Uh oh. Why do I get the feeling that the gestapo that is the Phillies front office and media relations department isn’t going to be too thrilled with Michael Schwimmmmmer, who seemingly just announced a few roster moves… on Twitter.
That would be Jake Diekman, Raul Valdes and Hector Luna to whom Schwimmm is referring.
Now, was Schwimer – who was optioned to Lehigh yesterday to make room for Cliff Lee (and because he stunk) – sending out that Tweet to get under his team's skin ala Ilya Bryzgalov at the Winter Classic? Maybe. Probably not. But it’s fun to think about.
Delco Times beat reporter Ryan Lawrence tries to add some context to the reported moves:
Anyway, Phillies minor leaguers: breaking roster moves on Twitter. Somewhere, the Phillies PR department is searching for a typewriter.