Originally written on We Should Be GM's  |  Last updated 10/24/12
Pete Orr was removed from the 40-man roster.  In parts of two seasons in Philly, Orr played 2nd and 3rd base, batting .253/.616 over 81 games.  Signing him to a minor league deal for a third straight season would be wise because he provides depth at Triple-A and is passable in short spurts in the Majors.  Plus, he's Canadian, so that's cool.Minor league veteran catcher Steven Lerud finally got the proverbial "cup of coffee" he's been seeking, playing in all of 3 games for the Phillies last season.  He too, was taken off the 40-man roster.  The only reason I would like him back, is that he's my birthday buddy (October 13th).  Other than that, he really doesn't have any redeeming value.Tyson Brummett made his MLB debut on the final day of the season, pitching 2/3 of an inning.  The Phils took him off the 40-man roster and he was claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays...only to be released a few days later when they selected another Phillie off of waivers.That Phillie was former Rule 5 pick ...
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