Reliever Martin focused on return to big leagues

Ethan Martin, Image- Jay Floyd Two weeks between outings last month was not wasted by righty hurler Ethan Martin. Sitting in the Phillies’ bullpen allowed the 25-year-old plenty of time to watch and learn. As the Phillies’ long man for a short stretch in June, the 25-year-old appeared in two games. He then waited for a chance to take the mound and face live competition once again...
Via Phillies Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

IronPigs Quotables: Coaching Staff Comments on Pitchers

This past weekend I spoke with the coaching staff in Lehigh Valley about several players on the Triple-A IronPigs roster.  Check out what skipper Dave Brundage and pitching coach Ray Burris had to say about several hurlers on their team’s roster. Jason Marquis, Image- Jay Floyd -Brundage on the game plan going forward for RHP Jason Marquis, who has allowed one earned run in 11...
Via Phillies Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mecias is Farm’s Lone Bright Spot on Miserable Monday

Despite a hefty amount of bad results out of the Phillies’ minor league hurlers on Monday, it was 2013′s most impressive hurler who made a return to the mound and picked up right where he left off last year. On a night when this year’s top draft pick Aaron Nola made his pro debut and looked quite mortal, top pitching prospect Jesse Biddle didn’t look deserving of that type...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Sent Down, Rosenberg Recalled Following Second Straight Loss

Following today's loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, CSN's Jim Salisbury is reporting that Ethan Martin has been demoted back to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Martin had made just two appearances for the Phillies, and none since the series against Cincinnati. In those two outings, the former Los Angeles Dodgers prospect...
Via Philliedelphia
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies demote Phillippe Aumont, recall Ethan Martin

Once the prized gem of the Cliff Lee trade to Seattle, relief pitcher Phillippe Aumont has been anything but a prized gem. Today, it was announced by the Phillies that Aumont will be optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and in his place recall RHP Ethan Martin. Martin was one of the pieces; the Phillies acquired in the Shane Victorino trade to Los Angeles and has shown promise in the...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ethan Martin Recalled, Aumont Demoted

The Phillies have swapped pitchers this morning with their Triple-A affiliate. Phillippe Aumont heads down to Lehigh Valley while Ethan Martin joins the big club for the first time this season. The Phillies have optioned RHP Phillippe Aumont to Lehigh Valley (AAA) and recalled RHP Ethan Martin from LV. —...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Darin Ruf, Ethan Martin Continue Rehab with IronPigs

#180070929 / The Phillies bench has been hurting. Their supporting cast, or lack thereof, has been extremely disappointing this year with the likes of Jayson Nix, Freddy Galvis, John Mayberry and more. Enter Darin Ruf. Just one season ago, Ruf burst onto the season in Philadephia. In 73 games...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury Updates: Galvis, Martin, Ruf

Galvis’ nightmare start to 2014 continues with a fractured collarbone. Yesterday, I got word from a source at the IronPigs that Freddy Galvis had hurt himself pretty seriously. Today, Jim Salisbury is reporting that Galvis broke his collarbone and will likely be out 6-8 weeks. No word on any corresponding move to replace Galvis on the IronPigs as of yet. In some good news, both...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies' Ethan Martin making progress

The Phillies just lost four straight to the Toronto Blue Jays, dropping their record to 15-18, so a bit of good news is in order. Right hander Ethan Martin began his rehab assignment with a scoreless inning at Double-A Clearwater Sunday and continued with another scoreless inning (two hits) on Wednesday. Martin experienced shoulder discomfort early in Spring Training and was placed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies' Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, Ethan Martin and Darin Ruf improving

The Philadelphia Phillies finished April with a 13-13 record, fourth in the National League East. After a rain out last night, the Phillies will have had two days off before opening a weekend series against the Washington Nationals. On the injury front, Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, Darin Ruf and Ethan Martin are all improving. Gonzalez has a lengthy rehab process ahead of him...
Via MLB Injury News
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Injury Updates: Darin Ruf, Ethan Martin, Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez

The Philadelphia Phillies continue their west-coast road trip tonight with game two of a four-game set with the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The Phillies blanked the Dodgers last night 7-0 on a strong performance from Cliff Lee on the mound & Carlos Ruiz at the plate.  Phillies GM Ruben Amaro provided some updates yesterday on a few role players will the club that are battling...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Injury Updates: Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, Ethan Martin, Darin Ruf

The big injury news for Philadelphia surrounds pitcher Cole Hamels.  Our only Kerry Kauffman covered that earlier this morning & you can read about that here.  The Phillies have other injury concerns, namely outfielder Darin Ruf and pitchers Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez & Ethan Martin.  We have an update on all three.Miguel Alfredo GonzalezThe cuban defector originally...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Six Phillies Begin Year on DL, MLB Ups PED Penalty

