PHILADELPHIA — Domonic Brown left at the start of the 10th inning of the Phillies 9-5 10-inning loss to the Mets on Tuesday due to a sore knee. After the game, Brown said his knee was a little sore, and that he is fine. “I really don’t know – I didn’t feel too bad at … Continue reading Brown Injures Knee In Loss; Says He’s Fine
Utley will begin playing in extended spring games tomorrow. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) June 3, 2012 Finally some good news has officially surfaced for Chase Utley and his injured left knee. Rehabbing with the team for the past month, Utley’s knee looked strong enough for him to head down to Clearwater. Utley will go there … Continue reading Utley Heading to Florida; Will Play In Games
The Phillies are out in Arizona for a three-game series, the same place that second baseman Chase Utley is doing his rehab. Utley joined the team today, shagging grounders and doing a little batting practice before the Phillies took on the Diamonbacks. Manuel said that Utley’s legs looked stronger. Here are some Utley soundbites from … Continue reading Utley Takes Fielding and Batting Practice
ATTN: Ruben Amaro, Jr. Smug Advisory Level raised to RED: DISGUST. Stay indoors. — TheGoodPhight (@TheGoodPhight) March 26, 2012 Angry may not be the best word. More like “annoyed.” Whichever word you want to use, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro is not in the cheeriest of moods lately. The injuries to his star players have … Continue reading An Angry Amaro Defends Utley, Himself
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
It was a busy morning down in Clearwater for the Phillies. Roster moves and injury updates have been the hot topic this spring for the Phillies and it starts with Domonic Brown. The left fielder was optioned to minor league camp this morning, meaning he will start the season with Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Brown’s spring … Continue reading Brown sent to minors; Utley, Martinez updates
“World Champions… World f***ing champions!” It’s incredible to think that three and half years removed from those five words proclaimed on Halloween 2008, the man who once said them is a shell of his former self. A 29-year-old Chase Utley was on the top of the world. Two days removed from winning the World Series, … Continue reading Could the end be near for Utley?
UPDATE — Hunter Pence has a mild strain of the patellar tendon in the left knee. Phillies expect him to play this weekend. -Todd Zolecki ORIGINAL — Breath a HUGE sigh of relief, folks.