A's sign Philip Humber to minor league deal

The A's made their first post-season move outside the organization Saturday with the signing to a minor league contract of right-handed pitcher Philip Humber, who was with the Astros last year. Humber, who will come to spring training with the big league club, was 0-8 with a 7.90 ERA for Houston this season. But in April of 2012 he was at the other end of the baseball rainbow...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Outright Philip Humber To Oklahoma

The Houston Astros have outrighted right-handed pitcher Philip Humber to their Triple-A Oklahoma City minor league affiliate. Humber has yet to accept the outright and could decide to try his chances on the open market. The post Houston Astros Outright Philip Humber To Oklahoma appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL News | MLB News | NBA News | NHL News | Fantasy |.
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May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Philip Humber hates...dolphins?

Houston Astros pitcher Philip Humber recently told a story that explained how an experience during his youth caused him to not be the biggest fan of dolphins.

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February 28, 2013  |  6 Comments

Humber joins Astros pitching staff

The Houston Astros have claimed Philip Humber off waivers from the Chicago White Sox and agreed to a one-year contract with the pitcher who threw a perfect game last season. Humber gets an $800,000 salary next year. There is a club option for $3 million in 2014 with a $50,000 buyout. The 29-year-old Humber pitched a perfect game in a 4-0 win over the Seattle Mariners last April...
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November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: Trade Rumors

As this season approaches the All-Star break, fans of the Chicago White Sox are wondering if Kenny Williams has any more tricks up his sleeve. The GM has already made an impressive move when he acquired Kevin Youkilis from the Red Sox for Brent Lillibridge and Zach Stewart. The move put Youkilis at third base, a position the Sox have had trouble with so far this year. It also opened...
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Softball pitcher K's every batter

Andrea Chiaradio, a high school softball player from Stonington, Conn., struck out all 21 batters she faced in an unbelievable perfect game performance.

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April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Philip Humber: Not A Fluke

Over the weekend, Philip Humber had the game of his life, throwing the 21st perfect game in baseball history against the Seattle Mariners. While the Mariners have a lousy offense and Safeco Field is a fantastic place to pitch, those factors shouldn’t diminish what Humber accomplished. A lot of good pitchers have faced a lot of lousy offenses over the years, and only 20 men before...
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April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Philip Humber called pregnant wife after throwing perfect game.

When Philip Humber was finished throwing the 21st perfect game in Major League Baseball history he called his nine month pregnant wife to make sure she didn’t go into labor from all the commotion. Please click the link below to read the rest of this story and watch video analysis on Humber's perfect game.
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April 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Controversial last out of Humber's perfect game

Philip Humber of the Chicago White Sox threw a perfect game against the Seattle Mariners this afternoon. Check out the video below of the last strike and out of the game. The umpire, Brian Runge, called the batter, Brendan Ryan, out when Ryan tried to check his swing on a 3-2 count. Judge for yourself if the umpire made the right call. The perfect game would have been ruined if Ryan...
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April 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Philip Humber Throws Perfect Game as Chicago White Sox Win 4-0

The Chicago White Sox saw their starting pitcher perform perfection as Philip Humber pitched a perfect game today. The White Sox watched as Humber struck out nine and he completed his perfect game. The Sox played pretty good defense today aiding their pitcher in the quest for perfection. In the first inning Humber got some help from his infield as Figgins grounded out to first,...
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April 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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