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

Hamels placed on DL with shoulder inflamation

Cole Hamels shoulder problems will land him on the 15-day DL, tweeted Todd Zolecki. Infielder Pete Orr will be called up in his place. Zolecki followed that up with, “Hamels is scheduled to start series opener against Cincinnati on Aug. 29, which means he has been pushed back 3 days.” He also said, logically explaining … Continue reading Hamels placed on DL with shoulder inflamation

Pregame notes 8.20.11

CUST, HEILMAN RELEASED — Through the course of the season, the Phils added pitcher Aaron Heilman and hitter Jack Cust to their minor league roster. Well as of today, both players were released. Cust’s stint with the Phils organization lasted about two weeks. On a side note, Matt Gelb re-hashed a nice little piece written … Continue reading Pregame notes 8.20.11

Series Preview: at Washington Nationals

PHI: 80-42, 1st in NL East; WAS: 59-63, 4th in NL East When: August 19-21 Where: Nationals Park (Washington, DC) Probable Pitchers Friday: Roy Oswalt (5-7, 3.84) vs Hernandez (7-11, 4.21) Saturday: Kyle Kendrick (7-5, 3.25) vs Jon Lannan (8-8, 3.55) Sunday: Roy Halladay (15-5, 2.53) vs Chien Ming Wang (2-2, 4.22) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Washington Nationals

Hamels lasts five innings with stiff shoulder in loss

Whatever the deal was, Cole Hamels was not on his best stuff tonight. The left-hander struggled through five innings as the Nationals got to the Phils, winning 4-2. It was only the Phils’ second loss in their last 14 games and only the second loss during the month of August. Hamels lasted only five innings, … Continue reading Hamels lasts five innings with stiff shoulder in loss

Lidge, Schneider suffer setbacks

It hasn’t been the best day for news today if you’re a Phillies fan. After the shocking news of John Mayberry being sent down with Shane Victorino’s activation, the Phils found out that both catcher Brian Schneider and reliever Brad Lidge both suffered set backs in their rehabs this past week. Schneider’s set back came … Continue reading Lidge, Schneider suffer setbacks