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Phillies Injury Update: John Mayberry Jr. slow to recover from wrist problem

The Philadelphia Phillies came from 3-1 behind in the eighth inning to defeat the San Fancisco Giants on Friday by the score of 5-3, in 10 innings. Marlon Byrd and Cody Asche homered for the Phillies, who improved to 54-68 on the season. It's been a struggle for the Phillies, who are 23rd in team ERA and 22nd in runs scored. On the injury front, outfielder John Mayberry Jr...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies bring back Tony Gwynn Jr. on a minor league deal

Last Monday, the Philadelphia Phillies released outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. after they designated him for assignment but he is back with the organization. According to CSN Philly’s Jim Salisbury, the Phillies signed him to a minor league deal and he will go to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. We all understand that this is not a huge move but it gives the Phillies some depth in the outfield...
Via Total Sports Live
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Injury Update: John Mayberry Jr. placed on DL

The Philadelphia Phillies entered tonight's game against the San Francisco Giants entrenched in last place in the National League East with a record of 43-56. The Phillies, who are 26th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, banged out 14 hits, but left 11 men on base. One player which may provide a spark to the offense is power-hitting right hander Darin Ruf, who has been called...
Via MLB Injury News
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: John Mayberry Jr. Drawing Trade Interest

Because Phillies Center Fielder Ben Revere has missed the last two games after running in to the Turner Field wall chasing down a fly ball, John Mayberry Jr. has gotten two starts in his place and has shown promise, drawing attention from different Major League Teams. The Boston Red Sox, who are looking for outfield depth and will more than likely to add players at the deadline,...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

John Mayberry and Wasted Resources

Back in December, I argued against tendering a contract to John Mayberry, suggesting that his salary outweighed his projected contributions. Mayberry was worth rostering when he made the league minimum and exhibited upside, but he was well past both points. There was no risk to letting him go, because despite his athleticism and versatility, he had been a replacement-level player...
Via Phillies Nation
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Mayberry’s Days as a Phillie Be Numbered?

The big news from Spring Training today came from comments made by manager Ryne Sandberg. Sandberg’s comments were in reference to where he sees a number of players on the 2014 roster. There were some surprises, Darin Ruf will see equal time at first base and left field, some news was not as surprising, Jesse Biddle will likely start the year in Triple-A Lehigh Valley, and then...
Via Phillies Nation
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Avoid Arbitration with Mayberry

#Phillies and John Mayberry avoid arbitration. He gets $1,587,500. — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) January 17, 2014 According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Phillies have avoided arbitration with outfielder/first baseman John Mayberry Jr. This is Mayberry’s first year of arbitration eligibility. Mayberry will compete for a job as the right-handed bench bat with the...
Via Phillies Nation
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies must trade John Mayberry before tomorrow's Rule 5 Draft

John Mayberry must not be on the Phillies 40-man roster this time tomorrow. Mayberry must be traded tonight. Why the urgency? The Phillies were given a gift last week when they earned an extra Rule 5 draft selection from the Cubs through a grievance. It gives the Phillies the 4th and 7th picks in tomorrow's Rule 5 draft. Problem is, they have two selections in the draft...
Via PhilsBaseball
December 11, 2013  |  1 Comment

Mayberry’s 2 HR, Walkoff Grand Slam, Give Phils 7-3 Win

John Mayberry Jr, take a bow. You are the hero tonight. Mayberry smashed a game-tying home run to lead off the 10th inning. He then walked off with a grand slam in the 11th, giving the Phillies a crazy, weird, unbelievable 7-3 win over the Marlins. The last extra-inning, walkoff grand slam was by Dale Murphy August 6, 1991 vs. the Cubs in the 11th inning. Historic. Wild. Weird. A...
Via Phillies Nation
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

John Mayberry Jr. suffers worst outfield nightmare (Video)

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder John Mayberry Jr. suffered an incredibly embarrassing moment when he slipped and fell while trying to catch a fly ball in the outfield during Thursday night's game at Citizens Bank Park against the St. Louis Cardinals. It happened in the fourth inning as Cardinals batter Allen Craig hit an easy fly ball to right center field. Mayberry seemed...
Via Holdout Sports
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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