Howard Begins Rehab Tonight

The good news keeps rolling in on the injury front for the Phillies. A day after Chase Utley’s triumphant return in which he homered and went 3-for-5, Ryan Howard will begin an official rehab assignment with low Single-A Lakewood. He will be the designated hitter. With Howard beginning an official rehab, he will be back … Continue reading Howard Begins Rehab Tonight

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Phils Looking to Bolster Pen

Phillies manager Charlie Manuel told the media today that the front office is seeking bullpen help from outside the organization. The Phils bullpen has been atrocious, everyone knows this. Even pen aces Jonathan Papelbon and Antonio Bastardo are going through a rough patch. But the main problem is a lack of depth leading up to Papelbon. … Continue reading Phils Looking to Bolster Pen

The aftermath: Phils news Oct. 11, 2011

Earlier today, Shane Victorino, Jimmy Rollins and Ruben Amaro Jr. all held press conferences starting at 11:30. Tomorrow, Charlie Manuel will address the media to answer more questions on a struggling offense among other things that went wrong last week in the Phils NLDS exit to the Cardinals in five games. Along with the press … Continue reading The aftermath: Phils news Oct. 11, 2011

News 4/8/10: Pitchers Edition

I’ll start off with the oldest of these: Phillies claimed Nelson Figueroa off of waivers from the Mets yesterday. He will join the team before today’s match-up yet there is no word on who he will replace. “Our scouts saw him and know him from the past,” Phillies assistant general manager Scott Proefrock said. “He’s an experienced … Continue reading News 4/8/10: Pitchers Edition