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Jonathan Pettibone | Starting Pitcher

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/19/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'6" / 233
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Jonathan Pettibone will undergo another operation on his right shoulder on July 22.
One shoulder surgery is bad enough, but this makes the road back to Philadelphia even more difficult for the 24-year-old. Pettibone first underwent shoulder surgery in June 2014 to repair a small tear of his labrum. The right-hander won't be back before 2016 at the earliest. Jul 8 - 6:58 PM

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Jonathan Pettibone could require another operation on his right shoulder.

Making his way back from surgery to repair a labrum tear, Pettibone had to halt a simulated game on Monday due to discomfort. The Phillies are still deciding what to do next, but Pettibone hasn't pitched in a game since last May and looks to be facing the prospect of missing all of 2015.
Jul 8 - 9:32 AM

Phillies transferred RHP Jonathan Pettibone from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Severino Gonzalez. Pettibone will now be out until at least June while working his way back from shoulder surgery.
Apr 27 - 11:11 PM

Phillies placed RHP Jonathan Pettibone on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury.

Pettibone is facing hitters again as he works his way back from shoulder surgery but won't be an option for the big club until for at least another month or so. He threw just nine innings last season.
Apr 5 - 2:03 PM

Jonathan Pettibone is scheduled to face live hitters Tuesday for the first time since undergoing surgery last June to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder.

Pettibone has already completed 10 bullpen sessions without issue. The 24-year-old right-hander will hang back at extended spring training when camp breaks, but he could be an option for the Phillies' starting rotation at some point in May. It's a very weak group of starters beyond Cole Hamels.
Mar 30 - 11:20 AM

Jonathan Pettibone (shoulder) said he's probably a few weeks away from throwing to live hitters in batting practice.

Pettibone is recovering from shoulder surgery in June, and as such he remains a few weeks behind his peers. Pettibone, 24, threw just nine innings this past season, but he had a 4.04 ERA in 18 starts for the Phillies in 2013. Given how weak the back end of the Phillies rotation appears, the right-hander could find his way into the rotation once healthy.
Feb 28 - 5:30 PM

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro indicated Tuesday that it's unclear whether Jonathan Pettibone (shoulder) will be ready for the start of next season.

Pettibone underwent shoulder surgery back in June. "That will be determined over the next few months," Amaro said regarding the right-hander's availability. The Phillies could conceivably have a few rotation spots up for grabs in spring training, but it sounds like Pettibone might not be healthy enough to participate in the competition.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 09:55:00 PM

Jonathan Pettibone will undergo exploratory surgery on Tuesday.

Pettibone was diagnosed with a small tear of the labrum in his right shoulder last month. We should know more about a potential timetable after the surgery is completed.
Mon, Jun 16, 2014 04:52:00 PM

Jonathan Pettibone was diagnosed Wednesday with a small tear of the labrum in his right shoulder.

Dr. James Andrews did the exam. Pettibone was given an anti-inflammatory shot and prescribed rest. He's expected to avoid surgery but could be out for a while.
Thu, May 22, 2014 10:37:00 AM

Jonathan Pettibone has been placed on the disabled list at Triple-A Lehigh Valley due to shoulder issues.

Pettibone dealt with shoulder problems last season and during spring training this year. It's not clear at this point how long he might be sidelined, but obviously he won't be an option for the Phillies' rotation anytime soon.
Fri, May 16, 2014 05:03:00 PM

Phillies optioned RHP Jonathan Pettibone to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

This comes in the wake of Friday's disastrous start against the Rockies where he allowed eight runs on nine hits in his four innings of work. With Cole Hamels set to rejoin the rotation this week, Pettibone will continue to function as organizational depth in the minor leagues.
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 12:10:00 AM

Phillies recalled RHP Jonathan Pettibone from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

After Monday's rainout, the team needed an extra starter and Pettibone is the lucky one to get the call. The 23-year-old posted a 4.04 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 66/32 K/BB ratio in 100 1/3 innings for the Phillies in 2013, and shouldn't be trusted as a streaming option in mixed leagues.
Sat, Apr 12, 2014 02:59:00 PM

Jonathan Pettibone will start Saturday against the Marlins.

The Phillies need to call up a fifth starter for Saturday because of Monday's rainout. Pettibone ultimately got the call over David Buchanan or a possible bullpen game with Jeff Manship starting. He shouldn't be an option in most fantasy leagues.
Thu, Apr 10, 2014 04:56:00 PM

Jonathan Pettibone could start on Saturday against the Marlins.

The Phillies will choose between Pettibone, David Buchanan, or using relievers to get through Saturday's game. With Monday's postponement, the Phillies need a fifth starter six days earlier than expected. Two factors pointing in favor of Pettibone: he is on track to be on normal rest on Saturday, and he is already on the 40-man roster.
Mon, Apr 7, 2014 11:37:00 AM

Phillies optioned RHP Jonathan Pettibone to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Pettibone fell behind this spring due to right shoulder soreness and finally made his Grapefruit League debut Thursday. He'll continue to get stretched out in the minors for now and could be an option when the Phillies need a fifth starter for the first time in mid-April.
Thu, Mar 27, 2014 04:24:00 PM

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1B1Ryan Howard
2Darin Ruf
2B1Cesar Hernandez
2Andres Blanco
3Darnell Sweeney
SS1Freddy Galvis
3B1Maikel Franco
LF1Cody Asche
2Aaron Altherr
CF1Odubel Herrera
RF1Domonic Brown
2Jeff Francoeur
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PosRoleName
S1Aaron Harang
2Aaron Nola
3Matt Harrison
4Adam Morgan
5Jerad Eickhoff
6Alec Asher
7Cliff Lee
8Chad Billingsley
9Jonathan Pettibone
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ken Giles
2Justin De Fratus
3Luis Garcia
4Jeanmar Gomez
5Mario Hollands
6Elvis Araujo
7Hector Neris
8Adam Loewen
9Jerome Williams