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Archive: September, 2011

Playing out the string

Friday, September 23, 2011, 12:33 AM
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Pence: 'Knee is feeling great'

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 12:51 PM
Hunter Pence, who was scheduled to have a precautionary MRI today, took to Twitter to assure the fans that he is OK "Knee is feeling great everyone," he tweeted. "Thanks for your concern. Excited to get back at it today. No complacency." Pence, who had two hits in Game 1 yesterday against Washington... Read more

Pence not in line-up for Game 2

Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 6:15 PM
Charlie Manuel apparently had a change of heart. Hunter Pence, who was hobbled by what Manuel said was a sore knee in Game 1, is not in the line-up for Game 2. All of the other healthy Phillies regulars are in to start the game against the Nationals: - Jimmy Rollins SS - Placido Polanco... Read more

Kendrick prepping for bullpen role; Pence is OK

Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 5:25 PM
Hunter Pence had a little hitch in his giddy-up during Game 1 of today's doubleheader, which featured a Nationals' victory over a team wearing Phillies uniforms. But manager Charlie Manuel said that Pence is well enough to play in Game 2. Manuel said Pence had some knee soreness. Also, Manuel sounded... Read more

Postseason preview: Could the Phillies keep Dom Brown for the NLDS?

Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 12:22 PM
UPDATED, 6:!1 p.m. -- Changing it back. Manuel sounded pretty confident in Kendrick as a reliever after today's game. UPDATED, 2:52 p.m. -- Made a change to the pitching projections after looking at some numbers. David Herndon has held righties to a .206/.241/.294 line with 24 strikeouts and three... Read more

Howard likely out until Thursday

Sunday, September 18, 2011, 8:27 PM
The batting order went up, Ryan Howard was sitting down. Which was no big whoop since he’d been planning to have a cortisone shot to try to alleviate the bursitis he’s been experiencing in his left ankle as soon as the Phillies clinched the division here. The twist here is that Charlie... Read more

Brown, De Fratus recalled

Friday, September 16, 2011, 10:16 PM
The Phillies recalled outfielder Domonic Brown and righthander Justin De Fratus and selected the contracts of catcher Erik Kratz, lefthander Joe Savery and outfielder Brandon Moss from Triple A Lehigh Valley, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said tonight. Brown, 24, hit .261 with six doubles, three... Read more

What if nicotine was considered a PED?

Friday, September 16, 2011, 3:38 PM
Nicotine has a lot of benefits. It gives individuals an ability to escape a crowded bar. It gives companies an ability to addict customers to its product. And, according to the World Anti-Doping Agency, it gives athletes the ability to perform better in their respective sports. According to this report... Read more

Utley, Rollins not in line-up for Game 1

Thursday, September 15, 2011, 12:39 PM
It looks like the Phillies reunion tour will kick off tonight against Anibal Sanchez. Neither Jimmy Rollins nor Chase Utley are in the line-up for the day game of this day/night doubleheader, which starts at 2:35 p.m. Manuel said yesterday that there is a "good chance" that Utley starts one of the... Read more

No Rollins, Utley in Game 1

Thursday, September 15, 2011, 12:27 PM
The Phillies' return home from a 7-game road trip was expected to mean that they would again have their regular lineup in place. That will not be in the case in Game 1 of the day-night doubleheader against the Florida Marlins. Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley are not in the lineup. Utley missed the... Read more
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