Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 8/21/12
Wikipedia Commons What seems like an eternity ago the Phillies traded ace pitcher Cliff Lee, fresh off of a World Series run and  two dominant World Series games for three prospects:  Phillippe Aumont, Tyson Gillies, and J.C. Ramirez.  The move designed to "replenish the farm system" has yet to yield a major league player.  That is, until today. Phillies reliever Jeremy Horst has left the team for a short paternity leave, and Aumont will be recalled to take his place.  Horst, who will miss the series against the very team who traded him, has been very effective in 16 outings, pitching to a 1-0 record with a 1.06 ERA in 16 games.   Aumont, a righty, has rebounded nicely from a rough start in AAA.  In April, Aumont had a 6.48 ERA.  Afterwards he rebounded with a 2.45 May, a 3.97 June, and a 2.38 July.  His most recent appearance for the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs he allowed four runs in 2/3 an inning, which helped inflate his numbers.  Overall for the season, Aumont is 3-1 with a 4.26...
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