Friday, January 25, 2013

Phillies invite 5 more

The Phillies have extended non-roster invitations to 5 more minor leaguers.  Pitchers Justin Friend, Kyle Simon and Adam Morgan, catcher Tommy Joseph and infielder Cody Asche have all been invited to major league camp.

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Bastardo, Happ sign deals

The Phillies have signed Antonio Bastardo and the Blue Jays have come to terms with Jay Happ, and both players avoided arbitration by reaching deals for this coming season.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Zied gets major league invite

The Houston Astros have invited Josh Zeid to major league camp for spring training.  Josh is looking for a bounce back season after a rough 2012.

Yohan Flande has been invited to camp with the Atlanta Braves.


The provisional rosters for the 16 nations in the World Baseball Classic have been announced and here are the HomeSiders who will participate.

Scott Mathieson, who pitched last year in Japan and is heading back for another season, will represent Canada.

Tim Kenelly and Brad Harman will suit up for Australia.

Jesus Merchan is on the roster for Spain.

There are no HomeSiders on Team USA, but Cole Hamels has been mentioned for the final spot on the roster.

This is all subject to changes and additions, and the games begin on March 3!

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Outman returns to Rox

The Colorado Rockies have signed Josh Outman to a 1-year deal for the 2013 season, avoiding arbitration.  Outman was 1-3 for Colorado in 2012 in just 27 games, and has won 9 major league games in his careere for the A's and Rockies.