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Archive: February, 2008

Yanks' Cashman could be on the market come November

Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 10:15 AM
While scanning the morning headlines, I ran across this story from George King in the New York Post. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is in the last year of a three-year contract, and all indications are the two sides will not discuss an extension until after the season. In the story, King cautions... Read more

Pitching rotations announced for this week

Monday, February 25, 2008, 6:24 PM
If you happen to be headed down to Clearwater, you might be interested in who you are going to see on the mound. Here are the scheduled pitching rotations for this week: Tomorrow night versus Florida State: - RHP Joe Savery - LHP J.A. Happ - LHP Josh Outman - RHP Carlos... Read more

Lidge's surgery successful

Monday, February 25, 2008, 1:26 PM
Got an update this morning from trainer Scott Sheridan and assistant-GM Ruben Amaro. Brad Lidge had successful surgery this morning and is expected to return to Clearwater tomorrow. He'll begin long-tossing in about a week. Amaro and Sheridan are still hopeful that he'll get some innings in before... Read more

Good Morning: Day 13 from Clearwater

Monday, February 25, 2008, 11:25 AM
It's shaping up to be a beautiful day here at the Carpenter Complex in Clearwater. About 70 degrees, partly cloudy, highs expected to reach 76. Some odds and ends from the morning. . . - Players and coaches had their annual umpires meeting with Umpire Supervisor Rich Garcia this morning before... Read more

Lidge looking on the bright side; will miss 3 to 6 weeks

Sunday, February 24, 2008, 3:11 PM
It was hard to read Brad Lidge when we talked to him this afternoon. On one hand, he seemed relieved that a relatively minor surgery would correct the injury he suffered yesterday during practice. On the other, he seemed disappointed that he'll miss three to six weeks recovering, which puts his status... Read more

Lidge to miss 3-to-6 weeks after knee scope

Sunday, February 24, 2008, 2:21 PM
Phillies closer Brad Lidge will undergo surgery tomorrow to remove a portion of his miniscus and will miss three to six weeks of spring training. Lidge is planning on flying home tonight and will undergo surgery tomorrow. The closer injured the knee, which had been surgically repaired this offseason... Read more

Afternoon update: Benson estimates he is one week behind; Gordon is Phils' No. 2 - or No. 1A - closer

Sunday, February 24, 2008, 1:37 PM
Coaches and players were in and out pretty quickly today, as most were heading out to the team's annual golf tournament. No word on who the favorite is, though Mike Schmidt's team is supposed to do pretty well. As for the news of the weekend, we still don't have an update on closer Brad Lidge. He... Read more

Good Morning: Lidge will have MRI; status TBD

Sunday, February 24, 2008, 10:27 AM
How serious is Brad Lidge's knee injury? We'll likely know later on today. The closer will have an MRI this morning, one day after he pulled up lame on his first pitch of live batting practice. The 31-year-old righty had knee surgery over the offseason, but has said repeatedly that he should be... Read more

Good Morning: Lidge having MRI, status TBD

Sunday, February 24, 2008, 10:26 AM
How serious is Brad Lidge's knee injury? We'll likely know later on today. The closer will have an MRI this morning, one day after he pulled up lame on his first pitch of live batting practice. The 31-year-old righty had knee surgery over the offseason, but has said repeatedly that he should be... Read more

Outfield "deeper" and "more powerful." But is it better?

Saturday, February 23, 2008, 12:50 PM
Today in the Daily News we take a look at the Phillies' situation in the outfield, focusing primarily on new additions in center field and right. Charlie Manuel is known as a guy who likes to shuffle his personnel based on match-ups, and the additions of So Taguchi and Geoff Jenkins provide him two... Read more
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