Phillies Prospect Cloyd’s Season Over

MIAMI — Phillies starting Tyler Cloyd’s season is done. The 25-year-old right-hander has a tired arm, pitching coach Rich Dubee said, and he will not make his scheduled start on Tuesday in Washington. Cloyd made 32 starts in AA, AAA and the Majors combined, throwing 200 innings. In six starts with the Phillies Cloyd was 2-2 … Continue reading Phillies Prospect Cloyd’s Season Over

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Willis experiences soreness

Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee isn’t too pleased with left-hander relief pitcher Dontrelle Willis for not fully disclosing some soreness in his left arm. Willis, who did tell Dubee he was sore, said he was able to pitch anyway. Willis went ahead and pitched, giving up four runs in 2/3 of an inning to the Houston … Continue reading Willis experiences soreness

Doc to start All-Star Game

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said there was no better pitcher than Roy Halladay to start for his NL squad in this year’s Mid Summer Classic. That is why Bochy decided Doc will give the NL All Stars two innings of work in tomorrow night’s game in Arizona as his starting pitcher. Halladay was Charlie Manuel’s … Continue reading Doc to start All-Star Game

Lidge nearing first minor league appearence

Remember this guy? Brad Lidge says he is nearing his first minor league stint, good news for the righty and certainly good news for the depth of the Phillies bull pen. Lidge feels his partially torn rotator cuff is well enough for him to begin a rehab assignment. “Honestly,” Lidge said, “my shoulder right now … Continue reading Lidge nearing first minor league appearence

Dubee, KK get into altercation

According to a conversation Kyle Scott of Crossing Broad had with one of his followers, apparently Kyle Kendrick and pitching coach Rich Dubee got into a little argument/fight this morning. The reader @Matty_Ice_215 tweeted Scott about the altercation in which Kendrick said something to Dubee, Dubee grabbed Kendrick and then Kendrick walked away. Here is … Continue reading Dubee, KK get into altercation

Pitching will stay the same

Charlie Manuel confirmed earlier today that the Phillies will stay in rotation. Joe Blanton will start the series tomorrow against the Milwaukee Brewers with Roy Halladay pitching Tuesday and Cliff Lee on Wednesday. Keeping the rotation’s order gives Roy Oswalt an extra day of recovery time. Oswalt, he suffered back spasms in Friday’s loss to … Continue reading Pitching will stay the same

Lidge has sore right bicep

Brad Lidge certainly hasn’t been the same since his perfect season in 2008. Today it was revealed that Lidge has tendinitis in his right bicep. However pitching coach Rich Dubee wasn’t overly concerned. The team isn’t sure when Lidge will be scheduled to pitch again. They have said that they still expect the Phillies’ closer to be ready by … Continue reading Lidge has sore right bicep

Phils Set Up Pitching for Braves

Just the news Phillies fans were expecting to hear. Pitching coach Rich Dubee seriously considered it. You could tell he wanted to do it. Well he did it. The Phillies will flop Kyle Kendrick and Roy Oswalt’s starts this weekend to pitch the Phillies big three against the Atlanta Braves in their home series Monday-Wednesday. … Continue reading Phils Set Up Pitching for Braves

Doc to Face Shrek Tuesday

The Phillies decided it was best to adjust their rotation for their upcoming series with the New York Yankees. Roy Halladay and Kyle Kendrick will be trading spots in the rotation because coach Rich Dubee wants Halladay to have six more starts before the All-Star Break and not five. The move will pitch Halladay on … Continue reading Doc to Face Shrek Tuesday

Lidge Opts With Cortisone

Brad Lidge is relieved the injury to his elbow is minor. All he needed was a cortisone shot after the Phillies’ team physician Dr. Michael Ciccotti and a renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews looked at the MRI and concluded that was the necessary treatment. Lidge is also expected to avoid any rehab and return off … Continue reading Lidge Opts With Cortisone