Martin elected free agency on Saturday. Martin has been unable to regain the velocity on his fastball after a shoulder injury. He will have to settle for a minor league deal this offseason if he intends to keep pitching.
Phillies pitchers Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez and Ethan Martin are both experiencing elbow inflammation, according to the Philadelphia Daily News. Both players are in minor-league camps with the Phillies and underwent MRIs.
Phillies left-hander Jesse Biddle was among the six players optioned to minor-league camp on Monday, per the Philadelphia Inquirer. Adam Morgan, Ethan Martin, and Sean O'Sullivan, catcher John Hester and Aaron Altherr were also sent down with Biddle.
The Phillies announced Sunday they optioned pitcher Ethan Martin to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. To take his spot on the roster, reliever B.J. Rosenberg was promoted from Lehigh Valley.
The Phillies called up pitcher Ethan Martin from Triple-A Lehigh Valley and sent down pitcher Phillippe Aumont. Martin was 0-0 with a 1.69 ERA and 11 strikeouts over 10 2/3 innings at Lehigh Valley.
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