Lidge Needs Shot; Rollins Goes For Record

As was the hot concern over Brad Lidge’s lack of velocity heated up, Todd Zolecki found out the reason why: Lidge had inflammation on the outside of his elbow and received a cortisone shot. Physician Michael Ciccotti said he doesn’t require an MRI nor is there any structural damage: “Coming into Spring Training every year Brad has some lateral … Continue reading Lidge Needs Shot; Rollins Goes For Record

2010 Opening Day Roster

The Phillies currently have 27 names on their roster. Two of them, Brad Lidge, and J.C. Romero, are not going to be ready by Opening Day. Assuming the other 25 players are what the Phillies are satisfied with, this is your 2010 roster. If it was already announced then I missed it and therefor am an … Continue reading 2010 Opening Day Roster

Kendrick Preps for Pen

Kyle Kendrick was preparing for the bull pen without even knowing it. He got the start but lasted only two innings, allowing a run on two hits and a walk and striking out one in the Phillies 5-2 loss to Houston. Kendrick even got a hit at the plate. Chase Utley and Brian Schneider each … Continue reading Kendrick Preps for Pen

Moyer Named 5th Starter

Jamie Moyer held onto his spot on the rotation as he was named the fifth starter heading into the 2010 season, beating out Kyle Kendrick. The news came from David Murphy of the Philly Inquirer via Twitter. He got the report from Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com. Moyer pitched well enough during the spring to beat our Kendrick, … Continue reading Moyer Named 5th Starter

Phanatic Honored; Romero Update

The Phillie Phanatic will be everywhere in Philly now. 20 different Phillie Phanatic statues will be scattered around Philadelphia as a tourist attraction. “Fans who already love the Phillie Phanatic will see him in a brand new way,” said Frank Luzi, the museum’s public relations director. “There’s something different to each one.” Some of the places the statue will be … Continue reading Phanatic Honored; Romero Update

Phils Comeback Falls Short

J.A. Happ looked good in another start but Chad Durbin and Ryan Madson relinquished the lead as the Phillies lost 5-4. Dewayn Wise grounded out with the bases loaded and two outs in the ninth to end the game, preventing the Phillies comeback. Happ went five innings, allowing two runs on three hits, five walks, … Continue reading Phils Comeback Falls Short