Phillies Test Cloyd; Will Pitch Him On Short Rest

PHILADELPHIA — Due to the Phillies double-header this past Sunday, the Phillies will be forced to throw a starter out on short rest. Fortunately for Philadelphia, Tyler Cloyd didn’t have an extended outing on Sunday and he will be the pitcher that pitches on short rest Thursday against the Astros. Cloyd lasted only four innings, … Continue reading Phillies Test Cloyd; Will Pitch Him On Short Rest

Oswalt’s bull pen a success

Roy Oswalt will be ready to go Thursday it looks like. The right-handed starter tossed 40 pitches in the bull pen today and said he felt fine. Oswalt injured his back in Friday’s 4-3 loss to the Marlins. He said he was suffering back spasms and was sore on Saturday. But he felt better yesterday … Continue reading Oswalt’s bull pen a success