Results for tag: Brian Gordon
Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Jun 17, 2011 at 12:58:24 AM

SUBJECT:  Pitcher Available

Recipient: All 30 Teams

Fellow General Managers,

This is to advise you that a pitcher from our Triple-A team in Lehigh Valley is going to become available sometime next week. He an opt-out clause you are more than welcome to sign him.

Thanks,

Ruben Amaro

That might not be the context of the actual industry-wide email circulated by the Phillies but that is basically how the process of acquiring Brian Gordon began last week. It accelerated when Bartolo Colon went down with a hamstring injury as the Yankee front office did video scouting while examining the numbers.

That led to Gordon filling the vacancy and while he did not get a win, the Yankees might be glad they responded and expressed interest because no matter how it unfolds, it is a tremendous

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