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Archive: February, 2011

Werth: Phillies could have had me and Lee

Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 1:22 PM
Jayson Werth arrived at Nationals spring training today and reflected on his time with the Phillies and the way it ended: (Hard feelings all those guys got extended and you didn’t?) “Hard feelings? No. It’s a business. It really is. Baseball is the same game I’ve been playing... Read more

Lee throws 40 pitches, Victorino throws tantrum

Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 11:59 AM
Cliff Lee's arm-pit looked A-OK today as he threw about 40 pitches in live batting practice this morning. Lee estimated yesterday that he is maybe 5 or 10 pitches behind the other guys in camp, but the other guys in camp have all thrown around 40 pitches in live BP, so it appears as if Lee is right... Read more

Chase Utley vs. Cliff Lee

Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 10:01 AM
Not a whole heck of a lot going on down here in Clearwater right now. The Phillies will finally play a game on Thursday against Florida State before opening their Grapefruit League schedule on Saturday against the Yankees in Tampa. Yesterday was Day One of live batting practice, which means today... Read more

Phils set pitching rotation

Monday, February 21, 2011, 5:39 PM
Video: CineSport's Noah Coslov checks in with Paul Hagen of the Daily News in Clearwater, where the Phillies have set their spring rotation, which aligns Roy Halladay to start Opening Day. Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for easy access to all of our Phillies coverage, plus app-exclusive videos... Read more

Pitching Rotations for Week 1: Hamels leads it off

Monday, February 21, 2011, 1:28 PM
Cole Hamels will face the Yankees on Saturday in Tampa in the Phillies' Grapefruit League opener. Drew Naylor will start against Florida State on Thursday at Bright House Field. Here are the pitching rotations for the first few days of the season: Thursday vs. Florida State RHP Drew Naylor LHP... Read more

Lee: Much ado about nothing

Monday, February 21, 2011, 8:52 AM
Cliff Lee stood in front of his locker with a bemused expression on his face as reporters peppered him with questions about a pain he no longer feels. This is what it is like to be the $120 million man: Every wince, every limp, every burp is subject to become headline news. Lee re-iterated what Ruben... Read more

Amaro: Lee no longer battling strain

Sunday, February 20, 2011, 8:01 PM
Turns out, Cliff Lee wasn't just moving at his own pace during his first couple bullpen sessions of spring training, which were noticeably shorter than those of the other pitchers in camp. Lee suffered a mild abdomen strain while throwing on his own in Arkansas in January, and the Phillies decided... Read more

Chat Phillies with Bill Conlin, 1 p.m.

Sunday, February 20, 2011, 6:45 PM
Bill Conlin will chat Phillies on the Hot Button at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 21. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Is Werth ready for a leading role?

Sunday, February 20, 2011, 11:08 AM
Thought I'd pass this along... Dave Sheinin has a story in today's Washington Post about Jayson Werth's departure from Philadelphia. The mourning period in Philadelphia over the loss of Jayson Werth lasted exactly nine days. On December 5, the 31-year-old slugger signed with the Washington Nationals... Read more

Some simple explanations for Howard's drop in power numbers

Saturday, February 19, 2011, 6:44 PM
There has been some hand-wringing as of late about Ryan Howard's supposed drop in power, to the extent that some fans and bloggers have even started to drop the dreaded D-word: decline phase. Indeed, Howard's HR/FB percentage has dropped from 31.8 percent to 25.4 percent to 21.1 percent over the past... Read more
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