Bruce goes back to the IL, Haseley goes back to the Phillies

On Thursday, the Phillies announced that outfielder Jay Bruce had been activated from the IL, moving Adam Haseley back to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. On Friday, they reversed the move after Bruce apparently suffered a left flexor strain in his first game back with the Phillies. The injury is described as ‘slightly worse than a grade […]

Bruce activated from the IL, Haseley optioned to Lehigh Valley

The Phillies activated outfielder Jay Bruce from the IL Thursday and didn’t waste any time getting him into the lineup, inserting him in left field and batting fifth in the lineup. Bruce missed three weeks with a strained right oblique. To clear a spot on the 25-man roster, Adam Haseley was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh […]

Phillies option Franco to Lehigh Valley

The Phillies surprised fans on Sunday when they announced that they were optioning third baseman Maikel Franco to Triple-A Lehigh Valley to make room for Brad Miller, who was activated from the IL. At the same time, Scott Kingery, who has been somewhat of a super utility player for the team, was given the third […]

Pirates claim Phillies Rios off waivers

In a group of players being exposed to waivers to clear them from the 40-man roster, the Phillies lost 26-year old reliever Yacksel Rios to the Pittsburgh Pirates on a waiver claim. Rios, along with Dylan Cozens and Mitch Walding, were all designated for assignment to open up spots for newly acquired players on the […]