Oct 292010
Moyer, Dobbs, Hoover become Philly free agents

October 29 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Jamie Moyer, Greg Dobbs, and Paul Hoover were removed from the Phillies‘ 40-man roster on Thursday. All three chose to become free agents. Dobbs‘ move is the most noteworthy. The 32-year-old utility infielder was eligible for arbitration, and the Phillies could have offered him a contract. Instead, they took him off [More…]

Tough choices for postseason roster

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Sep 292010
Tough choices for postseason roster

September 29 Camden Courier-Post: “Domonic Brown joined the Phillies in July amid about as much hype as a rookie can engender on a team that had been to consecutive World Series. Greg Dobbs has twice been designated for assignment, unceremoniously departing Philadelphia, bound for the minors, only to return a few weeks later with renewed [More…]

Sep 042010
Phillies Notes: Worley may get call Monday

September 4 Philadelphia Inquirer “Before Friday’s game, Charlie Manuel said the team had not decided on a second starter for Monday’s doubleheader against Florida. “We don’t know exactly who it is yet,” he said. But hours later, a giant hint was dropped. Righthander Vance Worley started for triple-A Lehigh Valley and was removed after a [More…]

Sep 042010
Phillies Notebook: Phillies to monitor workloads in stretch run; Gload, Dobbs return

September 4 Philadelphia Daily News “Roy Halladay starts tonight for the Phillies. If form holds, he’ll pitch at least seven innings. If he keeps that up for the rest of the regular season, he’ll come close to his career high in innings pitched, 266, for the Blue Jays in 2003. And that’s before you begin [More…]

Aug 302010
Phillies' call-ups won't come all at once

August 30 Philadelphia Inquirer “Last season, the Phillies called up seven players once rosters expanded in September. Expect a similar amount of help this season. On Wednesday, major-league rosters expand from 25 players to 40. Plenty of candidates in the minors could help fill out the roster during a pennant race. They won’t all arrive [More…]

Brown adjusting to life on bench

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Aug 182010
Brown adjusting to life on bench

August 18 Philadelphia Inquirer “Every game, about the fourth or fifth inning, Domonic Brown leaves the Phillies dugout, grabs a bat, and heads up the tunnel. “I’m living in the cage,” the rookie said. The Phils’ top prospect finds himself in an unfamiliar role: bench player. With the team’s top three outfielders now healthy, Brown [More…]

Aug 172010
Phillies activate Chase Utley; designate Greg Dobbs for assignment

by Justin Adkins The Phillies have announced that Chase Utley has been activated from the disabled list, returning the second baseman to the team about 2 weeks ahead of schedule. To make room on the roster, the Phillies released backup infielder/outfielder Greg Dobbs, designating him for assignment. Utley had been on the DL since June [More…]