Notes: Chooch to DL, Collier DFA’ed, Camp Released

The road to contention just got even trickier. 2008 first-round pick Zach Collier was designated for assignment today to make room on the 40-man roster for catcher Koyie Hill. The 23-year old outfielder has struggled in the minors, posting a .240/.312/.349 over his minor league career while Collier has hit just .228/.307/.316 with just one homer in his second stint with Reading....
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Exploring Coffey, Re-Sign Camp

According to reports, the Phillies are “in” on RHP reliever Todd Coffey. Coffey, 33, last pitched in 2012, spending time with the L.A. Dodgers (4.66 ERA and 8.4 K/9 IP in 19.1 IP). Coffey is said to be choosing between two teams and may choose tonight. The Phillies have also re-signed RHP Shawn Camp to a minor league deal. Camp, 38, chose to become a free agent last week after...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies sign Shawn Camp

The Philadelphia Phillies have re-signed right-handed reliever Shawn Camp to a minor league contract, according to Baseball America’s Matt Eddy. This news comes a little over a week after the Phillies DFA’d Camp and he opted for free agency rather than signing a minor league contract. Boy, what a difference a week makes. Camp has 11 years big league experience. The Phillies...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies bring back veteran pitcher Shawn Camp

The Philadelphia Phillies have re-signed veteran pitcher Shawn Camp to a minor league deal. Camp, 38, has been assigned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Just over a week ago the Phillies outrighted Camp off their 40-man roster but he will stay around with the organization. Camp appeared in three games at the big league level this season posting allowing two runs in 3 1/3 innings of work...
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Phils Promote Brignac, Giles; Camp Elects Free Agency

Brignac improves the Phillies bench immediately. The Phillies have added infielder Reid Brignac to their Major League roster today following the demotion last night of Freddy Galvis. Brignac, 28, is a former four-time Baseball America Top 100 prospect and was having a very good year at Triple-A Lehigh Valley (.284/.357/.514 with 5 HR, 3 SB in 128 PA). The Phillies have also promoted...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Phils Outright RHP Camp, Promote RHP Garcia

The Phillies announced today that they have outrighted 38-year old veteran pitcher Shawn Camp. Camp, just two years removed from leading baseball in appearances, gave up two earned runs in three and a third innings pitched for the Phillies in 2014. Righty Luis Garcia has been called up to take his place. Garcia, 27, has a 3.62 ERA in 25 MLB appearances. Garcia made one appearance...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phils have earlier announced…

that they have outrighted right handed relief pitcher Shawn Camp to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, and have recalled right handed relief pitcher Luis Garcia. Camp has appeared in just three games this season, including last night’s outing against the Blue Jays, in which he would pitch in three and a third innings, giving up two runs, […]
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Shuffle Bullpen Again; Shawn Camp Out, Luis Garcia In

After last night's embarrassing 10-0 loss against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Phillies had to make a bullpen move. After six strong innings from Cliff Lee, the seventh inning became another story. Mario Hollands and Shawn Camp combined to allow four runs in the final two and two-thirds innings. It...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–April 24, 2005

2005: The Royals blew a 3-2 lead, allowing two runs in the eighth inning as they lost 4-3 to the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium. Reliever Jaime Cerda began the eighth inning by retiring the first hitter, but allowed a single to Willie Harris. Shawn Camp entered the game to face Paul Konerko, but allowed a single. Andy Sisco replaced Camp on the mound and struck out pinch...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Cleaining

Released- Lou Marson/C and Ronny Cedeno/INF.Designated for Assignment- Kevin Frandsen, has to decide whether to accept trip to Triple-A or free agency.Given Back- Kevin Muson/P, returned to the Diamondbacks. DL Bound- Cole Hamels, Darin Ruff, Freddy Galvis.Vying for Bench Spot- Reid Brignac/UTL, Cesar Hernandez/UTL, Bobby Abreu/OF, and Tony Gwynn Jr./OF. Vying for Pitching Staff...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Writer’s Roundtable: What’s Surprising About the Phillies?

