Matt Tolbert 2B PHI 10 Months
Phillies signed INF Matt Tolbert to a minor league contract.
Tolbert, 30, spent the entire 2012 season with the Cubs' Triple-A affiliate and batted just .240/.313/.304 with one home run and a .617 OPS in 113 games. He'll serve as organizational depth with Philadelphia.
Matt Tolbert 2B PHI Oct 21 '11
Matt Tolbert has elected free agency.
Tolbert was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester last week but refused the assignment and will seek employment elsewhere. The 29-year-old sported just .198/.252/.266 batting line for the Twins this season but should be able to catch on somewhere on a minor league deal and compete for a utility job.
Matt Tolbert 2B PHI Oct 14 '11
Twins sent INF Matt Tolbert outright to Triple-A Rochester.
Tolbert sported an ugly .198/.252/.266 batting line for the Twins this season. They've outrighted him in order to clear some space on the 40-man roster, but he could still remain in the organization as infield depth.
Matt Tolbert 2B PHI Aug 16 '11
Matt Tolbert is out of Tuesday's lineup with an injury to his left wrist.
Tolbert tweaked his left wrist during a swing on Monday night and is being sent for X-rays. He can pinch-run and field, but can't swing the bat. Trevor Plouffe will make the start at second base Tuesday night and bat second against Justin Verlander and the Tigers.