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

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

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

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

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

Phillies blast Seminoles in win

The Phillies were back in action today, hosting the Florida State Seminoles at Bright House Field in Clearwater, FL this afternoon. The pitching was exceptional and the hitting wasn’t, which is always expected in the first real nine innings of baseball played, regardless the talent on the other side. Florida State’s pitching finally gave way … Continue reading Phillies blast Seminoles in win