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Cubs Win One & Tie Another at Riverview Park

Eloy Jimenez belted an RBI triple and Rony Rodriguez and Justin Marra drilled RBI singles to highlight a three-run 1st inning, Oliver Zapata, doubled, singled, and walked, and Erick Castillo smacked a pinch-hit solo home run, helping the Cubs defeat the Giants 5-3 on Field #5, and Kevin Brown tripled, singled, walked, and scored a run, and Roney Alcala (RBI ground out & a two...
Via Cub Reporter
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hops Go Brew Crew's Way, Barley Defeat Cubs at Riverview Park

Jorge Ortega tossed six innings of shutout ball, Tucker Neuhaus (Brewers 2013 Supplemental 2nd round pick) drilled two RBI doubles, singled, and scored a run, Edgardo Rivera reached base four times (a single and three walks), stole a base, and scored three runs, and Luis Aviles smacked a three-run home run, as the Brewers outlasted the Cubs 8-6 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training...
Via Cub Reporter
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Casper Wells Unfriendly to Guests at Riverview Park

Bryant Flete reached base four times (two singles and two walks), knocked-in two runs, and scored another, and Casper Wells singled twice, walked, drove-in two runs, and scored another, leading the Cubs to an 8-4 victory over the Angels in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning on Field #6 at the Under Armour Performance Center at Riverview Park in Mesa, AZ...
Via Cub Reporter
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels Rally with Two in 9th to Tie Cubs at Diablo Park

Raul Linares rifled a single through the box to drive-in the tying run from 3rd base with two outs in the bottom of the 9th, as the Angels rallied for two runs in their final AB to tie the Cubs 3-3 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Diablo Park Field #7 in Tempe, AZ. Eloy Jimenez singled twice and collected an RBI and Varonex Cuevas ripped an RBI triple...
Via Cub Reporter
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

A's Rally Hangs Loss on Cubs at Riverview Park

Gabriel Sanchez belted a bases-clearing three-run double to cap a four-run 7th inning, and Justin Higley singled twice, stole two bases, scored two runs, and drove-in another, as the Athletics rallied to defeat the Cubs 5-2 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning on Field #6 at the Under Armour Performance Center at Riverview Park in Mesa, AZ. Jeffrey Baez...
Via Cub Reporter
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Eternal Journeyman

Yesterday was outfielder Casper Wells‘ 29th birthday.  You may know Casper Wells from his awesome Wikipedia page, where we learn that he is either the fourth or fifth member of his family to be named Casper, depending on whether you believe the “V” suffix in his name or the text which seems to have been added as an afterthought.  You may also know Casper Wells because the...
Via World Series Dreaming
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs sign outfielder Casper Wells to minor league contract

Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports that the Cubs have signed outfielder Casper Wells to a minor league contract. He’ll presumably receive an invite to spring training. Wells made more news this year for bouncing around from team-to-team and making relief appearances in blowout games than anything else. The 29-year-old batted .155/.211/.169 with one double and one RBI over 76...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Nation Player Reviews: The Under 100 PA Club

Martinez is in rare company: the bottom 1.6% of all-time in on-base plus slugging among the 5238 players with at least 300 plate appearances. The Phillies had four players accrue between 26 and 100 PA in 2013. In most years, these players are usually young, up-and-coming players who are getting a brief look at the Major League level. This was not necessarily the case with this crop...
Via Phillies Nation
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Bye-Bye...Well, Sorta

The Phillies have been doing some house cleaning, as Cesar Jimenez, JC Ramirez, John Lannan, Casper Wells, and Roger Bernadina were all outrighted off the 40-man roster. That illustrious group combined to hit .157/.482 in 121 at bats and pitch to the tune of a 5.90 ERA and a 1.62 WHIP over 116 innings.  Good job Amaro!Speaking of Amaro, he most love ******** from Michael Martinez...
Via We Should Be GM's
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Outright Four From 40-Man Roster

The Phillies announced today that they have outrighted outfielders Roger Bernadina and Casper Wells, as well as left-handed reliever Cesar Jimenez and right-handed reliever J.C. Ramirez. Including pending free agents Roy Halladay and Carlos Ruiz, and the remaining arbitration eligible players, the Phillies 40-man roster currently stands at 36. Bernadina, 29, was claimed mid-season...
Via Phillies Nation
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Cut Four More: Two Relievers, Two Outfielders

The Phillies' roster got lighter today as the Phillies outrighted four players off of the roster. They were outfielder Roger Bernadina, outfielder Casper Wells, reliever Cesar Jiminez, and reliever J.C. Ramirez. The Phillies outfield could feature Darin Ruf and Cesar Hernandez as backup outfielders if the Phillies acquire a starting...
Via Philliedelphia
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Casper Wells Returns To The Phillies

Remember our favorite .128-hitting reliever? He's back! Phillies outfielder/pitcher Casper Wells has been reinstated from the disabled list, Todd Zolecki reports. Well has not appeared in a game for the Phillies since Sunday, August 25, Roy Halladay's return to the mound after surgery. The night before was the night that...
Via Philliedelphia
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies OF/P Casper Wells Hits The Disabled List

