After being designated for assignment on 6/20, RHP Phillippe Aumont has elected to become a free agent.
Hardball Talk "Phillippe Aumont was designated for assignment by the Phillies this afternoon, less than 24 hours after he walked seven batters in a loss to the Cardinals. With Cole Hamels sidelined due to a minor right hamstring strain, Aumont was called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to make a spot start..." June 21
Philly.com "When Phillippe Aumont was demoted from the major leagues last month pitching coach Rich Dubee said that Aumont was perhaps too headstrong. He said Aumont felt comfortable with what he was doing. Aumont the 11th overall selection in 2007 has good stuff but his command is off. In triple A Aumont..." August 18
CSN Philly "Phillippe Aumont returned to Phillies camp Tuesday, ready to resume his quest to win a spot in the opening day bullpen. Aumont had been with Team Canada for the World Baseball Classic. The failed hockey players, as Aumont playfully called his team, were eliminated from the tournament on Sunday,..." March 13
CSN Philly "Unless something unforeseen occurs, the back end of the Phillies’ bullpen is set. Jonathan Papelbon is going to close and Mike Adams is going to set things up in the eighth. But what about the seventh inning? It seems that lefty Antonio Bastardo is first in line to pitch if Adams or Papelbon..." March 02
CSN Philly "Spring training unfolds in stages. There’s report day, the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the first full-squad workout. There’s bullpen work for pitchers, cutoff drills for outfielders, and, of course, there are games with the pitchers working their way to 100 pitches and the..." February 19