This Date In Royals History: April 3, 2006

2006: The Tigers hit three solo home runs to capture a 3-1 Opening Day win over the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Chris Shelton hit two of the home runs, one in the fourth inning and the other in the sixth, both off Royals starter Scott Elarton. Carlos Guillen hit the other one, in the eighth inning against reliever Andy Sisco. Elarton allowed seven hits and three walks in 5...
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Former big leaguer Scott Elarton signs with Independent league team

Former major league pitcher Scott Elarton has joined the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlanta League. Elarton has not pitched in the major leagues since 2008. Elarton’s last productive season came in 2005 when he won 11 games for the Indians. Last year Elarton made 26 starts for the Phillies Triple-A team finishing with a 5.41 ERA and a 1.57 WHIP. The Skeeters also signed former...
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Elarton signs minor league deal with Twins

Scott Elarton has signed a minor league deal with the Minnesota Twins. While Elarton is a veteran and the Twins have rotation spots to fill, Elarton, 36, will serve primarily as organizational depth. Last season Elarton pitched at the Triple-A level for the Phillies where he posted a 5.26 ERA. The last time Elarton pitched in the majors was 2008 when he pitched eight games in relief...
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring Training Gameday: Tigers vs. Phillies

Time: 1:05 pm, Brighthouse Field – Clearwater, FL Weather: Sunny, 79 TV: The Comcast Network, ESPN Follow Phillies Nation on TwitterLehigh’s carriage may have turned back into a pumpkin but Scott Elarton attempts to continue his own Cinderella Story against the powerful Tigers. Elarton, who has not seen Major League action since throwing 15.1 IP in 2008 with the Indians, is...
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March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Update: Non-Rostered Invitees – Pitchers

Can Scott Elarton complete his comeback by winning a Major League roster spot? Photo: APAs Spring Training’s third calendar week comes to a close, the Phils have fourteen non-rostered invitees still in camp. On Wednesday, the Phils reassigned four (Dave Bush, Austin Hyatt, Pat Misch, and BJ Rosenberg)  of the original ten pitching invitees to Minor League camp. We’ll take...
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March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Phils sign Brian Sanches, Scott Elarton

The Phillies announced yesterday that they signed RP Brian Sanches, along with SP Scott Elarton.  Sanches, 33, was part of the Phillies organization from 2004-2007, progressing from AA to the majors, seeing some time for the Phils.  Originally a 2nd round draft choice by the Royals in the 1999 draft, Sanches went on to throw for the Nationals and Marlins having a good modicum...
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December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Phillies invite Elarton, 7 others to spring training

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Scott Elarton, a 17-game winner with Houston in 2000 who hasn't pitched in the majors in three years, was among eight non-roster players the Phillies have invited to spring training.
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Phillies invite 8 to spring training

Scott Elarton, a 17-game winner with Houston in 2000 who hasn't pitched in the majors in three years, was among eight non-roster players the Phillies have invited to spring training. Elarton last pitched professionally in 2010 with Triple-A Charlotte. He's 56-61 with a 5.29 ERA in 232 career games. Left-hander Pat Misch, who pitched in six games for the Mets last year;...
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November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Phillies sign three pitchers to minor-league deals

The Philadelphia Phillies have signed three pitchers to minor-league contracts, including one-time 17-game winner Scott Elarton.The 35-year-old hasn't pitched in the majors since 2008, when he went 0-1 with a 3.52 ERA in 15 games with the Cleveland Indians.Elarton went 17-7 for the Houston Astros in 2000 but has been mostly ineffective since. He missed all of last season, and...
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November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Phillies sign Elarton to minor league deal

The Philadelphia Phillies have signed eight players to minor league contracts, including veteran pitcher Scott Elarton.
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November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

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