Just two days after going 0-7 and giving up 12 runs in 2/3 of an inning, Casper Wells is hitting the disabled list, reports the Phillies. #Phillies OF Casper Wells placed on 15-day DL w/ vision complications. INF/OF Pete Orr contract selected from @IronPigs. — Phillies (@Phillies) August 26, 2013...
Via Philliedelphia
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

2 Position Players Finish On Mound For Phillies In 18-Inning Marathon

((HT: CSN Philly)) Let's just say it was a long day for the Phillies Casper Wells... Arizona scored five two-out runs in the top of the 18th inning to beat the Phillies, 12-7. Wells started in right field for the Phillies, went 0 for 7 at the plate and took the loss in just his second major-league pitching appearance. He pitched last month in mop-up duty for the White Sox...
Via Online Sports Guys
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Casper Wells- Worst Player in the History of Baseball

He can't hit, he can't pitch, he sucks.  Casper Wells.With Charlie Manuel no longer the whipping boy for the Phillies losing ways, the crux of blame pivots to Ruben Amaro.  He's assembled a roster full of other teams' rejects.  We're not the friggin' Astros, man! Anway, since joining the Phillies, Wells has 1 hit in 23 at bats (.043/.207) and a horrific...
Via We Should Be GM's
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies fall short in 18 innings against D-backs

Casper Wells never expected to be warming up in the bullpen in the wee hours of the morning. However, the Phillies' outfielder was forced into pitching duties against the Diamondbacks in a record-setting, marathon game that ended when Arizona scored five runs off Wells in the 18th inning and beat Philadelphia 12-7 Saturday night. The teams combined to use 20 pitchers in a contest...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks-Phillies marathon by the numbers

The Diamondbacks and Phillies went 18 innings Saturday afternoon ... and evening ... and night ... to the tune of 7 hours and 6 minutes. It was the longest game in the majors this season, the longest in D-backs history and the longest ever at Citizens Bank Park. The final out was recorded at 2:11 Philadelphia time. It's hard to really put into perspective how ridiculously long...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks-Phillies all-nighter by the numbers

The Diamondbacks and Phillies went 18 innings Saturday afternoon ... and evening ... and night ... to the tune of 7 hours and 6 minutes. It was the longest game in the majors this season, the longest in baseball since 1989 and the longest in the history of either franchise. The final out was recorded at 2:12 a.m. Philadelphia time. It's hard to really put into perspective how...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks-Phillies all-nighter by the numbers

The Diamondbacks and Phillies went 18 innings Saturday afternoon ... and evening ... and night ... to the tune of 7 hours and 6 minutes. It was the longest game in the majors this season, the longest in baseball since 1989 and the longest in the history of either franchise. The final out was recorded at 2:12 a.m. Philadelphia time. It's hard to really put into perspective how...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

D-backs outlast Phillies in 18-inning marathon

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Adam Eaton hit a go-ahead double in the 18th inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks outlasted the Philadelphia Phillies 12-7 in a record-setting, marathon game for both clubs Saturday night. The teams combined to use 20 pitchers in a contest that ended at 2:12 a.m. and took 7 hours, 6 minutes -- setting a mark for length of game for both teams. The Phillies began...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks 12, Phillies 7(18)

Adam Eaton hit a go-ahead double in the 18th inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks outlasted the Philadelphia Phillies 12-7 in a record-setting, marathon game for both clubs Saturday night. The teams combined to use 20 pitchers in a contest that ended at 2:12 a.m. and took 7 hours, 6 minutes - setting a mark for length of game for both teams. The Phillies began the 18th with outfielder...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Ethan Martin Only Gets Two Outs; Phillies Come Back, But Casper Wells Takes Loss In 18th Inning

Tonight's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks got busy in a hurry. Phillies starter Ethan Martin opened the game with two quick outs against leadoff hitter Tony Campana and two-hole hitter Adam Eaton. But those were the only outs Martin would record in this one. Beginning with Diamondbacks slugger Paul Goldschmidt...
Via Philliedelphia
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

BP Unfiltered: Grading Casper Wells` Performance as a Pitcher by Dan Rozenson

A review of the outfielder`s work on the mound this season.
Via Baseball Prospectus
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Young Refuses Assignment, Released by Phils

Delmon Young refused an outright assignment to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and was released by the Phillies today. Young hit .261/.332/.397 for the Phillies with just eight homers in 291 plate appearances. Young’s release comes just nine plate appearances shy of him achieving an additional $150 K bonus. Analysis: Casper Wells, who was added to replace Young, will make less than $150...
Via Phillies Nation
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

The Baseball Blues

Hey Phillies fans…anyone else out there suffering from a severe case of the baseball blues? It is hard not to be down in the dumps after watching this Phillies team continue to suck, game after game. Getting swept in a 3-game series by the Nationals this weekend had to be the pinnacle of shame and embarrassment in an already dreadful season. Even dumping Delmon Young could not...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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