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JAKE DIEKMAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Getting third out proves difficult for Phils’ bullpen

The third out proved problematic for the Phillies' bullpen Tuesday night at Coors Field. Phillies left-hander Jake Diekman allowed two runs with two outs in the seventh inning to hand the Rockies a two-run lead in an eventual 6-5 loss.
Via Philly Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Diekman Struggling to Find his Groove for Phillies

PHILADELPHIA – MAY 24: Jacob Diekman #63 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch in the seventh inning during a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citizens Bank Park on May 24, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 5-3. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images) Jake Diekman is off to a brutal start early on in this 2015 season. The 28-year-old left hander is...
Via The Sports Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Number of Walks Key for Phillies’ Bullpen in 2015

The Phillies had very few bright spots during the 2014 season. However, the biggest bright spot was the bullpen, which finished ninth in MLB with a 4.3 WAR among bullpens. The Phillies’ bullpen was pretty average in terms of ERA, ranking 18th in MLB with an overall ERA of 3.64, but ranked 9th in opponent batting average at .233, and 10th in strikeouts with 480. The biggest issue...
Via Phillies Nation
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Digging Deeper into the Phillies’ Combined No-Hitter

On Monday, September 1st 2014, the Phillies finally gave their fans something to smile about. Cole Hamels, Jake Diekman, Ken Giles, and Jonathan Papelbon threw the franchise’s first combined no-hitter. Of course, a combined a no-hitter is not your conventional no-hitter. Nonetheless, it should not be treated any differently. In fact, the combined effort actually […] The post...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitchers give combined no-hitter ball to ill team president

After starter Cole Hamels and relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon threw the first combined no-hitter in Philadelphia Phillies history on Monday, there was no argument on who the prized final game ball should go to — and, to a player, there was only one choice.The game ball, they decided, will be delivered to team president David Montgomery, who took a medical...
Via The Other Paper
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Expanded Storyline: Uncovered Phillies’ Plan for Relief

When three bullpen hopefuls left Clearwater near the end of March, Jake Diekman of the Philadelphia Phillies never realized that quick demotions were ahead for the other two relievers. However, getting another chance in Philly is Justin De Fratus, while BJ Rosenberg returned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley after a month on the seven-day disabled list in the minors. Please, scroll down...
Via isportsweb.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Amaro’s Uncovered Plan for Relief, for the Phillies

When three bullpen hopefuls left Clearwater near the end of March, Jake Diekman of the Philadelphia Phillies never realized that quick demotions were ahead for the other two relievers. However, getting another chance in Philly is Justin De Fratus, while BJ Rosenberg returns to Triple-A Lehigh Valley after a month on the seven-day disabled list in the minors. Please, scroll down...
Via isportsweb.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bullpen Blows Another in Phillies 9-6 Loss to Atlanta

Domonic Brown’s three-run homer in a five-run eighth inning brought the Phillies back from a four run deficit. The problem, again, was the bullpen. Jake Diekman gave up a grand slam to Dan Uggla in the top of the ninth, and the Braves won 9-6. Hernandez Sweats, Bullpen Wrecks  -Jake Diekman, ugh. After the Phillies take a lead with a ridiculous eighth inning, Diekman was awful...
Via Phillies Nation
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Curious Bullpen Management Cost Phils Game 2

Sandberg’s bullpen use likely cost the Phillies a win last night. Last night, with a 2-1 lead heading into the bottom of the seventh, Ryne Sandberg went to lefty Jake Diekman for the second day in a row. Diekman did not make last year’s Opening Day roster but was quite effective when called up, cutting his walk-rate nearly in half from his 2012 rookie campaign and lowering his...
Via Phillies Nation
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Trial by Fire for 2 Phillies

Storyline: Trial by Fire for 2 PhilliesUnder the radar due to a disappointing finish in 2013 was the overlooked performance of Jake Diekman for the Philadelphia Phillies in game 161. The same can be said of BJ Rosenberg, who had an even tougher three outs. TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not...
Via isportsweb.com
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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