Mark Leiter

Phillies Appear to Have Recalled Alfaro, Pinto
The Phillies wrapped up getting swept against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim last night and headed to Denver.  The Phillies struggled to keep Mike Trout and Albert Pujols along with others inside the ballpark.  As the team assembles in Denver to take on the Colorado Rocki…
Prospect Drew Anderson Skips Triple-A, Joins Phillies
When the Phillies traded reliever Joaquin Benoit to the Pittsburgh Pirates, it opened up not only a spot on the Phillies 25-man roster, but also the 40-man roster.   That meant the Phillies could add a player to the 40-man roster to bring him up to the big leagues, if he was not already on…
Phillies Demote Ramos; Eickhoff Not Ready
The Phillies bullpen has been entrenched in a predictable pattern of late.   The Phillies enter extra innings, and eventually the ball goes to reliever Edubray Ramos.  This was again the case on Sunday afternoon in Phoenix as the Phillies faced the Arizona Diamondbacks...
Phillies Roster Moves: Benoit Disabled, Pivetta to Start?
The Phillies were busy on Saturday morning making roster moves.  The first move was one that we were anticipating: Ben Lively was recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to start Saturday's matinee against the San Francisco Giants.  The corresponding move was that Mark Leiter, …
Phillies OF Howie Kendrick’s Injury is Worse Than Thought
When Phillies starting left fielder Howie Kendrick went on the 10-day disabled list, the Phillies backdated it, figuring that Kendrick could return almost immediately.  The injury was called a "lower rib cage" injury, and Kendrick was quick to point out that he had strain…