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Savery Joins The A's Bullpen Fray

Spring training has officially begun, but the Oakland A's are far from done tinkering with their roster. On Monday, the A's added another left-handed pitcher to their 40-man roster, claiming former first-round pick Joe Savery off of waivers. He will join the competition to land a middle relief spot in the A's bullpen.
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

A’s Claim Savery

The #Athletics have claimed left-handed pitcher Joe Savery from Philadelphia; move Eric O’Flaherty to the 60-day DL. — Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) February 17, 2014 The Oakland A’s announced on Twitter that they have claimed LHP Joe Savery from the Phillies. Savery, 28, was placed on waivers when the Phillies signed RHP A.J. Burnett. Savery was the Phillies first round pick...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Lose Joe Savery To The Oakland Athletics

The Phillies needed roster space when the team signed A.J. Burnett. The roster casualty was left-handed reliever Joe Savery, was designated for assignment. Savery did not make it past waivers, according to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly: Joe Savery claimed on waivers by the Oakland A's. — Jim Salisbury (@JSalisburyCSN)...
Via Philliedelphia
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Lose Productive Reliever Joe Savery To The Disabled List

He was 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA in the Phillies bullpen. It had to be too good to be true, right? Apparently so. The Phillies today played left-handed reliever Joe Savery on the 15-day disabled list with elbow stiffness, reports the Phillies. To take his place on the active roster...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Savery Recalled By Phillies

He's back! Tonight the Phillies announced that they have recalled left-handed reliever Joe Savery from AAA Lehigh Valley, according to the Allentown Morning Call's Mandy Housenick. Savery will fill the roster spot vacated by John Lannan, who heads to the 15-day disabled list. Just earlier I pretty much ruled Savery...
Via Philliedelphia
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies storyline: 2 destinations

In February, it didn’t appear that this would be the battle the Philadelphia Phillies envisioned for Michael Stutes.  And they did not expect him to be on the losing end either.  However, many in this cast of characters will wear hats at 2 different baseball levels during 2013. TAL’S HANDY CAPS WELCOME, NEWCOMERS: My articles are designed to represent a baseball man’s thinking...
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Player Review: Joe Savery

( It started with promise, with people pining to see Joe Savery in the bullpen. It ended with Savery wondering where he once against fits in the Phillies organization. A former pitcher-turned-first-baseman-turned-pitcher, Savery found himself in Triple-A in 2011 as a budding star in the Iron Pigs bullpen. Also a former first round selection, Savery posted a 1.50 ERA between...
Via Phillies Nation
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies Bullpen Relieved of Joe Savery After Ugly Loss to Pirates

After allowing 5 earned runs in the Phillies 11-7 loss to the Pirates on Wednesday, Joe Savery was sent out to AAA Lehigh Valley, according to Jeff Skversky of 6ABC. Savery often was placed in no-win situations for the Phillies this season, but today had an opportunity to give the Phillies some innings and keep them in the game.  Instead in 2 2/3 innings of work Savery allowed...
Via Philliedelphia
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies Set Opening Day Roster; Orr and Savery In

The Philadelphia Phillies set their Opening Day Roster yesterday ahead of tomorrow’s Opening Day matchup against the Pittsburgh Pirates. With 23 spots basically locked down, the Phillies only had two spots remaining. The Phillies opted to keep utility infielder Pete Orr on their roster. It has been clear that the Phillies would carry an extra infielder given the rash of infield...
Via Philly Sports World
April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Joe Savery, Pete Orr Round Out Phillies Roster

Savery is the final pitcher on a roster that needed another lefty.From the Phillies: The Phillies have finalized their Opening Day roster for the 2012 regular season, Manager Charlie Manuel announced today.The Phillies made the following transactions: infielder Pete Orr had his contract selected; infielder Hector Luna, outfielder Scott Podsednik and left-hander Raul Valdes were...
Via Phillies Nation
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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