Phillies Release Mike Fontenot

The Phillies announced that they have released infielder Mike Fontenot.  The club designated Fontenot for assignment on August 1.

Fontenot, 32, hit .289/.343/.340 in 105 plate appearances this year for the Phillies.  The veteran signed a minor league deal with the Phillies in April and split time between second and third base in 2012.  For his career, Fontenot owns a .265/.332/.401 slash line in seven seasons with the Cubs, Giants, and Phillies.


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24 Comments on "Phillies Release Mike Fontenot"


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GoAsOakland
2 years 11 months ago

A’s are on the clock…

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Adam Dyson
2 years 11 months ago

Hey Zach….none of your player names are showing up for me in your posts.

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piro18
2 years 11 months ago

Id rather have Fontenot than Michael Martinez. I have no clue what the Phillies fascination with Martinez is.

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ssjchaseutley
2 years 11 months ago

Martinez can play 2nd,3rd and OF. He’s also not a defensive liability like Fontenot and is much cheaper…seems like a no brainer move.

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Ryan
2 years 11 months ago

Are you serious? Did you see him in CF the other day?
That and he can’t hit his weight.

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Jimcass134
2 years 11 months ago

Much cheaper?

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2 years 11 months ago

This is absolutely infuriating. What does a utility player have to do to beat out the sub-.200-hitting Michael Martinez? Bat .400?

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CandyMaldonadoLand
2 years 11 months ago

better blackmail photos.

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2 years 11 months ago

Fontenot is the definitely the better bat, but Martinez can play more positions.

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BLB25
2 years 11 months ago

very useful player, I don’t get why teams keep giving up on him.

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ssjchaseutley
2 years 11 months ago

Can’t hit a lefty and makes error on routine plays. Simple as that.