D-backs game report: Monday, March 3

Angels 3, Diamondbacks 2 Game recap: Brandon McCarthy was sick Monday, but it did not show in his pitching. He gave up three hits, only one out of the infield, in five shutout innings in the Diamondbacks' 3-2 loss to the Angels. Former Arizona outfielder Collin Cowgill's double down the left-field line was the only ball out of the infield off McCarthy. D-backs shortstop prospect...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Landing Spots for Former Phils

Quite a number of former Phils were involved in transactions this week. Here’s a snapshot of where some of these former Phils went or are going. Most notes courtesy of Matt Eddy at Baseball America. - RHP Tyler Cloyd was designated for assignment yesterday by the Cleveland Indians. Cloyd, 26, had a 6.56 ERA in 60 1/3 innings pitched for the Phillies in 2013. If Cloyd clears waivers...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

D-backs designate Sipp, add 100-mph Schultz

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks added right-hander Bo Schultz and outfielder Ender Inciarte to their 40-man roster at the Wednesday deadline, making room by designating left-hander Tony Sipp for assignment a year after acquiring him to add another lefty to the bullpen.Schultz's fastball was timed at 100 mph several times a Class AA Mobile last season.Sipp was acquired in the three...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Designate Tony Sipp For Assignment

The Diamondbacks announced that they have designated Tony Sipp for assignment. The move will allow Arizona to select the contracts of outfielder Ender Inciarte and right-handed pitcher Bo Schultz from Triple-A Reno. Sipp, 30, pitched to a 4.78 ERA with 10.0 K/9 and 5.3 BB/9 in 56 relief outings last season. Across five big league seasons, four of which were spent in Cleveland...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Player Reviews: The Under 25 PA Club

Inciarte’s improbable run to the Phillies provided Spring Training’s most fun storyline to follow in 2013. Photo: Philly.com The Phillies had seven players travel with their Major League roster and accrue 25 plate appearances or less. Like other years, we are unable to give true grades to these players, but it is certainly worth discussing their presence on the team. Ender Inciarte...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

The Phils make a quick roster move as they claim outfielder Ezequiel Carrera off of waivers from Cleveland, then placed Ender Inciarte on waivers.

The Phils made their first roster change for 2013 as they claim off of the waiver wire outfielder Ezequiel Carrera from the Indians, the placed Rule 5 Draft pick Ender Inciarte onto the waiver wire. Yesterday the Phils announced that they had picked up outfielder Ezequiel Carrera off of the waiver wire, after he had been placed there by the Cleveland Indians. Carrera, who last year...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies claim OF Carrera off waivers from Indians

The Philadelphia Phillies have claimed outfielder Ezequiel Carrera off waivers from the Cleveland Indians. To make room on the team's 40-man roster, outfielder Ender Inciarte was designated for assignment. Carrera is with the Phillies for Wednesday night's game against the Atlanta Braves. Manager Charlie Manuel says Carrera ''is still improving as a hitter'...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Welcome Aboard Ezequiel Carrera

The Phillies claimed outfielder Ezequiel Carrera off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.  He replaces Ender Inciarte as the team's 5th outfielder.  Inciarte was a Rule 5 pick out of the Diamondbacks organization, so he it's doubtful he remains Phillies property.Carrera is an upgrade as 25th man on the roster.  The 25 year old bats left-handed, has tremendous speed, and...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Designate Ender Inciarte For Assignment After Claiming Ezequiel Carrera Off Waivers

Ender Inciarte's career as a Phillie lasted just one day. This afternoon the Phillies designated the 22-year-old Inciarte for assignment after claiming OF Ezequial Carrera off of waivers from Cleveland. Inciarte managed to beat out Darin Ruf for the final outfielder's spot just last week after a good spring. The...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Phils Claim Carrera, Designate Inciarte

The Phillies announced that they have claimed center fielder Ezequiel Carrera from the Cleveland Indians and have designated center fielder Ender Inciarte for assignment in a related move. Carrera, 25, has a .255/.306/.347 career line in 384 career MLB plate appearances and is known for speed and base running. This is Carrera’s fourth major league organization in eight years in...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Opening Series- Phillies @ Braves Preview

Philadelphia Phillies (0-0) @ Atlanta Braves (0-0) Pitching Match-Ups:Monday, 7:00 Cole Hamels vs. Tim HudsonWednesday, 7:10 Roy Halladay vs. Paul MaholmThursday, 7:10 Cliff Lee vs. Kris MedlenSurprise Roster Spots:Phillies- Ender Inciarte, the Rule 5 pick, out of the Diamondbacks organization will begin the season as their 5th outfielders, despite never playing above Single-A. Braves...
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April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies’ Bench Too Weak to Keep Ender Inciarte

The Phillies finalized their 25-man roster over the weekend, opting to use Humberto Quintero as backup backstop over Steven LeRud and going with Phillippe Aumont instead of Michael Stutes to round out the bullpen. The questionable decision was giving the final spot to Rule 5 selection Ender Inciarte, a 22-year-old prospect who hasn’t yet played above High-A. It’s not necessarily...
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April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Spring Training Wrap-Up

