Stutes to Have Season-Ending Surgery

The season never got off the ground for Michael Stutes. The right-hander will undergo arthroscopic surgery by Dr. Yocum on June 26, ending his season. Stutes had shoulder inflamation after suffering discomfort during Spring Training and trying to pitch at the start of the season. He landed on the DL and never pitched since. Phillies … Continue reading Stutes to Have Season-Ending Surgery

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

Contreras to start season on DL

Jose Contreras is just flat out not ready for the regular season. The 40-year-old right-hander had only been pitching in games the last two weeks and he’s shown signs of not being close to being ready, which is no shock. That is why Contreras will likely start the season on the disabled list. It isn’t … Continue reading Contreras to start season on DL

Stutes has shoulder stiffness

Michael Stutes is experiencing some shoulder stiffness and will not start in a bullpen game against the Yankees on Friday. Stutes, who is a lock to make the bullpen this season, said he had been feeling stiff most of spring, thinking it was just typical stiffness experienced in the spring training.¬†“I finally had to say … Continue reading Stutes has shoulder stiffness

Phils rookies hazed today

“The moment you’ve all been waiting for….” That’s right, Jimmy Rollins. After Todd Zolecki tweeted about the rookie hazing, Rollins and Hunter Pence passed along to us the wonderful costumes that our Phillies rookies had to don during their flight to Atlanta. And to no disappointment, included in this post is the picture tweeted by … Continue reading Phils rookies hazed today

Roy-Freshing: Oswalt K’s season-high 9 in win

Ryan Zimmerman punched the Phillies’ gut with a walk-off grand slam Friday night, but in typical Phillies fashion, they bounced back and took down the Nationals on, what I guess you could call ‘the road.’ It took until the fourth inning for a team to tally a run tonight’s game at Nationals Park, when Wilson … Continue reading Roy-Freshing: Oswalt K’s season-high 9 in win