Gameday 78: Brewers vs. Phillies

Milwaukee Brewers (29-48) at Philadelphia Phillies (27-50) Starting Pitchers:PHI: Sean O’Sullivan, RHP (1-5, 5.34) vs.MIL: Jimmy Nelson, RHP (4-8, 4.34) Time: 7:05 pmTV: CSNWeather: Partly Cloudy, 80 degreesMedia: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Today: The Phillies will look to keep the wins going against a team just ahead of the Phillies in the overall standings on...
Via Phillies Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cameron Rupp an answer at catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies?

Cameron Rupp is 26 years old and is in the midst of his first full season in the major leagues. Rupp hit his first career home run Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium, and with the new trend to hold the ball for a ransom, Rupp’s homerun was perfect. It tied the game and it landed in the bullpen. Rupp will get the homerun ball at some point, but it shows how he is fitting in with the...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cameron Rupp trying to make case to become Phillies' next long-term catcher

For nearly the last decade, the Philadelphia Phillies have relied upon one principal backstop behind the plate, but now, as a new rebuilding era is ushered in, Cameron Rupp is auditioning to become the Phillies' new franchise catcher. Carlos Ruiz has been a staple at catcher for the Phillies much like Chase Utley has been at second base and Ryan Howard at first. However, that wave...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ruiz understands diminished playing time

Carlos Ruiz still considers himself the Phillies' No. 1 catcher, but he also sees what is happening in front of him. Cameron Rupp has started three consecutive games behind the plate, including Tuesday night's game against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium...
Via Philly Sports Live
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 71: Cardinals vs. Phillies

St. Louis Cardinals (45-23) at Philadelphia Phillies (23-47) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Adam Morgan, LHP (0-0, 0.00)vs.STL: Michael Wacha, RHP (9-2, 2.48) Time: 1:35 EST, Citizens Bank ParkTV: CSNWeather: Partly Cloudy, 83 degreesMedia: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Today: Prospect lefty, Adam Morgan, will get the start for the Phillies today in place of Jerome Williams...
Via Phillies Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies trying to strike delicate balance at 2B

Over the past 14 games, Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg has started catchers Carlos Ruiz and Cameron Rupp evenly. It makes sense. Ruiz's .573 OPS is 21st among 23 qualified catchers in baseball. Rupp's is .636. Could the same thing finally happen at sec...
Via Philly Sports Live
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds Sweep Series Over Phillies

View image | Final: Reds 5, Phillies 2 WP: Moscot (1-1) LP: Williams (3-6) SV: Chapman (12) Cincinnati, OH- Reds complete the sweep and take the season series 4 games to 2. The Phillies offense managed just two runs this afternoon. Ben Revere, Jeff Francoeur and Cameron Rupp all...
Via Philliedelphia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies P Sean O'Sullivan, pissed over ball call, takes ball to throat

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Sean O'Sullivan's barehanded grab is long forgotten. Pissed a pitch was called a ball...catcher Cameron Rupp threw the ball back to an unprepped O. Who took it right off the ole adam's apple. [h/t DC Dan Carson]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies pitcher hit in throat with throwback from catcher (Video)

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Sean O'Sullivan was accidentally hit in the throat with the throwback from catcher Cameron Rupp during the top of the sixth in Sunday's game against Arizona.It happened with two outs and D-backs runners on first and third after O'Sullivan had delivered his 2-2 pitch high for ball three. O'Sullivan was looking to first base, so he wasn't ready when...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies pitcher O'Sullivan hit in throat by catcher's throw

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Phillies right-hander Sean O'Sullivan was hit in the throat on a throw back from catcher Cameron Rupp in the sixth inning of Sunday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. O'Sullivan looked as if he was turning back to the plate after talking to his fielders when Rupp fired the ball back to the mound. O'Sullivan, though, hadn't returned his attention to Rupp and...
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rupp shows off strong arm nabbing basestealers

Cameron Rupp caught Josh Harrison trying to steal second base in the third inning and Starling Marte trying to steal second base in the fourth inning in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Bucs. Both plays ended their respective innings.
Via Philly Sports Live
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Gameday 26: Phillies vs. Marlins

Philadelphia Phillies (8-17) at Miami Marlins (12-12) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Severino Gonzalez (0-1, 23.63) vs.MIA: Jarred Cosart (1-1, 2.49) Time: 1:10 EST, Marlins ParkTV: CSNWeather: N/AMedia: Twitter and Facebook A note for today:  Severino Gonzalez gets his second MLB start today and looks to make it out of the second inning.  Cameron Rupp will be catching him...
Via Phillies Nation
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies Lose Third Straight Behind Another Shaky Pitching Performance

Philadelphia Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp, left, tags out St. Louis Cardinals’ Pete Kozma trying to take two bases on a sacrifice bunt during the second inning of a baseball game, Thursday, April 30, 2015 in St. Louis. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP) The St. Louis Cardinals tagged the Phillies pitching staff to the tune of nine runs and twelve hits, on their way to...
Via The Sports Journal
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Gameday 23: Phillies vs. Cardinals

