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Phillies Make a Handful of Moves

Monday morning, the Phillies announced a series of moves. They optioned pitchers Jesse Biddle, Adam Morgan, and Ethan Martin to minor league camp, in addition to outfielder Aaron Altherr. They also reassigned Sean O’Sullivan and John Hester to minor league camp, and released Xavier Paul. The Phils are down to 52 players in Major League camp, including 17 non-roster invitees, and...
Via Phillies Nation
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Elvis, Frenchy, and 3 Others Walk Into a Bar

Amaro is up to his usual business (aka- signing players that likely have no barring on success for the 2015 season, unless you're referring to the Iron Pigs' season).  Nevertheless, WSBGMs will do our due diligence and give you the rundown of each player signed.First up, the only one of the 5 that got a MLB deal, Elvis Araujo.  Never heard of him?  Yeah, me either, and for good...
Via We Should Be GM's
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Francoeur agrees to minor league deal with Phillies

  Former Gold Glove outfielder Jeff Francoeur has agreed to a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. The club announced the deal Thursday along with minor league agreements for seven other players, including outfielder Xavier Paul and infielder Andres Blanco. Left-hander Elvis Araujo agreed to a one-year contract Thursday. Araujo had a 3.42 ERA and 11 saves for two...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Francoeur agrees to minor league deal with Phils

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Former Gold Glove outfielder Jeff Francoeur has agreed to a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. The club announced the deal Thursday along with minor league agreements for seven other players, including outfielder Xavier Paul and infielder Andres Blanco. Left-hander Elvis Araujo agreed to a one-year contract Thursday. Araujo had a 3.42 ERA and...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bullpen falters again as Rockies lose

Arizona 5, Colorado 2 When: 9:40 PM ET, Friday, August 29, 2014 Where: Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona Temperature: Indoors Umpires: Home – Ted Barrett, 1B – Paul Schrieber, 2B – Alfonso Marquez, 3B – Mark Ripperger Attendance: 22585 By SportsDirect Inc. Diamondbacks 5, Rockies 2: Rookie Jake Lamb hit his first career grand slam in the eighth inning to lift Arizona over visiting...
Via Mile High Sports
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks add Reimold, cut Paul

The Arizona Diamondbacks claimed outfielder Nolan Reimold from the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday and subsequently released outfielder Xavier Paul. Paul was having a rough season for the Diamondbacks posting a slash Xavier Paul line of .100/.143/.100 in just 14 games. He was signed by the Diamondbacks in August and served as the team’s fifth outfielder. Reimold is a five year major...
Via isportsweb.com
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tribe falls in extras to split twin bill: Diamondbacks 1, Indians 0, 12 innings

Not only were fans treated to a true doubleheader – buy one ticket, see two games – Wednesday, but the twin bill finished with some bonus baseball. But while Tribe starter Josh Tomlin and the Indians bullpen combined to give up one run to the Diamondbacks in 12 innings, the Indians offense couldn’t push one across as the Tribe lost 1-0 for the twin bill and series split. The...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul makes quick work of long return to majors

PHOENIX -- Xavier Paul III can put on his dancing shoes again. His dad is back in the major leagues. After racking up thousands of frequent flyer miles and making a three-time zone shift, veteran outfielder Xavier Paul II concluded a whirlwind week by joining the Diamondbacks on Friday. "It was pretty crazy," Paul said. Believe him. Released by Baltimore on Sunday, Paul returned...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks make multiple moves

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have selected the contracts of left-hander Andrew Chafin and outfielder Xavier Paul from Triple-A Reno, and optioned infielder Nick Ahmed and outfielder Roger Kieschnick to Reno. The 24-year-old Chafin went a combined 8-6 with a 3.96 ERA and 102 strikeouts in 23 starts between Double-A Mobile and Reno this season. Paul, who signed as a minor...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs call up Chafin, Paul; Ahmed, Kieschnick sent down

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday selected the contracts of left-handed pitcher Andrew Chafin and outfielder Xavier Paul from Triple-A Reno, and optioned infielder Nick Ahmed and outfielder Roger Kieschnick to Reno. Chafin will wear No. 40 in his major league debut and Paul will wear No. 14. Chafin, 24, combined to go 8-6 with a 3.96 ERA (58 ER in 131.2 IP) and 102 strikeouts...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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