Phils letting Moyer rehab in Clearwater

The Phillies are going to let Jamie Moyer begin his rehab from Tommy John surgery at Brighthouse Field in Clearwater, reported Todd Zolecki. “We’re providing him our space in Clearwater and our expertise,” Ruben Amaro Jr. said. Before people jump to drastic conclusions, this is pretty much a favor Amaro is doing for Moyer, who … Continue reading Phils letting Moyer rehab in Clearwater

Pregame Notes 5/11

Not a whole lot of pregame notes heading into tonight’s rubber match between the Phillies and Marlins. The Phils are tossing their left-handed star free agent Cliff Lee (2-3, 3.69) out against Ricky Nolasco (3-0, 3.23) for the Fish. And with that, some interesting news came out of the injury watch today as well as … Continue reading Pregame Notes 5/11

Utley to make first official rehab start tonight

The Clearwater Bureau of the Daily News reports that second basemen Chase Utley will make his first official rehab start for Class A Clearwater. After going 5-7 with two home runs in an extended spring training game on Thursday, Utley went just 1-7 in another extended spring training game last night. While the bat wasn’t … Continue reading Utley to make first official rehab start tonight

News slightly worse for Contreras

Jose Contreras got checked out and his diagnosed with a Grade 1 sprain in his flexor that he hurt over the weekend according to a tweet by Inqy writer Matt Gelb. Ruben Amaro thinks he will be out 3-4 weeks. Also, Domonic Brown will start his rehab with Single-A Clearwater tomorrow. If he’s hitting and … Continue reading News slightly worse for Contreras

“Local Gems”: A sit down with Phillies President, David Montgomery

David Montgomery has one of the toughest jobs. He is the President of a Major League Baseball team. Not just any team but his hometown team, the Philadelphia Phillies. David Montgomery, who grew up in Roxborough, PA just outside of Philadelphia, was born and raised in Philadelphia. He grew up watching the local professional Philadelphia … Continue reading “Local Gems”: A sit down with Phillies President, David Montgomery

Doc doesn’t need it to be Spring to start training

A user on a Phillies message board posted this image. Yes, that’s Roy Halladay running laps along the warning track at Citizens Bank Park today. I guess he can’t wait to report to Clearwater and get this season started like the rest of us anxious fans. UPDATE: And as reported by PhoulBallz on Twitter, Ryan … Continue reading Doc doesn’t need it to be Spring to start training

Lee Prospect Had Surgery

J.C. Ramirez, one of the three prospects in the Cliff Lee deal last December, had surgery to repair his hip. The right-handed pitcher will be ready for spring training next year. He probably had the most successful year of the three prospects acquired for Lee. Ramirez went 7-7 with a 4.82 ERA in 24 starts … Continue reading Lee Prospect Had Surgery

News: 6/9/10

HAPP REHABS — J.A. Happ finally got on the mound against hitting that meant a darn on Tuesday. He pitched three innings of re-hab for High-A Clearwater, allowing only two runs and fanning one. Happ hasn’t pitched in the majors since April 15 when he injured his forearm on his throwing arm. Not much else … Continue reading News: 6/9/10

Phils Complete Sweep of Brewers

The Phillies used good pitching and some early offense to complete the sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers. Cole Hamels was effective as the Phillies won 4-2 Sunday night on ESPN. Hamels had another one of his typical starts but on a much smaller scale. With a 3-0 lead in the sixth, he gave up back-to-back … Continue reading Phils Complete Sweep of Brewers

Phils Win on Retro Night

It was Retro Night in Houston as the Astros were celebrating their 45th anniversary. The Phillies spoiled that night with a 9-6 win on Saturday to improve to 4-1 on the season. The Astros have yet to win a game this year. Jamie Moyer escaped with the win for the Phillies. He gave up five … Continue reading Phils Win on Retro Night