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

Contreras to Give Comeback A Shot

It has been a frustrating last eight months for Jose Contreras. The 40-year-old reliever is set to have his second surgery since last September to repair a right elbow that has given him problems the last two seasons. It will be the second straight season-ending elbow surgery Contreras will have, this time repairing a torn … Continue reading Contreras to Give Comeback A Shot

Contreras’ season is done

After having his third or fourth setback a few days ago, Jose Contreras’ season is done. Matt Gelb tweeted that Contreras is confident he’ll be back next season but as for now, doesn’t know what type of surgery he will need to repair his injured elbow. In 17 games this year, Contreras threw 14 innings … Continue reading Contreras’ season is done

Gelb: Blanton’s season likely done

Matt Gelb tweeted some not-so-great news for starting pitcher Joe Blanton and his injured right elbow: Blanton’s season was doomed from the start. He was slated the 5th starter on a team filled with All-Star pitcher’s, most of the time being an afterthought to Phillies fans and baseball minds around the country. Blanton’s season never … Continue reading Gelb: Blanton’s season likely done