Injury Update: Polanco, Ruiz, Worley

POLANCO’S SEASON DONE — The 2012 season has come to a close for third baseman Placido Polanco. The Phillies put Polanco on the 15-day DL with back inflammation, but with it being in September it is easy to think he will stay there for the remainder of the season. This will enable Kevin Frandsen to play … Continue reading Injury Update: Polanco, Ruiz, Worley

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Galvis is Latest Phillie to Land on DL

The injury bug bites again. Second baseman Freddy Galvis injured his back swinging during last night’s 6-5 loss to the Dodgers, landing him on the DL with lower back soreness. The Phillies called up Michael Martinez to take his place on the roster, with Mike Fontenot likely starting the majority of the games at second. … Continue reading Galvis is Latest Phillie to Land on DL

Contreras Suffers Season-Ending Injury

UPDATE 2 — Jose Contreras’ season is done. Contreras tore the UCL and flexor pronator tendon in his right elbow and will be out for the rest of the season. UPDATE 1 — Phillies reliever Jose Contreras had an MRI this morning and was revealed that he has a right elbow strain. Contreras is having bad … Continue reading Contreras Suffers Season-Ending Injury

Phillies Place Halladay On DL

The Phillies have placed starting pitching Roy Halladay on DL this afternoon according to Todd Zolecki. It’s a Grade 1/2 strain in the lat muscle (on the back under the shoulder). Halladay hopes to be back in 6-8 weeks. Pitching coach Rich Dubee said he thought Halladay had an issue since spring training. Dubee said … Continue reading Phillies Place Halladay On DL

Phils Place Worley On DL

Phillies place Vance Worley on the 15-day DL with right elbow inflammation. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) May 16, 2012 The Phillies have placed starting pitching Vance Worley on the 15-day DL with right elbow inflammation and could miss at least three starts. The move is retroactive to Worley’s last start on May 12, which means … Continue reading Phils Place Worley On DL

Phils Call Up Catcher Kratz

#Phillies have called up catcher Erik Kratz. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) May 2, 2012 The Phillies have made a move, adding a right-handed bat to their bench now. Erik Kratz has been called up by the Phillies, meaning someone will be heading to the DL very shortly. A betting man would put his money on … Continue reading Phils Call Up Catcher Kratz

Phillies place Herndon on DL, recall Sanches

#Phils have placed RHP David Herndon on 15-day DL w/ right elbow inflammation. RHP Brian Sanches’ contract has been selected from LV. — Phillies (@philaphillies) May 1, 2012   The Phillies have placed right-handed reliever David Herndon on the 15-day DL with right elbow inflammation and called up veteran right-hander Brian Sanches in his place. The … Continue reading Phillies place Herndon on DL, recall Sanches

Stutes to DL; Schwimer Up

The Phillies have placed right-hander Michael Stutes on the DL with right shoulder inflammation after their 8-5 win over the D’Backs. Replacing Stutes will be Michael Schwimer, who was 1-0 with a 1.04 ERA and two saves in seven games with the IronPigs. Stutes started the season with some right shoulder problems. The problems didn’t really go … Continue reading Stutes to DL; Schwimer Up

Lee Strains Oblique; Lands On DL

Cliff Lee was just placed on the disabled list. Left oblique srain. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) April 21, 2012 The Phillies were hit with a bit of a surprise today. Starting left-hander Cliff Lee was put on the 15-day DL by the Phillies with a strained left oblique. This came only days after the left-hander … Continue reading Lee Strains Oblique; Lands On DL

Utley remains positive about knees

Disappointment. Frustration. A little worried. Those were all words and phrases Chase Utley used today. Obviously no news about Utley’s knees was going to be good news. With how things have been going this spring for the Phillies on the injury front, and especially for Utley, today’s update took a little bit of stress off everyone’s … Continue reading Utley remains positive about knees