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Myers added to roster; Cairo left off

Posted by Amanda Orr, Tue, October 27, 2009 03:45 PM | Comments: 18
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Leslie Gudel of Comcast Sportsnet reports (via Twitter) that Brett Myers has been added to the World Series roster.  The Phillies opted to go with 12 pitchers, leaving Miguel Cairo, a former Yankee, off the roster.

Myers, who was left off the National League Championship roster, made progress from a strained muscle.  Ruben Amaro Jr. said that Myers “looked sharper.”  Cairo went 0-for-5 during the playoffs this year.

In Yankees news, Eric Hinske has been added to the roster.  Remember him?

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  • Posts: 0 Manny

    Good move… I think.

     
  • Posts: 0 Kanad

    I think the better move is adding Hinske to the Yankees roster so he can repeat striking out against a nasty Lidge slider…

     
  • Posts: 0 Pizza Bagel

    But hopefully not hit a home run off of Blanton.
    I like Myers being added. He was clutch last year and has a mean streak to him that I think will help us gain the mental again against NY.

     
  • Posts: 0 Pizza Bagel

    Again should be edge.

     
  • Posts: 0 The Original Chuck P

    Reports are that he his breaking ball has its bite back… if he is on the mend, this is a huge addition.

     
  • Posts: 0 Chuck

    Eric Hinske……….”Swing and a miss. Struck him out. The Philadelphia Phillies are 2008 World Champions of Baseballlllllllll”

     
  • Posts: 0 Keith

    I like this move as well.

     
  • Posts: 0 GWFightinsFan

    Good! Hopefully he can help us!

     
  • Posts: 0 Papa Thompson

    I’ve got it. Myers was brought on to pinch hit in hopes he can work another 9-pitch walk against CC.

    Actually, I’m pretty surprised by this move. I didn’t think the Phils would give up another bat (OK, it’s Cairo, but you get my point) with the DH in play, possibly in four games. Hopefully Myers will do something to earn his keep — and maybe his wife will actually kiss him this time.

     
  • Posts: 0 Manny

    They’re showing one of our May games against the Yankees right now on MLB Network. CC pitching… Shane just got a single in the top of the 8th.

     
  • Posts: 0 Chuck

     
  • Posts: 0 Eli

    Have you guys seen the NY Post today? Trashed Philly fans. http://theropolitans.com/2009/10/hilarious-front-page-from-ny-post.html

     
  • Posts: 0 oaklandphilsphan

    Rollins
    Victorino
    Utley
    Howard
    Werth
    Ibanez
    Francisco
    Feliz
    Ruiz

    Stairs
    Bruntlett
    Dobbs
    Bako

    Lee
    Pedro
    Hamels
    Blanton
    Happ
    Durbin
    Myers
    Bastardo
    Park
    Eyre
    Madson
    Lidge

    Get us to the promised land

     
  • Posts: 0 j reed

    myers has pitched well against the yanks the few times he has had the opportunity

     
  • Posts: 0 Manny

    The fact that they added an experienced pitcher like Myers to the pen, and also left Bastardo on the roster… COULD mean that Charlie may be thinking seriously about starting Happ in Game 4.

     
  • Posts: 0 HotDogs

    The Phillies MUST MUST MUST win one in NY. Wouldn’t the first game victory be sweet.

     
  • Posts: 0 mikeB

    I hope Bruntlett being selected over Miguel Cairo is the best choice. I understand Bruntlett being selected because of his versatility on defense but Cairo is capably better offensively. Bako stays on because of being the backup catcher. I have a feeling that Myers will come up big at least once in the series.

     
  • Posts: 0 Keith E

    Eric Hinske! Irony can be pretty ironic sometimes!
    GO PHILS!!!

     
 
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