Found January 10, 2012 on MLB Trade Rumors:
The Phillies are trolling for bullpen depth and talking to reliever Jeremy Accardo about a minor league deal, tweets ESPN's Jerry Crasnick.  Accardo became a free agent in October about being outrighted by the Orioles. Accardo, 30, posted a 5.73 ERA, 5.5 K/9, 4.3 BB/9, 1.19 HR/9, and 37.4% groundball rate in 37 2/3 innings for the Orioles this year.  The Arizona resident was designated for assignment in June and accepted a Triple-A assignment, but was re-added to the 40-man in September. So far, the Phillies have signed Dave Bush, Scott Elarton, Pat Misch, David Purcey, Brian Sanches, Raul Valdes, Tuffy Gosewisch, Steve Lerud, Kevin Frandsen, Hector Luna, Pete Orr, Lou Montanez, and Scott Podsednik to minor league deals.

Orioles Notes: Johnson, Jones, Scott

The Orioles announced a three-year deal with left-hander Wei-Yin Chen today, but that’s far from the only news to trickle out of Baltimore today. Here’s the latest on the club... Now that they’ve signed Chen, the Orioles are going forward with Jim Johnson in the bullpen,’s Brittany Ghiroli tweets. Johnson, 28, posted a 2.67 ERA with 5.7 K/9 and 2.1 BB/9 in 91...

Phillies release OF John Bowker

The Philadelphia Phillies have released outfielder John Bowker to allow him to play with a professional team in Japan, the club announced via a press release today. Bowker played in 31 Major Leageu games in 2011 with the Phillies and the Pittsburgh Pirates and hit .133 with two RBIs. Image by Jim Epler under the Creative Commons License.

Orioles Sign Free Agent LHP Wei-Yin Chen

The Orioles announced that they have signed LHP Wei-Yin Chen to a three year contract.

Report: Reds reach agreement with closer Madson

Ryan Madson may finally have a new home.

Rays agree to one-year deal with DH Luke Scott

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Top Moment #13: Chooch Ends Double Header with Walk-Off Single

Photo: Philly.comOn June 15, the Phillies and Marlins took part in a double header.  The Phillies were all over the Marlins in the first game as Kyle Kendrick led the Phillies to an 8-1 victory.  The second game of the double header was closer and more exciting.It was one of the rare games in which Roy Halladay was not dominant. The Marlins took an early lead, but luckily for...

O's to get medical updates on players

The Orioles will hold an orientation for approximately a dozen players in the days leading up to the organization's annual FanFest.

O's Name Poitevint International Director

The Orioles named Ray Poitevint as Executive Director, International Baseball.

Reds To Sign Ryan Madson

The Reds have agreed to sign Ryan Madson, Jon Heyman of tweets. Scott Boras represents the right-hander, who figures to become the closer in Cincinnati's new-look bullpen. Madson posted a 2.37 ERA with 9.2 K/9, 2.4 BB/9 and a 48.8% ground ball rate in 60 2/3 innings for the Phillies in 2011. The 31-year-old saved 32 games in his first full season as a closer. Last week 17...

New Year's Resolutions: Kyle Kendrick

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Guru's College Report: Dayton's First Road Win Becomes St. Joe's First Home Loss

<span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"">By Mel Greenberg <span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman""> PHILADELPHIA – If Dayton is the opponent and you have found ways to reduce contributions from Flyers senior Justine Raterman you might feel good about your chances to step away with the...
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