Six Phillies will start the season on the DL: RHP Mike Adams – recovering from right shoulder surgery (retroactive to March 26) INF/OF Freddy Galvis – left knee infection (retroactive to March 21) RHP Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez – right shoulder tendinitis (retroactive to March 21) LHP Cole Hamels – left biceps tendinitis (retroactive to March 21) RHP Ethan Martin – right shoulder...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies' injury updates on Freddy Galvis, Bobby Abreu, Ethan Martin and Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez

The Philadelphia Phillies enter the final week of Spring Training with back up roster spots up for grabs in the infield and outfield, as well as back end of the rotation.  But injuries could play a key role in determining who makes the Opening Day roster.  Freddy Galvis, who is being treated for a MRSA infection, could be released from the hospital soon.  With Kevin Frandsen being...
Via MLB Injury News
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Over/Under- the Bullpen

Last of the 2014 preseason previews is the Phillies bullpen. Look for it to include 6th starter types like Jonathan Pettibone, Jeff Manship, Ethan Martin, and Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez. As well as, Jonathan Papelbon, Antonio Bastardo, Jake Diekman, BJ Rosenberg, Shawn Camp, Brad Lincoln, Mike Adams, Justin DeFratus, among others.Pros: High K's per 9, young with upside, not much...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2014: #6 RHP Ethan Martin

After a season in which Ethan Martin made his big league debut, the Phillies entered spring training with hopes that the young righty hurler would show enough in camp to prove they could rely on him as a contributor this year.  After experiencing discomfort in his throwing shoulder recently, not only where he’ll pitch this season, but also how much he’ll be able to pitch is...
Via Phillies Nation
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies' Ethan Martin will not throw for at least three weeks

The Philadelphia Phillies had concerns entering camp about their starting rotation. Beyond Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee, there were many questions. Concerns escalated when Hamels revealed shoulder tendonitis and was most likely would miss the first several starts of the season.  The signing of A.J. Burnett helped fill the void, followed by good news that Hamels was making strides in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Shut Down Pitcher Ethan Martin

Ethan Martin's phillies debut did not go as planned on Thursday. Technically in zero innings of work, Martin surrendered three runs. More of a concern than Martin giving up three hits and a walk without recording an out was that Martin was headed for an MRI after the game. The...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Spring Training Roundup 2/28/2014

The Philadelphia Phillies won their first Spring Training game today as they defeated the Detroit Tigers at Bright House Field by a score of 10-6. The big stories at camp revolve around pitching injuries and how the rotation and bullpen spots will be filled. Spring Training Notes: Ethan Martin had an MRI this morning on […]
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Hurting; Pettibone Returning; Gonzalez Scratched

Photo Credit: Andrew Gillen A few bits of information stemming from Clearwater today. The first set of news came as a result of yesterday's game against the Blue Jays. Phillies right hander Ethan Martin left the contest after facing four batters with a bit of shoulder soreness, according to multiple...
Via Philliedelphia
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies' Ethan Martin leaves games with shoulder discomfort

The Philadelphia Phillies had another potential blow to their pitching staff on Thursday when Ehtan Martin left the game against the Blue Jays with a right shoulder issue.  Cole Hamels is expected to open the season on the disabled list and Jonathan Pettibone is behind schedule after having a cortisone shot in his right shoulder on February 17.  Martin is scheduled to see a doctor...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Leaves with Shoulder Issue

Thankfully, the Phillies signed AJ Burnett. Because if they had not done so, they’d be looking at little to no room for error when it comes to the starting rotation. Ethan Martin left Thursday’s game against the Blue Jays with shoulder discomfort, according to the Daily News. Already without Cole Hamels and Jonathan Pettibone, the rotation is looking a wee bit thin. Martin had...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Training Gameday 2014: Phillies (0-1) at Blue Jays (1-0)

 Philadelphia Phillies at Toronto Blue Jays Time: 1:05 pm Florida Auto Exchange Stadium – Dunedin, FL Weather: 60, 60% chance of rain TV: MLB Network Follow Phillies Nation on Twitter A day after the first game was interrupted by rain, the Phils head to Dunedin for a re-match against the Jays. Cliff Lee will take the hill with Ethan Martin to follow in relief. Line-Up: Revere...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Top 50 Dodgers’ Prospects: No. 41-50

Jarret Martin has one of the best arms in the system, by Dustin Nosler This is the first in a 5-part series about my Top 50 Dodgers’ prospects for 2014. Previous entries Prospect landing page Editor’s note: I am not a scout (#notascout). This is an amateur scouting report based on what I know about baseball and from following the sport all my life. I don’t claim to be a pro...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball America Releases Top 10 Phillies Prospects List

Franco, 21, is the Phillies top prospect according to Baseball America. Photo by Jay Floyd Baseball America released their list of the Top 10 Phillies prospects for 2014 today and, as you make expect, the list features quite a shake up. Last year’s number eight has shot to number one: third baseman Maikel Franco is the Phillies Top Prospect and it is well deserved. Franco, 21,...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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