Phillies Demolish Strasburg, Nationals On Deadline Day

Phillies 8, Nationals 0 WP – Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.73) LP – Stephen Strasburg (11-5, 3.12) WASHINGTON — On the day the Phillies sent two of their starting outfielders to the NL West, the offense showed up against the 1st place Nats. A shell of the Phillies beat up Stephen Strasburg and Cliff Lee shutout … Continue reading Phillies Demolish Strasburg, Nationals On Deadline Day

Polanco To DL With Back Injury

The Phillies will turn to Ty Wigginton’s offense for now. Phillies third baseman Placido Polanco was put on the disabled list retroactive to July 23. A roster move will be announced tomorrow but it’s believed that Kevin Frandsen could be that player. Another option is Michael Martinez, who is a strong fielder. The Phils won’t … Continue reading Polanco To DL With Back Injury

Frandsen, Brown Involved in AAA Bench-Clearer

Check out this video between the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta’s AAA team) from yesterday’s 10-1 IronPigs win. Pigs second baseman Kevin Frandsen was nearly hit by a pitch from Braves pitcher Todd Redmond in the bottom of the 4th inning with the Pigs leading 6-0. After lining out, Frandsen and Redmond exchanged … Continue reading Frandsen, Brown Involved in AAA Bench-Clearer

Spring Training: Phillies 4, Orioles 1

There were doubts about Roy Halladay. Yes, doubts. Be shocked. Well, those concerns about his velocity and inability to controls his breaking pitches last start and doubts he will be ready by Opening Day have all but vanished. Halladay was in midseason form, commanding everything in his arsenal as well as pitching back at his … Continue reading Spring Training: Phillies 4, Orioles 1

Howard restarts rehab

Ryan Howard is not letting the clunky walking boot that’s on his left foot hinder him. Howard was throwing with trainer Scott Sheridan this morning on the warning track at Ashburn Field at the Carpenter Complex. “I’m trying to do what I can so when I’m actually out of the boot I can hit the … Continue reading Howard restarts rehab

Phils cut nine; seeking infield help

There are less than three weeks of Spring Training left and the Phillies have started thinning out their roster. Still a ways from 25, the Phillies have sent nine players to minor league camp, dropping their total down to 48 players left in camp. Right-handed pitchers Dave Bush, Austin Hyatt, B.J. Rosenberg and J.C. Ramirez¬†along … Continue reading Phils cut nine; seeking infield help

Worley strikes out 8; Thome plays 1B

Vance Worley was hittable last week. Today, not so much. In fact, Worley was unhittable against the Pirates. The SoCal righty pitched four perfect innings, striking out eight on the day in the Phillies 4-1 win over Pittsburgh. If Worley wasn’t on a pitch count he would have most likely kept going. After giving up … Continue reading Worley strikes out 8; Thome plays 1B

Phils pummel Tigers relievers

Roy Halladay wasn’t given the most glamourous of line ups to pitch behind today. Thankfully, that’s a problem he will only have to encounter this spring. Doc allowed three runs on four hits in three innings of work while striking out four. He didn’t have a problem with much of the Tigers’ line up, well … Continue reading Phils pummel Tigers relievers

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