Tyson Brummett, 28, has spent six seasons in the Phillies' chain, bouncing between Reading and Lehigh Valley for the last two seasons.
Beerleaguer: Cool call-up. Brummett is one of those organizational good soldiers who pitches wherever and whenever the Phillies need him. We at Beerleaguer always get a little misty eyed when these types of players earn a cup of coffee in the Show. He's more or less worked as a swingman since 2009 and will get that same opportunity with the Phils over the final three games. Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. told Matt Gelb of the Inquirer, who first reported the transaction on Sunday, that Brummett will not fill Tuesday's TBD, which could go to right-hander BJ Rosenberg instead.
The truth of the matter is the Phils could have used an extra arm like this days ago to help sponge up some innings, and while the front office is gaining a good perspective on their young pitching options for next season, they're walking a fine line by pushing them too much. J.C. Ramirez, Joe Savery and Michael Schwimer are included on the 40-man roster, but their status and readiness is unclear. Gelb reported that Brummett, who is not considered a prospect, had been preparing for the winter leagues, in which he was sensational last season.