Jamie Moyer Will Begin His Rehab… in Clearwater


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The Phillies are going to let Jamie Moyer begin his rehab – remember, he's 49 – at Bright House Field in Clearwater.

Ladies and gentlemen, Todd Zolecki has your grammatical stylings: [via Deadspin]

He is going to be continuing his rehab from Tommy John surgery at the Phillies’ Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla. The Phillies have not signed Moyer to a contract, so he remains a free agent, but he asked the Phillies if he could use their facilities.

“We’re providing him our space in Clearwater and our expertise,” Ruben Amaro Jr. said.


Consider it a big thank you to Ja-Mo for his contributions. We're going to assume that the Phillies have no interest in re-signing Pops.

Moyer, of course, still has the mind of a child. On Friday, he lined Charlie Manuel's seat with rosin

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  • Colin S. August 29, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    He forgot to put his dentures in for the picture

  • Pickles August 29, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    Old Man Moyer will not let the 300 win dream go

  • Tony August 29, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    Why the hell not? If Tim Wakefield can earn a starting spot in the Red Sox rotation as a 45 year-old knuckleballer, why can’t Gramps Moyer replace a Kendrick, Blanton, or even an Oswalt (if he retires) in the Phils rotation as a 49 year-old junkballer? It’s not like it’d make much of a difference if he lost a few mph on his fastball…

  • Iron Balls McGinty August 29, 2011 at 5:15 pm

    I agree with Tony. I say he could be a force whether it’s a spot above KK and Phat Joe in the rotation or as an alternate—all depending if Oswalt won’t retire and Vanimal stays in as a starter—or even in the bullpen. The pranks alone might be worth it.

  • Kate August 29, 2011 at 6:50 pm

    The non-believers can shut up until or unless they’re proven right.
    I’d love to see the Old Man back in red pinstripes. We’ve been owned a few times this year by Moyer-like pitchers. I’d rather Moyer than get Moyer’d.

  • T.J. August 29, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    Would definitely be nice to see Moyer pitch again..tenacious old man..those w/ that mentality are the true icons. Obviously not in it for the money but for the love of the game. Props to pops.

  • L2112Lif August 29, 2011 at 7:22 pm

    I’d much prefer to see Moyer pitching than Blanton.

  • Lisa August 29, 2011 at 8:09 pm

    Why not? He’s our hometown boy, he should retire in the red pinstripes. I’m sure he still has something to offer, even wisdom if nothing else. You can’t get more veteran than Moyer.

  • The Secret Stairway August 29, 2011 at 8:51 pm

    I’d rather stick my dick into Jenny Sack then the phils bringing back the old man

  • Brian August 30, 2011 at 8:21 am

    I really have come to despise Jamie Moyer.

  • henry August 30, 2011 at 8:45 am

    he looks toothless and drunk here but im guessing thats the point

  • Defenestrate Wheels August 30, 2011 at 9:49 am

    The guy is a WFC plus he has a smoking hot wife

  • mm August 30, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    whats a matter Grampy? can’t find your falsies?

  • My guess August 30, 2011 at 12:56 pm

    Everyone’s all for a Jamie comeback… until Jamie goes 2.1 IP with 6 ER.

  • Sherry W August 30, 2011 at 11:50 pm

    Did you guys forget how he was pitching before he threw his arm off?T He’s not a velocity pitcher, age isn’t a huge issue. Why not take a look at him with the bionic arm and see what happens- a limited contract as a mid-reliver to replace glass arms and Schmedrick may be smart.
    The lack of respect for him though- you fuckers must be Mets fans.

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