Jim Fregosi hospitalized in Cayman Islands after stroke (Big League Stew)

Former manager and shortstop Jim Fregosi had a stroke while on a Major League Baseball alumni cruise in the Caribbean and was taken to a hospital in the Cayman Islands. Adam Rubin of ESPN reported the news first Wednesday. Fregosi’s family, Rubin writes, is trying to arrange to move him from the Caymans to a hospital in the United States. Since this past Saturday, he had been cruising with other…

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Phillies release veteran right-hander Gaudin

The Phillies have released right-hander Chad Gaudin after he failed his physical. The Phillies had signed Gaudin to a Minor League contract in January. He had a good chance to make the team as a swing man, but now the Phils must find somebody else for that role. Phillies release veteran right-hander Gaudin Author: Todd Zolecki From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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Good & Bad News- Brought to you by Burnett/Hamels

Good News:AJ Burnett has signed a 1 YR/$16M deal with the Phillies that has a mutual option for 2015.  While it’s true that Amaro has added yet another aging player to the roster, this time he was wise in doing so.  Allan James Burnett is a 37 year old right-handed starting pitcher that has been with the Marlins, Yankess, Blue Jays, and Pirates over his 15 year career that began…

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Sandberg, McClure not worried about Hamels (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia)

The news that Cole Hamels likely would not be ready to pitch on Opening Day could be viewed as a bad omen. But from the way Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg and pitching coach Bob McClure explain it, Hamels problems are minor. Sandberg, McClure not worried about Hamels (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia) Author: From Feed: http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/teams/phi/rss.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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Fregosi suffers stroke on MLB alumni cruise

Former All-Star shortstop and big league manager Jim Fregosi suffered a stroke during a Major League Baseball alumni cruise, and was flown to Miami from the Cayman Islands on Tuesday. Fregosi suffers stroke on MLB alumni cruise Author: Tracy Ringolsby From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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Former Phillies manager Jim Fregosi suffers stroke (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia)

Former Phillies manager Jim Fregosi suffered a stroke while on a baseball alumni cruise, a person close to Fregosi told CSNPhilly.com. He managed 15 years in the majors with the California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays. He managed the Phillies from 1991 to 1996, compiling a 431-463 record. In 1993, Fregosi guided the Phillies to the World Series for the first time in a decade. Former…

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Ex-Phils manager Jim Fregosi suffers stroke (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia)

Former Phillies manager Jim Fregosi suffered a stroke while on a baseball alumni cruise, a person close to Fregosi told CSNPhilly.com. Fregosi, 71, works as a special assistant to Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren. He managed 15 years in the majors with the California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays. He managed the Phillies from 1991 to 1996, compiling a 431-463 record. Ex-Phils manager Jim Fregosi…

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Source: Ex-Phils manager Jim Fregosi has stroke (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia)

Former Phillies manager Jim Fregosi reportedly had a stroke while on a baseball alumni cruise, according to CSNPhilly.com sources. The ex-manager has been hospitalized in the Caribbean and a report from ESPN.com states Fregosi’s family is working on having him moved to a hospital in Miami. Fregosi, 71, works as a special assistant to Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren. He managed 15 years in the majors with the California…

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Phillies add Burnett but Cole gives some bad news

Your browser does not support iframes. When his GM career is over, Ruben Amaro can hit the poker circuit as he plays his cards close to the vest, and never gives away his hand. Today, the Phillies signed A.J. Burnett to a 1 year deal to pitch for the Phillies, and it gives another great reason not to be so down on this Phillies team. Yes, the Phillies payroll is…

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