It's time to lay the 2013 Spring Training down to sleep for eternity.  The Phillies open the season tomorrow night in Atlanta and all the spring stats are gone like Cadbury Creme Eggs from the store shelves post Easter. Lets take one last look back on this past February/Mach...*Domonic Brown lead all players with 24 runs scored and 32 hits this spring. *Ben Revere stole 10 bases...
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March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Inciarte, Aumont, Quintero make 25-man roster

The Phillies announced their 25-man roster Saturday morning and it includes Rule 5  pick Ender Inciarte as the fifth outfielder, Phillippe Aumont as the final reliever and Humberto Quintero as the backup catcher. Inciarte’s roster spot is tenuous, as the Phillies could choose to snag a more productive, proven fifth outfielder cut by another team before Sunday’s deadline to submit...
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Looking For Outfield Help?

The infield is set.  The race for the final bullpen spot is likely down to either Phillippe Aumont or Michael Stutes.  But what about the Phillies outfield? Should the Phils go with Ender Inciarte or look to add someone else to be the fifth outfielder? Ben Revere and Domonic Brown are locked into everyday spots in center and right.  Left field, at least in the short term, will...
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Orr Homers Late to Power Phils to 2-1 Win

Pete Orr’s eighth inning homer off of former Phil Mike Zagurski was the difference in a 2-1 win over the Pirates. The Good Three players’ performances stood out for me today: Orr, Ender Inciarte, and Aaron Cook. A day after playing center field for the first time in Major League or Major League exhibition game, Orr hit the deciding homer in the eighth. Cook allowed two base runners...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Spring Training Gameday 2013: Phillies v. Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates  vs Philadelphia Phillies Time: 1:05 pm Bright House Field – Clearwater, FL Weather: 57, Clear TV: The Comcast Network, home of Phililes Nation TV, also on MLB Network on delay Follow Phillies Nation on Twitter Aaron Cook will take the hill against the cross-state rival Pirates. Cook will look to continue his pursuit of the long-man spot in the Phils...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Can Inciarte Stick With The Phillies?

Ender Inciarte entered Spring Training a few weeks ago as something of a forgotten man. Selected as a Rule 5 draftee from the Diamondbacks all the way back on December 6, Inciarte was the first player acquired by Ruben Amaro, Jr. this past offseason. Typically, a Rule 5 selection isn’t met with much fanfare to begin with. But the subsequent additions of Ben Revere–whose popularity...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Still Early, Ender Inciarte Is Making His Presence Known In Phillies Camp

Ender Inciarte is opening some eyes this Spring Training On December 6, the Phillies acquired a speedy, defensive, left-handed hitting outfielder. However, Ben Revere was not the only move that day. Buried in the Worley-For-Revere headlines was the Phillies' selection of Ender Inciarte in the MLB Rule 5 draft. At...
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March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Phils Split Sunday Afternoon Games

In Clearwater, the Phillies defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 13-5 led by monstrous homers by Ryan Howard and Domonic Brown. In Sarasota, the rest of the Phils lost 12-3, where Kyle Kendrick (four) and Jeremy Horst (six) combined to give up 10 earned. The Good Well, Ryan Howard did this for the home squad: And Dom Brown did this. Chase Utley reached base three times for the home squad...
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March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Pointless Spring Training Update #1

*Appears that the Phillies starting rotation is already numerically slotted into place- 1. Hamels, 2. Halladay, 3. Lee, 4. Kendrick, 5. Lannan.*Yuniesky Betancout and Ryan Howard, each batting .500, are swinging the hot sticks early on in camp.*Rule 5'er, Ender Inciarte, is carrying a 1.000 OBP, with 3 walks and 1 hit in 1 at bat.*The Phillies are 0-2-1 through the first few...
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February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

The Phils have made several changes towards the end of 2012, which they hope will lead them back into the payoffs in 2013.

First off, I would like to take the time to say, Happy New Year’s, folks. Second, sorry for the lack of posts, but, I got too busy with other things to get myself in gear to do new posts. But, I now got the time, and boy, do I have a lot to cover, as the Phils made some wheeling and dealing and small-scale free agent signings which they hope will put them into position to get back...
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January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 Rule 5 Draft Results

Each year on the last day of the Winter Meetings, the Rule 5 Draft is held. Players are eligible for the Rule 5 Draft if they aren't on the 40-man roster four or five years after signing (there are some exceptions). Teams select in the reverse order of the previous season's standings but aren't required to make a selection. If they do choose a player, they pay his...
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December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Phils grab speedy outfielder in Rule 5 Draft

The Phillies are in desperate need of outfielders and while he doesn't really fill a hole, Ender Inciarte does have a chance to stick with the Phillies in 2013. The team also added a left-handed reliever in the minor league phase.
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December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

D-backs add minor league arm in Rule 5 draft

NASHVILLE The Diamondbacks added an intriguing power arm in the Rule 5 draft Thursday morning, selecting Class A right-hander Starlin Peralta from the Chicago Cubs organization. Peralta, 22, has a fastball that has been clocked in the upper-90 mph range, D-backs director of player development Mike Bell said. Peralta was 5-8 with a 3.44 ERA in Peoria of the Midwest League, and the...
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December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

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