Ricardo Pinto

Phillies Place Velasquez on the Disabled List
Once again, the Phillies will be without starting pitcher Vince Velasquez.  The right-hander departed Friday night's game after just one inning with what he called numbness in his middle finger.   With what looked like a bruise on that finger - without a real explanation given - …
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…
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 Add Ricardo Pinto to the Roster
After Vince Velasquez left last night's game with a right elbow strain, the Phillies find themselves looking for not one, but two starters to pitch for the Phillies this upcoming weekend.   But with the bullpen getting just four outs last night before Velasquez exited the game, the Ph…
Phillies Mailbag: Starting Pitching Depth, Nava, Roster Spots
It is Tuesday and it's once again time for the Phillies mailbag, heard each week on The Sports Bash with Mike Gill on 97.3 ESPN.   Tune your radio to 97.3 or listen online at 973espn.com.  Have a question?  Send me a message on Twitter at @FrankKlose or send an email to sportstal…
Phillies Rumors: Texas Rangers Want Vince Velasquez
The MLB non-waiver trade deadline is one week from today, and teams are actively making deals.   Word broke this afternoon that the Cubs were close to acquiring relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman from the New York Yankees.  Looking for upgrades is the Texas Rangers, with whom the Phi…