Philadelphia Phillies (8-14) at St. Louis Cardinals (14-6) Starting Pitchers: PHI: David Buchanan (0-4, 7.52) vs.STL: Tim Cooney (0-0, 0.00) Time: 1:45 EST, Busch StadiumTV: CSNWeather: Sunny, 60′sMedia: Twitter and Facebook A note for today:  David Buchanan gets the start today and looks to improve his ERA some more, which currently stands at 7.52, down from his 18...
Via Phillies Nation
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies Drop Second Straight in Front of Record Low Crowd

Miami Marlins’ Dee Gordon, left, scores past the tag from Philadelphia Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp on a two-run double by Martin Prado during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) The product on the field at Citizens Bank Park has been sub-par for the majority of the past three seasons. Fans have begun showing...
Via The Sports Journal
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Phils catcher Rupp lost his ball against the Mets last night

Philadelphia Phillies Cameron Rupp searches around home plate for the pitch from Jerome Williams while Eric Campbell moves up to second base...And with those 42s all around -- you had no idea who those guys in play were.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Phils Miss Out On Sweep, Drop Series Finale To Nats

The Phillies and Nationals needed extra innings to decide the winner for the second time in two days. This time, however, the Nats got the best of them, 4-3. They came into Sunday’s game with low expectations for a series sweep. They were set to face the Nats’ ace in Max Scherzer, while sending career minor-leaguer Sean O’Sullivan to the mound. However, O’Sullivan nearly...
Via Phillies Nation
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Phils Down Nationals, 4-1

Things didn’t look too good for the Phillies for the first six innings of Friday night’s game against the Nationals. The Phils were only down 1-0 thanks to a great performance by Jerome Williams, but the offense simply couldn’t get anything going against Gio Gonzalez. But then, with one out in the seventh inning, Gonzalez lost it. He walked Grady Sizemore and Cameron Rupp,...
Via Phillies Nation
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Gameday 4: Nationals vs Phillies

Washington Nationals (1-2) at Philadelphia Phillies (1-2) Starting Pitchers:PHI: Jerome Williams vs.WAS: Gio Gonzalez Time: 7:05 EST, Citizens Bank ParkTV: CSNWeather: Cloudy, low 60′sMedia: Twitter and Facebook A note for today: Gio Gonzalez will get the start for the Nationals, and that’s bad news for the Phillies. That is, if Gonzalez can return to form after a bumpy 2014...
Via Phillies Nation
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies 2015 Opening Day 25-Man Roster

Behold the most uninspiring 25-man roster to don Phillies uniforms since the scabs of the 1994 strike. Catchers:Carlos Ruiz & Cameron RuppInfielders:Ryan Howard/1B, Chase Utley/2B, Freddy Galvis/SS, Cody Asche/3B, Andres Blanco/UTL, Cesar Hernandez/UTL & Darin Ruf/1B/OFOutfielders:Ben Revere, Odubel Herrera, Grady Sizemore & Jeff FrancoeurRotation:Cole Hamels, Aaron Harang...
Via We Should Be GM's
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies and Yankees Discussing Austin Romine

George A. King III of the New York Post reports the Phillies and Yankees have had talks in recent days of acquiring catcher Austin Romine. Romine is currently in competition with John Ryan Murphy for back up to Brian McCann and is out of minor league options. While Cameron Rupp,...
Via Philliedelphia
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Spring Training Gameday: Phillies (9-7) at Pirates (7-7)

Philadelphia Phillies (8-7) at Pittsburgh Pirates Split Squad (7-7) Starting Pitchers:PHI: Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez vs.PHI: Vance Worley Time: 1:05 EST, McKechnie Field TV: MLB.TV Weather: Sunny, 79 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Today:  Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez takes the hill for the Phillies, having allowed seven earned runs in seven innings pitched this spring. Gonzalez...
Via Phillies Nation
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Eovaldi strong again, Yankees beat Phillies 3-2

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Nathan Eovaldi gave up two hits over four shutout innings and the New York Yankees beat a Philadelphia Phillies split squad 3-2 Sunday. Eovaldi retired seven in a row before Cameron Rupp flared a single to center in the third. Cody Asche singled to center during the fourth. Eovaldi, acquired from Miami in December, went 6-14 with a 4.37 ERA in 33 starts last year...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies could add veteran shortstop, catcher during Spring Training

This offseason, the Philadelphia Phillies did a major overhaul to their roster including trading away veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Also lost in the overhaul, backup catcher Wil Nieves signed a deal with the San Diego Padres leaving a gap their as well. To fill those gaps, according to Jayson Stark of, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro told him he will...
Via Total Sports Live
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Short on depth, Phillies could add shortstop or catcher during Spring Training

Cameron Rupp could be the Phillies backup backstop in 2015 This offseason the Phillies subtracted their starting shortstop in Jimmy Rollins and backup catcher in Wil Nieves. Rollins was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers and Nieves signed with the San Diego Padres. Neither player has really been replaced; the...
Via Philliedelphia
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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