The Phillies officially announced Domonic Brown has been placed on the Disabled List and will not be available for Opening Day. And now the question remains, how can the Phillies possibly replace the player who was quite literally the second-worst player in baseball last season?
The contestants are: Darin Ruf, Brian Bogusevic, Jeff Francoeur, Jordan Danks, and Russ Canzler.
Astonishingly enough, the Phillies have a winning record thus far in Spring Training (7-4). However, the bats are still in winter hibernation mode. Despite being to the good 3 wins, the Phils have a negative run differential (-6), due to a poor performing offense. Overall, the pitching has done well (3.8 runs allowed per 9 IP). The offense has only mustered 3.3 runs per game...
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) Anibal Sanchez was roughed up for the second time this spring, allowing two home runs to Brian Bogusevic as the split-squad Detroit Tigers lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Saturday.
Sanchez gave up four runs on four hits and a walk in four innings. He was 8-5 with a 3.43 ERA last year.
Struggling Tigers reliever Joe Nathan pitched a scoreless inning.
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17 days ago
Brian Bogusevic, a last-minute replacement in the Phillies' lineup, hit two home runs, while Russ Canzler set up the go-ahead run with a single as the Phillies earned a 5-4 win over the Tigers on Saturday afternoon.
WSBGMs is a fan of offseason minor league contracts. Why? Because they are aplenty and make for something to mull over in between countless rumors of big name free agents and trades. Amaro has already inked a few, and the calendar just flipped to November. Minor League Depth Signings: Brian Bogusevic/OF - last saw MLB action in 2013 and has played parts of 4 seasons with...
The Chicago Cubs obtained the right-handed outfield bat they needed, acquiring OF Justin Ruggiano from the Miami Marlins for lefty swinging OF Brian Bogusevic.
The deal was announced at baseball's winter meetings Thursday.
Ruggiano, who turns 32 in April, has played parts of five big league seasons with Tampa Bay (2007-08, 2011) and Miami (2012-13). He hit a career-high 18 homers...
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December 12, 2013