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B.J. Rosenberg | Relief Pitcher

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/17/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Phillies sent RHP B.J. Rosenberg outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Rosenberg is now officially off the Phillies' 40-man roster. The 29-year-old right-hander owns an ugly 5.72 ERA in 56 2/3 career major league innings. Oct 27 - 2:32 PM

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Phillies optioned RHP B.J. Rosenberg to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Rosenberg has put up a 6.75 ERA over 13 appearances with the big club this season. Jeff Manship (quad) is returning from the DL to take his spot on the roster.
Jul 9 - 12:08 AM

Phillies recalled RHP B.J. Rosenberg from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Rosenberg was dreadful in his brief callup with the Phillies in April, posting a 7.11 ERA and 2.53 WHIP over 6 1/3 innings of work. He'll function in middle relief for the Phillies.
Jun 22 - 6:21 PM

Phillies optioned RHP B.J. Rosenberg to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

The Phillies elected to keep Jeff Manship and Shawn Camp in the bullpen instead. Rosenberg earned the demotion after allowing six runs -- five earned -- across 6 1/3 relief innings for Philly.
Apr 23 - 3:55 PM

B.J. Rosenberg recorded the first save of his career on Sunday by tossing a perfect ninth against the Braves.

Jonathan Papelbon, who blew his seventh save on Saturday, watched as Rosenberg pumped mid-90s heat past Freddie Freeman to end the game. The Phillies could be paying a guy like Rosenberg the MLB minimum to close out games during this lost season, but Papelbon and his MLB-reliever-high $13 million salary will be back out there whenever Philadelphia next has a save opportunity.
Sun, Sep 8, 2013 04:23:00 PM

Phillies recalled RHP B.J. Rosenberg from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Rosenberg allowed four runs in three relief appearances with the Phillies earlier this season and holds a 4.52 ERA over 75 2/3 Triple-A frames. He'll work in middle relief.
Fri, Aug 16, 2013 10:07:00 AM

Phillies optioned RHP B.J. Rosenberg to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Rosenberg was given the boot to make room for Mike Adams' return from the disabled list. Rosenberg allowed four runs in three relief appearances with the Phillies.
Sat, May 25, 2013 10:42:00 PM

Phillies recalled RHP B.J. Rosenberg from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Rosenberg has posted a 4.30 ERA and ugly 24/20 K/BB ratio over seven starts for Lehigh Valley, but the Phillies decided that they needed a fresh arm in the bullpen. He'll work in long relief.
Fri, May 17, 2013 02:09:00 PM

B.J. Rosenberg was scratched from a scheduled appearance Sunday because of right triceps soreness.

"It's OK, no big deal," Rosenberg told reporters on Monday. "I'm throwing a bullpen today and I'll get back into a game in another couple of days." The righty is not expected to crack the Phillies' Opening Day roster.
Mon, Mar 4, 2013 09:40:00 AM

B.J. Rosenberg pitched decently in a spot start against the Nationals on Tuesday, surrendering one run on three hits over his four innings of work.

Rosenberg struck out three and issued a pair of walks. He cruised through the first three innings unscathed until Roger Bernadina lined an RBI single to left field in the fourth. Rosenberg finishes the season with a 6.12 ERA and 24/14 K/BB ratio over 25 innings.
Tue, Oct 2, 2012 10:08:00 PM

Phillies recalled RHP B.J. Rosenberg from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

He'll take the roster spot of Joe Blanton, who was traded to the Dodgers on Friday. Rosenberg had a brief stint with the Phillies in June and holds an impressive 1.89 ERA and 73/18 K/BB ratio over 62 innings this season between Double- and Triple-A. Look for him in middle relief.
Fri, Aug 3, 2012 04:48:00 PM

Phillies optioned RHP B.J. Rosenberg to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Rosenberg served as the Phillies' 26th man for Sunday's doubleheader against the Rays. The 26-year-old has allowed six earned runs in 2 1/3 innings this season.
Mon, Jun 25, 2012 09:19:00 AM

Phillies recalled RHP B.J. Rosenberg from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

He'll be the 26th man on the roster for Sunday's doubleheader. Rosenberg allowed four runs in two relief appearances earlier this month for the Phils.
Sun, Jun 24, 2012 11:39:00 AM

Phillies optioned RHP B.J. Rosenberg to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Rosenberg was called up last week and allowed four runs in two relief appearances. The Phillies have yet to announce a decision on whether Carlos Ruiz (oblique) will be placed on the disabled list.
Sat, Jun 16, 2012 10:09:00 AM

Phillies purchased the contract of RHP B.J. Rosenberg from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

The Phillies are reportedly in the market for right-handed pitching depth, but view Rosenberg as a short-term option. He owns a career 2.91 ERA in parts of five seasons in the minors. Raul Valdes was optioned off the 25-man roster Friday in a corresponding move.
Sat, Jun 9, 2012 10:08:00 AM

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3Cameron Rupp
4Rene Garcia
5Koyie Hill
1B1Ryan Howard
2Darin Ruf
3Russ Canzler
2B1Chase Utley
2Freddy Galvis
3Cord Phelps
4Andres Blanco
SS1Jimmy Rollins
2Chase d'Arnaud
3B1Cody Asche
2Maikel Franco
3Cesar Hernandez
4Chris Nelson
LF1Domonic Brown
2Grady Sizemore
3Xavier Paul
CF1Ben Revere
2Darin Mastroianni
3Brian Bogusevic
RF1Marlon Byrd
2Jeff Francoeur
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PosRoleName
S1Cole Hamels
2Cliff Lee
3David Buchanan
4Jerome Williams
5Jesse Biddle
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
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2Jake Diekman
3Ken Giles
4Mario Hollands
5Justin De Fratus
6Cesar Jimenez
7Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez
8Luis Garcia
9Elvis Araujo
10Nefi Ogando
11Paul Clemens