Found July 31, 2012 on Phillies Nation:
Shane gave the Phillies some great seasons (MLB.com) The Phillies have sent two time all-star outfielder Shane Victorino to the Los Angeles Dodgers for relief pitcher Josh Lindblom and Ethan Martin. Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports was the first to finalize the news, via twitter. Victorino spent six full seasons, and parts of two others, with the Phillies, joining the team  late in the 2005 season. This year, Victorino is hitting .261 with nine homers, but also shows a career-low .724 OPS. Lindblom, 25, has a 3.02 ERA in 47 2/3 relief innings this year. Some of his other peripherals: 8.1 K/9, 3.4 BB/9, 1.70 HR/9, and 38% groundball rate. The homers are bit concerning, but he is young and under team control through 2018. Lindblom is also pronounced “Lind-Bloom” for those who were unaware. The righty reliever is mostly fastball/slider, topping out around 94 on the gun. He would instantly be there second best relief pitcher upon arrival. Martin, 23, is currently in Double-A and has star...
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