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Moyer Doing Well After Minor Surgery

The Phillies have announced that pitcher Jamie Moyer is doing well after surgery on Friday.

Moyer had to be hospitalized on Tuesday following symptoms from sports hernia surgery on Oct. 2.

"Jamie is doing very well," Phillies physician Michael Ciccotti said in a statement. "The surgery is not likely to impact his rehab schedule and is likely to have minimal impact on his spring training schedule."

He was hospitalized just five days after the initial surgery because of a blood infection.

Via MLB.com

Moyer To Be Hospitalized Several Days

The Phillies team physician said that pitcher Jamie Moyer was not seriously ill, but would likely be hospitalized for several days after experiencing lingering pain related to October surgery.

?Jamie is a healthy guy,? said Dr. Michael Ciccotti. ?He is in no way seriously ill.? Moyer, 47, checked in Thomas Jefferson University hospital in Philadelphia Tuesday night after experiencing increased pain that Ciccotti traced to Oct. 2 surgery to repair three muscle tears in the pitcher?s groin and lower abdomen.

Via Philadelphia Daily News

Phillies Sign No-Hitter Saving DeWayne Wise

Outfielder DeWayne Wise, who preserved Mark Buehrle's perfect game in July with a leaping catch at the wall in the ninth inning at U.S. Cellular Field, signed a minor league deal with Philadelphia on Wednesday.

Wise hit .225 with two home runs and 11 RBIs in 142 at-bats last season for the Chicago White Sox. He is a .216 career hitter in seven seasons in the Majors.

Via MLB.com

Sources: Phillies Interested In Beltre

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is targeting free-agent third baseman Adrian Beltre.

However, Amaro knows that he may not be able to afford Beltre.

Beltre is represented by agent Scott Boras, who is believed to be seeking a four-year deal.

Philadelphia is looking to replace Pedro Feliz.

Via Bucks County Courier Times

Agent: Castro Close To Signing With Phillies

Utility infielder Juan Castro is close to joining the Phillies, according to his agent.

"We're close to having a deal done," agent Oscar Suarez told Delaware Online by phone. "We're just a physical away from getting this done. He's excited about joining the Phillies. It's tough to leave an organization like the Dodgers, but if you're joining the Phillies, maybe it's not as tough."

Castro, 37, can play all infield positions, but has the most experience at second base and shortstop.

Via Delaware Online

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