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Rangers claim Tommy Joseph off waivers

By Brandon Apter, Sports Talk Philly editor   On March 12, the Phillies made the signing of Jake Arrieta official. In order to make room for him, they designated Tommy Joseph for assignment. Just one week after getting DFA'd, Joseph has found a new home in Texas with former teammates Jake Diekman and Cole Hamels. At the moment, Shin-Soo Choo and Joey Gallo are the primary first...
Via Flyerdelphia
3 days ago

Rangers get Joseph on waiver claim

The Texas Rangers on Monday announced that the club has received first baseman Tommy Joseph from the Philadelphia Phillies in a waiver claim. To make room on the 40-man roster for Joseph, the team has placed right-handed pitcher Clayton Blackburn on the 60-day disabled list with a right elbow strain.
Via Rangers.com
3 days ago

Rangers claim Tommy Joseph

The Rangers have claimed first baseman Tommy Joseph off waivers from the Phillies, according to an announcement from Texas. In a corresponding move, the Rangers placed right-hander Clayton Blackburn on the 60-day disabled list with a strained pitching elbow.Joseph, whom Philadelphia designated for assignment last week to make room for Jake Arrieta, lost his footing with the club...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies DFA Tommy Joseph, Hopefully Give Him an Opportunity Elsewhere

After signing Jake Arrieta the Phillies were forced to remove a player from the 40 man roster, and rather than looking at one of their marginal relievers, the Phillies decided they had reached the end of the road with first baseman Tommy Joseph. It is a bittersweet moment for the player and the organization. JosephContinue reading...
Via Crashburn Alley
9 days ago

Phils DFA Joseph to make room for Arrieta

Tommy Joseph unseated Ryan Howard as the Phillies' everyday first baseman in 2016.
Via Phillies.com
10 days ago

NL East notes: More on Marlins discontent

It was no secret that Christian Yelich wasn’t happy with the Marlins’ latest fire sale, and the team felt that Yelich could’ve become a clubhouse distraction had he remained on the roster, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.  This is why trading Yelich was more of a priority than dealing catcher J.T. Realmuto, as “the Marlins believe Realmuto will be a good soldier if he isn...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
January 31, 2018  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard not pleased with reduced playing time

Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard is entering the final month of his contract with the team, so he doesn’t understand why they are cutting his playing time. According to a report by Bob Ford of Philly.com on Wednesday, Howard recently learned that manager Pete Mackanin intends to play him less in the last month of the 2016 season so that platoon partner Tommy Joseph...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Catching prospect Tommy Joseph out with concussion again

Lehigh Valley IronPigs backstop Tommy Joseph was placed on the 7-day disabled list on Tuesday, diagnosed with a concussion. Tough luck for @IronPigs C Tommy Joseph, who’s been placed on DL w/ another concussion. Entering season, he appeared in just 22% G past 2 yr — Matt Provence (@PigsRadio) May 12, 2015 Joseph was removed from the game after being hit in the mask with a foul...
Via Phillies Nation
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Minors Notes: Joseph set for surgery, MAG debuts for Pigs, Neris to bigs

Tommy Joseph, Image- Jay Floyd -Catching prospect Tommy Joseph is slated to have season ending surgery to repair an ailment in his left wrist. The injury initially took place back in May, when the 23-year-old was part of a collision at home plate while playing with Double-A Reading. As a member of the Fightins this season, the righty batting Joseph tallied a .282 batting average...
Via Phillies Nation
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2014 #17: Catcher Tommy Joseph

Tommy Joseph, Image- Jay Floyd Acquired from San Francisco in a swap for Hunter Pence in July 2012, catcher Tommy Joseph quickly became one of the Phillies’ top positional prospects.  In the time since that trade, however, Joseph has struggled to produce as he has dealt with injury concerns that have prevented him from getting and staying hot. Possessing a high ceiling bat and strong...
Via Phillies Nation
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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