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Phillies pitcher Phillippe Aumont opts to become free agent

After being designated for assignment over the weekend, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Phillippe Aumont has chosen to become a free agent, the team announced Wednesday. Aumont was designated for assignment by the Phillies after filling in for Cole Hamels in a spot start on June 19, in which he gave up six earned runs and walked seven batters in four innings. Aumont's spot start served...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

C’est la vie, Phillippe! Aumont Elects for Free Agency

Todd Zolecki tweeted following the Phillies loss to the Yankees this afternoon that pitcher Phillippe Aumont has declined assignment and elected to become a free agent. As our Jon Nisula pointed out prior to his disastrous outing against the Cardinals, Aumont was out of options, and a poor start last week could potentially force the club’s hand on Aumont. Nisula highlighted Aumont’s...
Via Phillies Nation
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillippe Aumont elects free agency, ending the 2009 Cliff Lee trade nightmare

When the Phillies dealt Cliff Lee to Seattle in 2009, it didn't make much sense because it seemed like some of the teams' best days were right ahead of them. They had the best record in 2011 and won the NL East in 2010. In an attempt to replenish some...
Via Philliedelphia
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies parting ways with Phillippe Aumont

Phillippe Aumont was designated for assignment by the Philadelphia Phillies this afternoon. Less than 24 hours after he walked seven batters in a loss to the Cardinals. With Cole Hamels sidelined due to a minor right hamstring strain, Aumont was called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to make a spot start last night. It wasn’t pretty. Aumont gave up six runs and 12 out of the 23...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Aumont designated for assignment by Phillies

Phillippe Aumont is not sure if he has a future with the Phillies, but he sounded hopeful Saturday he will.
Via Philly Sports Live
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Aumont's debut spoiled by squirrel, Cardinals

Final: Cardinals 12, Phillies 4 WP: Tyler Lyons (2-0, 5.09) LP: Phillippe Aumont (0-1, 13.50) Philadelphia, PA - After allowing four runs in the top of the second inning, Phillies pitcher Phillippe Aumont thought things couldn't get any worse. Then, the squirrel appeared. Leaping across the top of the net...
Via Philliedelphia
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rally Squirrel invades Cardinals-Phillies game (Video)

A runaway squirrel interrupted a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Friday night and it was fantastic. As Matt Carpenter stepped up to the plate against Phillies righty Phillippe Aumont in the second inning, the at-bat was intruded upon by a blood relative of Sandy Cheeks...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Seeking revival in career as a starting pitcher, Aumont earns first start in series opener against Cardinals

View image | Having won their first game in nearly two weeks yesterday afternoon, the Philadelphia Phillies (23-45) will seek to carry the momentum into a weekend series against Mike Matheny's National League Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals (43-23). Right hander Phillippe Aumont will start for the first time in...
Via Philliedelphia
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Acquire Jayson Nix from Rays, Send Aumont to Iron Pigs

On Friday, the Phillies rounded out their bench by acquiring Jayson Nix, brother of Laynce, from the Tampa Bay Rays for cash. Nix, 31, will be Jimmy Rollins’ backup at shortstop. Last season with the Yankees, Nix hit 236 with three homers and 24 RBIs in 86 games. He can also play second base, third base, and has played in the outfield. Not a bad move to make as the final bench...
Via Phillies Nation
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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