Phillies Activate Polanco; In Lineup Tonight

PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies have officially activated third baseman Placido Polanco from the 15-day DL. The move was known yesterday when the Phillies sent IF/OF Hector Luna back to Lehigh Valley in anticipation to activate Polanco. Polanco will also be in tonight’s lineup batting seventh against the Reds. His normal spot in the two-hole has … Continue reading Phillies Activate Polanco; In Lineup Tonight

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Phillies Schierholtz Breaks Toe; Lands On DL

PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies have placed outfielder Nate Schierholtz on the disabled list with a broken toe. The Phillies have recalled outfielder Hector Luna from Lehigh to take his place. But it still leaves the outfield very thin. In 11 games since joining the Phillies, Schierholtz is hitting .219 with a homer and two RBIs. … Continue reading Phillies Schierholtz Breaks Toe; Lands On DL

Carlos Ruiz Out 4-6 Weeks With Plantar Fasciitis

PHILADELPHIA — If things couldn’t get any worse for the Phillies season. Catcher Carlos Ruiz was diagnosed with platar’s fasciitis and will be out four-six weeks. He was placed on the DL this afternoon. Hector Luna was called up from Lehigh to replace Ruiz. Ruiz is having a career season in which he’s hitting .335 with … Continue reading Carlos Ruiz Out 4-6 Weeks With Plantar Fasciitis

O’s Win On Jones Walk-Off

Orioles 6, Phillies 4 (12 innings) WP – Luis Ayala (2-1, 1.93) LP – B.J. Rosenberg (0-1, 18.00) BALTIMORE — B.J. Rosenberg didn’t expect his welcome to the Big Leagues to turn out quite like that. Adam Jones did the honors, sending Rosenberg 0-1 slider into centerfield for a walk-off, two-run homer to give the … Continue reading O’s Win On Jones Walk-Off

Runs Come After Delay In Phils Win

Phillies 6, Marlins 4 WP – Kyle Kendrick (2-4, 4.02) LP – Mark Buehrle (5-5, 3.53) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (15) PHILADELPHIA — With the rain came runs for the Phillies. Following up a rain delay in which the Phillies led 2-1, the Phillies scored four runs in the final half of the game to … Continue reading Runs Come After Delay In Phils Win

Sox Hit Four Homers Off Blanton; Snap Phils Win Streak

Red Sox 7, Phillies 5 WP – Jon Lester (3-3, 3.95) LP – Joe Blanton (4-4, 3.74) SV – Alfredo Aceves (9) PHILADLELPHIA — All winning streaks must come to an end. The Red Sox got to Joe Blanton early and often, beating the Phillies 7-5 in Philadelphia Saturday night. The loss snapped the Phils … Continue reading Sox Hit Four Homers Off Blanton; Snap Phils Win Streak

Everything Clicks In Character-Building Win

Phillies 9, Cubs 2 WP – Jose Contreras (1-0, 8.00) LP – Shawn Camp (2-2, 3.43) CHICAGO — The Phillies played a complete, team game… and it may have been the type of game that could very well change the mindset of the team. A 9-2 character win over the Cubs in Chicago did more … Continue reading Everything Clicks In Character-Building Win

Phillies Call Up Three From LHV

Congrats to diekman, valdes, and luna for being called up! — michael schwimer (@mschwimer) May 10, 2012 Since Michael Schwimer can’t do much as a pitcher right now, he’s taking up a job in journalism. Going by that tweet, the Phillies will be making a ton of moves regarding their bullpen and the injury to … Continue reading Phillies Call Up Three From LHV

Spring Training: Blue Jays 8, Phillies 5

John Mayberry Jr was in a terrible slump heading into the final weekend of Grapefruit League play. That’s why a big weight was lifted off his shoulders in the 7th inning when he snapped a 19-at-bat hitless streak in the Phillies 8-5 loss. It was his only hit in his three at-bats, lifing his spring … Continue reading Spring Training: Blue Jays 8, Phillies 5

Phils add IF Blanco to the mix

The Phillies are bolstering up their middle infield stock heading into the season opener this upcoming Thursday. By doing so they added infielder Andres Blanco. Blanco, 27, is a middle infielder who was cut by the Nationals the other day. Blanco opted out of his contract when he knew he wasn’t going to make the … Continue reading Phils add IF Blanco to the mix