Archive for Monday, July 31, 2006

Philadelphia designates Franklin for assignment

July 31, 2006


— Ryan Franklin was designated for assignment by the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, ending a disappointing stint where the right-hander never adjusted to his new role in the bullpen.

"They signed me to be a starter," Franklin said. "I did nothing in spring training to show them I couldn't start. I gave them a lot of innings in spring training."


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