The Phillies have invited 19 non-roster players to Spring Training, including Joe Savery, Josh Outman, Carlos Carrasco, Lou Marson, Greg Golson and Val Pascucci.

Barring an injury, I don’t think any of the position players among the non-roster invitees have much of a chance. The pitching is a different story and it seems possible that Outman or his fellow non-roster invitees, including Vic Darensbourg, Gary Knotts and Brian Mazone, would have an opportunity to pitch themselves into the mix.

The article linked above also says that the Phils have agreed on a 2008 contract with Pete LaForest.

The IronPigs will play their first game in their new stadium against the Phillies on March 30.

Some of the early reviews on Ed Wade’s job in Houston are kind of brutal.

Matt Wise signed with the Mets.

Ryan Howard and Jared are apparently a good combination for Subway.

This article suggests that Dallas McPhearson and the Giants are not close to a deal.

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