Chase hasn’t done much this spring. Is that worrisome? (MLB) Tweet a question, Win a prize! Phillies Nation is asking our readers to offer suggestions for our weekly “Writer’s Roundtable” series. You can submit your question to Donald McGettigan via Twitter (@DonM409) each Sunday during the 2014 season. If your question is selected you will be the winner of a Phillies Nation...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Updates

The 2014 season has officially begun, over in Australia with the Dodgers and Diamondbacks.  Meanwhile, stateside the other 28 teams remain in Spring Training.  Here's a quick update on the Phillies.Team Ranks:AVG - .223 (30th)OPS - .632 (30th)R - 82 (tied 28th)HR - 14 (26th)SB - 9 (tied 25th)ERA - 4.75 (20th)WHIP - 1.42 (tied 19th)W - 6 (tied 29th)In the bullpen, Mario Hollands...
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March 22, 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

Phillies Non-Roster Invitee 2014 Preview: Relievers

Since officially joining Phillies Nation in 2011, I have had the pleasure of providing previews of the non-rostered players that will be joining the Phillies in Spring Training. This year’s crop of players feature a large group of young players, including some of the Phillies top prospects. With pitchers and catchers reporting on Thursday, we will start this year’s fun with the...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Amaro Busy Building a Contender

Look out Major League Baseball, because Ruben Amaro Jr. is tearing through the free agent market, leaving the cupboards bare for those that snooze.  The week started off with a bang with news of Marlon Byrd being signed.  He easily adds 10 wins himself.  Then the minor league deal given to Shawn Camp.  Hello, Mr. 8th Inning!  Now, Rube doles out a trio of minor league contracts...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies extend four spring invites

The Phillies have begun planning for spring as news dropped today that they’ve invited four non-roster invitees,  two of which are new additions, to camp in February. Outfielder Leandro Castro and lefty hurler Cesar Jimenez are two talents who spent this past season in the organization that will be with the big league club when spring training begins next year.  Additionally...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies sign four to minor-league deals

Four players signed minor-league deals with the Phillies on Friday, the team announced, with all four earning invites to major-league spring training. Two of the signees — Leandro Castro and Cesar Jimenez — are familiar, having spent time in the Phillies system already. The other two — Shawn Camp and Clete Thomas — come from outside the organization. Camp’s signing had...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Hot Stove Updates: Brown, Camp, Pierzynski, Ruiz

Amaro says that young talent is not available. Meanwhile, Jerry Crasnick says the Phillies are willing to listen on young talent Brown. Which is correct? From around the league: - Jerry Crasnick says that the Phillies are willing to listen on outfielder Domonic Brown but “a Bautista-Brown trade isn’t happening.” - Meanwhile, Ruben Amaro tells Matt Gelb that the club is not...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Amaro is Ready for a Camping Trip

Holy balls!  That heading is corny.  Oh, well, I'm rolling with it, because Amaro just signed reliever Shawn Camp to a minor league deal.  This is exactly the sort of signing Amaro needs to do in order to create organizational depth.  Camp lead the NL in appearances in 2012 (80 G) and was a reliable reliever in 3 out of the last 5 seasons.  Though, last year with the Cubs...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawn Camp signs with Phillies

getty images Shawn Camp has signed a minor league deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. The soon to be 38-year-old reliever has spent parts of 10 seasons in the major leagues. Last season Camp appeared in 26 games with the Chicago Cubs posting a 7.04 ERA and a 1.87 WHIP. It was a stark contrast to the league high 80 games, 3.59 ERA and 1.29 WHIP he posted in 2012. Camp will get a...
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Sign Reliever Shawn Camp

The Phillies sign another free agent. No, it's not anyone big. Jon Heyman of CBS reports that the Phillies have added free agent pitcher Shawn Camp. Phillies sign shawn camp to minor league deal — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) November 13, 2013 Camp pitched for the Chicago Cubs last season, and...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks sign Shawn Camp

According to the Pacific Coast League’s transactions list, former Cubs pitcher Shawn Camp has been assigned to Triple-A Reno. Camp got released by the Cubs July 7. He had a 7.04 ERA in 23 innings this season. 
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Release RHP Shawn Camp

To no ones surprise, despite the chance to keep right-handed reliever Shawn Camp in the Chicago Cubs organization, the club decided that it was best to part ways after a very disappointing 7.04 earned run average over 23 innings this season. With pitching at a premium, Camp should have no issues finding someone to take a spot up in their organization. The post Chicago Cubs Release...
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs place husband of hottie Kim DeJesus on DL

The Chicago Cubs today activated right-handed pitcher Shawn Camp from the 15-day disabled list and placed outfielder David DeJesus on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder sprain. DeJesus isn’t really much worth talking about, but his wife Kimberly DeJesus or Kim DeJesus certainly is. At this point, and most of you will disagree with me, David DeJesus is husband of Kim...
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June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Camp on DL with Toe Bust

Chicago Cubs reliever, Shawn Camp, has been retrospectively punished by the baseball gods for not admitting to an injury, after further damaging a toe sprain on Tuesday night against the Pirates. Camp was checked out on Sunday and given the all clear to pitch two days later, but in hindsight should have gone straight on the 15-day DL. He came in to replace James Russell in the sixth...
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May 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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