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Phillies Notes: Phils could activate Romero soon: MILWAUKEE - J.C. Romero has been missed in the Phillies' bullpen, especially since fellow lefthander Scott Eyre began pitching with an injured elbow.
Phillies Notes: Phillies' lefties say they're on mend: ATLANTA - All three of the Phillies' injured lefthanded pitchers reported progress yesterday.With Scott Eyre (elbow) and J.C. Romero (forearm) planning to pitch through pain, and J.A. Happ (muscle strain in his right side) hoping to recover fully and remain in the rotation, the bullpen remains unsettled as the Phils prepare for a likely playoff berth.
Phillies Notes: Eyre eager to return, but won't rush it: Pitcher Scott Eyre strained his left calf nine days ago in a game against the Mets and has yet to throw off a mound. Eyre, 37, said he felt no pain while playing catch, but has yet to test the injury from a mound.
Injured calf lands reliever Eyre on the disabled list: Scott Eyre threw two pitches to one batter yet walked away with the decision in the Phillies' 6-3 win over the New York Mets on Thursday night.
Kendrick recalled as Eyre goes on disabled list for Phillies: Scott Eyre is out.Kyle Kendrick is in.The Phillies summoned Kendrick yesterday from Triple A Lehigh Valley to replace the injured Eyre, who strained his left calf muscle Thursday night in New York and was placed on the 15-day disabled list yesterday.
Eyre expects to retire at end of season: SAN DIEGO - Scott Eyre said yesterday that he was"more than 90 percent" sure he would retire at the end of this season.
Financial fraud scheme affecting Eyre: Phillies lefty reliever Scott Eyre has had more on his mind this spring than just baseball. Eyre, like many Americans, has found himself a victim of a massive financial fraud scheme.
Amaro Jumps Right Into the Job: Ruben Amaro Jr.'s notable dealings since becoming general manager of the Phillies on Nov. 3:Nov. 10: Signed pitcher Scott Eyre to a one-year, $2.5 million contract.
Phils re-sign lefty reliever Eyre: Left-handed reliever Scott Eyre re-signed with the Phillies on Monday, inking a one-year, $2 million deal, which also includes performance bonuses.
Elated Eyre agrees to 1-year deal: Later this offseason, Scott Eyre will leave his home in Bradenton, Fla., and join a group of friends on a short vacation in Cabo, where he will spend his days fishing and his nights unwinding. His wife calls it his"well-deserved trip," a description that is as accurate as it is simple.
Phillies re-sign Eyre; coach Jimy Williams quits: The Phillies yesterday retained one member of their World Series championship team and lost another.Reliever Scott Eyre signed a one-year contract for 2009 while bench coach Jimy Williams informed the club he would not return.
Lefty Eyre signs on for another year with Phillies: Scott Eyre has signed a one-year, $2 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.
Phils sign LHP Eyre to 1-year, $2M deal (AP): Left-handed reliever Scott Eyre signed a $2 million, one-year contract Monday to remain with the Philadelphia Phillies. Eyre was 3-0 with a 1.88 ERA in 19 appearances for Philadelphia. He had 18 strikeouts in 14 1-3 innings. Eyre began the season with the Chicago Cubs. Overall, he was 5-0 with a 4.21 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 25 2-3 innings.
Pitching at top of Phils' offseason list: Listing pitching as the top priority, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. stressed the team's hope to keep lefties Jamie Moyer and Scott Eyre in Phillies pinstripes, and contact has made to each player's agent. Pat Burrell, the club's other significant free agent, remains a possibility, though much depends on the market for the left-fielder's services.
Moyer and Burrell file for free agency: Jamie Moyer and Pat Burrell filed for free agency on Thursday, leaving Scott Eyre as the only remaining Phillies yet to file. The Phillies have expressed interest in re-signing Moyer, but Burrell's return is uncertain at this time.
