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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...
Via Pine Tar Press
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Tireball.com
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

'Big Game' performs up to hype despite loss

This was something completely different, in a good way. Between 2000-2012, the Kansas City Royals used nine different Opening Day starters. Six times, that aforementioned starter worked fewer than six innings before getting the heave-ho. Five times, that aforementioned starter surrendered four runs or more. Between 2000-2012, the Royals Opening Day "aces" averaged just...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 01, 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...
Via Tireball.com
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies Waste New Roster Opportunity; Will Need to Add a Starter Later, Pitch Shorthanded

Photo: Philliedelphia/Lindsey Crew After Friday's washout against Tampa Bay, the Phillies found themselves facing their first doubleheader of the year.   This is also the Phillies first opportunity to take advantage of a new opportunity afforded to teams in the new Major League Baseball collective bargaining agreement. Teams that have a day-night doubleheader may add a 26th...
Via Philliedelphia
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Diekman Cut, Lidge Promoted

CutsThe Phils sent Brian Sanches, Scott Elarton and lefty reliever Jake Diekman down to the farm.The first two guys I could give two shakes about, because I don't follow the FeHams closely and we are unlikely to see them in Philly anytime soon. Diekman, on the other hand, might be back in town sooner rather than later. As meaningless as Spring Training stats are, Diekman still...
Via We Should Be GM's
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring Training Gameday: Pirates v. Phillies

Time: 1:05 pm, Brighthouse Field – Clearwater, FL Weather: Partly Cloudy, 81 TV: The Comcast Network, MLB Network, MLB.TV, MLB.com Follow Phillies Nation on TwitterThe Phillies look to snap out of an offensive funk today against the Pirates at Brighthouse Field. Cliff Lee takes the hill against the Bucs.The Phils now only have two lefty relievers in camp: Antonio Bastardo and Joe...
Via Phillies Nation
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Tigers 6, Phillies 3

Justin Verlander overcame a rocky first and pitched six solid innings in his next-to-last start of spring training Sunday as the Tigers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 in a split-squad game. The 2011 AL Cy Young winner and MVP, allowed four hits - and two runs - to the first five Phillies, then retired 15 of the next 18 batters, allowing just three infield singles after the first...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit's Verlander bounces back from shaky first

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Justin Verlander overcame a rocky first and pitched six solid innings in his next-to-last start of spring training Sunday as the Tigers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 in a split-squad game. The 2011 AL Cy Young winner and MVP, allowed four hits -- and two runs -- to the first five Phillies, then retired 15 of the next 18 batters, allowing just three infield...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 25, 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...
Via Phillies Nation
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...
Via Phillies Nation
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring Training Gameday: Split Squad Madness!

There are TWO games today. Most of the starters are staying home to play the Braves featuring a start by Joe Blanton and an appearance by Dontrelle Willis. David Hale speculates that this could be Willis’ last appearance in red pinstripes if the outing does not go well. Willis has been plagued by arm fatigue and soreness and part of his contract becomes guaranteed on Saturday....
Via Phillies Nation
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring Training: The Phils lose 1-0 to the Orioles on a solo home run.

The Phils’ spring training record even up at four-four as they lose 1-0 to the Orioles on a solo home run. In the fourth, Chris Davis breaks up a 0-0 tie with a lead-off solo home run, his first home run of the spring, giving the Orioles a 1-0 lead. That would end up being the only score as neither team would be able to mount up much of an offense. Joe Blanton received a no-decision...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
March 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Orioles 1, Phillies 0

Brian Matusz bounced back from a shaky spring debut, pitching four sharp innings as the Baltimore Orioles beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Saturday. Matusz went 1-9 with a 10.69 ERA in 2011. He struggled in his first exhibition outing this year, giving up three runs and six hits in two innings to Pittsburgh. Against Philadelphia, Matusz allowed three hits without a walk while...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring Training Gameday: Yankees vs. Phillies

New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia Phillies Time: 1:05 pm, Bright House Field Weather: Sunny, 80 TV: MLB Network, The Comcast Network Follow Phillies Nation on TwitterThe Phillies have opened up the Grapefruit League schedule with back-to-back losses to the New York Yankees. They close out the “three-game set” to open up Spring Training today at Bright House Field.Today, big Joe...
Via Phillies Nation
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Optimism Is Well Placed For Royals Fans

Hi.  You don’t know me or anything about me.  But if you’re reading this column, I’m pretty sure I know plenty about you. You are obviously a Kansas City Royals fan, and are for the first time in a very, very, very, very long time, feeling legitimate optimism for the upcoming season.  However, for the better part of the last 20 years, you have endured year after year...
Via i70baseball
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Sanches Back in the Hizzy

For those of you not "in the know" the title means- Brian Sanches is back with the Phillies organization. Word!Anyway, it was announced yesterday that Amaro has signed Brian Sanches, Scott Elarton, and Tuffy Gosewisch to minor league contracts. Of the 3, Sanches has the most upside. In fact, the 33 year old righty reliever owns a career 3.58 ERA/1.38 WHIP over 6 MLB seasons...
Via We Should Be GM's
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Sanches Back in the Hizzy

For those of you not "in the know" the title means- Brian Sanches is back with the Phillies organization. Word!Anyway, it was announced yesterday that Amaro has signed Brian Sanches, Scott Elarton, and Tuffy Gosewisch to minor league contracts. Of the 3, Sanches has the most upside. In fact, the 33 year old righty reliever owns a career 3.58 ERA/1.38 WHIP over 6 MLB seasons...
Via We Should Be GM's
December 01, 2011  |  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...
Via Phuture Phillies
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.
Via SI.com
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

The Phils have announced that they have invited eight minor leaguers to spring training.

Earlier today the Phils had announced that they have invited eight players in their minor league system to try out with the main team during spring training, 2012. Four of the eight players are pitchers, two are infielders, one is an outfielder and one is a catcher. Among the four pitchers, two are lefties and two are righties. The four are: left-handers Pat Misch and Raul Valdes...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
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;...
Via Fox Sports
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Phillies invite 8 to spring training

PHILADELPHIA - Scott Elarton, a 17-game winner with Houston in 2000 who hasn't pitched in the majors in three...
Via Boston Herald Sports
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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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.
Via Miami Herald
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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