Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 10/18/12
Tyson Brummett, we hardly knew thee.  Today the Phillies began clearing space on their 40-man roster, attempting to outright  RHP Tyson Brummett, IF Pete Orr, and C Steven Lerud to AAA Lehigh Valley.  Brummet did not make it through waivers and was claimed in the exchange by the Toronto Blue Jays, reports MLB.com's Todd Zolecki. The Phillies will need to clear roster space for offseason moves.  By removing Brummett, Orr, and Lerud, the Phillies stand at 37 players, in addition to four players on the 60-day disabled list.   Having those players on the 60-day disabled list opened up roster space during the season, but they need to find their way back onto the 40-man roster this offseason. Of the four injured players, Jose Contreras and Brian Schneider are good bets not to return.  Their contracts are expiring and the Phillies have other, cheaper options.  David Herndon and Michael Stutes will need to be added to the roster.   The rules give the Phillies until November 20th to add them to
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