Ratto: Feliz finds a happy home in Philly: If you believe Scott Eyre, who lived through it, Pedro Feliz, who lived through it too, came up to him after the seventh inning of Wednesday night's World Series finale and said, "This time, we're going to get those five outs." Giants fans know what that...
Eyre relishing time with Phillies: The Phillies are one win away from capturing their first World Series title in 28 years, and Scott Eyre, acquired in August, is right in the middle of a bullpen largely responsible for the National League champions getting this far.
Rich Hofmann: Phillies' valuable reliever Eyre walking on air: WANDERING AROUND the pulsating clubhouse, drenched with champagne, soaked beyond reason, Scott Eyre was quite obviously trying to take in every last bit of the experience, to turn the chaotic kaleidoscope into a memory that would last.
Phillies acquire reliever Eyre from Cubs: After a season of searching for a second lefty in the bullpen, the Phillies landed Scott Eyre from the Cubs for Minor League right-hander Brian Schlitter.
Trade brings Eyre to fill need for lefty reliever: The Phillies had been searching for another lefthanded pitcher for their bullpen for months.They think they found one yesterday, when they traded single-A Clearwater pitcher Brian Schlitter to the Chicago Cubs for lefthander Scott Eyre, who could be in Philadelphia for tonight's series opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Bank Park.
Phillies Notebook: Phillies acquire reliever Eyre; Gordon on hold: EVEN AS THE PHILLIES announced the newest addition to their bullpen yesterday, they acknowledged that one of their biggest pieces might be taken away. The organization traded for lefthander Scott Eyre yesterday, 2 days after the 36-year-old was designated for assignment by the Cubs, an acquisition that could take on added importance now with the uncertain future of veteran setup man Tom Gordon.
Eyre sidelined by left groin strain: Cubs reliever Scott Eyre was forced to leave the game early Thursday vs. the Orioles due to a strained left groin.
Eyre expects to start season on DL: Cubs reliever Scott Eyre is expected to open the season on the disabled list because of a bone spur in his left elbow. The bone spur has been around for a long time, and Eyre has pitched through it, but not this time.
Eyre travels to Spring Training in style: Most Cubs players rent apartments or condos in the Phoenix area during Spring Training. Scott Eyre brought his home with him. The relief pitcher and a pair of teammates made the trek from Florida to Arizona in Eyre's new 40-foot recreational vehicle.
Soriano rescues Cubs' pen: CHICAGO - Alfonso Soriano hit a game-ending two-run single that gave the Chicago Cubs a 10-9 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night, setting off a wild celebration after the Cubs bullpen blew an 8-3 lead in the ninth inning. Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run homer for the Rockies, who scored six runs in the ninth. After Todd Helton doubled in a run with no outs in the ninth off reliever Scott Eyre, Bobby Howry was greeted by back-to-back RBI singles from Garrett Atkins and Brad Hawpe. Then Tulowitzki followed with a three-run homer that put the Rockies ahead 9-8. Howry is the closer
Notes: Sorting out the bullpen: It looked all set at the beginning of the season. Left-hander Scott Eyre and right-hander Bob Howry would set up closer Ryan Dempster. But the Cubs' recent inability to hold a lead (in four of their five most recent losses, the Cubs lost the lead) may have Cubs manager Lou Piniella rethinking a different way to get to Dempster.
Francoeur, Johnson lift Braves over Cubs (AP):
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The Atlanta Braves' bullpen was so thin that manager Bobby Cox was ready to send one of his starters to the mound. Fortunately for him, his relievers held up at the end. Kelly Johnson hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the seventh inning and five Atlanta relievers gave up only one earned run in 3 2-3 innings to help the Braves beat the Cubs 8-6 Wednesday night.
Cubs reliever Eyre spends night in hospital: Cubs reliever Scott Eyre was expected to be released from the hospital Sunday after spending a night there with flulike symptoms. Eyre, 0-0 with an 11.25 ERA in four appearances, was taken to the hospital following Saturday's game against Cincinnati.
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