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Archive: October, 2011

Howard may have torn Achilles tendon

Saturday, October 8, 2011, 12:35 AM
The pain from Friday night's Game 5 loss could end up being felt into next season. First baseman Ryan Howard said doctors suspect he may have torn his Achilles tendon while trying to run out a groundout that ended the Phillies' 1-0 loss to the Cardinals in the decisive fifth game of the National League... Read more

The end of greatness: Now the Phillies will try to make sense of it all

Friday, October 7, 2011, 11:50 PM
Of all the acquisitions Citizens Bank Park has witnessed over the previous three years, the one that spoke the loudest was standing high above right field, it's $10 million facade shining into the warm October night. You can't always expect the scoreboard to tell the story, but as another sell-out... Read more

NLCS times announced

Friday, October 7, 2011, 3:27 PM
The times have been announced for the league championship series. For the NLCS: Game 1: Sunday, 4:05 Game 2: Monday, 8:05 Game 3: Wednesday, 8:05 Game 4: Thursday, 8:05 Game 5: Friday, 8:05 Game 6,: Sunday, Oct. 16, 4:05 or 8:05 (if ALCS has a Game 7, that will be late time slot) Game 7:... Read more

Video: Paul Hagen on the Phillies' loss in Game 4

Thursday, October 6, 2011, 2:07 AM
The Daily News' Paul Hagen breaks down the Phillies' 5-3 loss to the Cardinals in Game 4 of the NLDS with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Joe Strauss. Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for easy access to all of our Phillies coverage, plus app-exclusive videos and analysis. Get it here. Read more

Red Sox said to be interested in Mackanin

Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 3:35 PM
St. LOUIS -- Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin was predictably flattered to hear reports that he’s under consideration for the Boston Red Sox managerial opening. He was also predictably reluctant to talk about it as long as the Phillies are still alive in the postseason. “I don’t... Read more

Halladay still preparing for Game 5

Monday, October 3, 2011, 8:33 PM
Nothing has changed. In fact, Roy Halladay hadn't even considered the possibility of the Phillies playing an elimination game in Game 4 until yesterday evening, when the Phillies concluded a workout at Busch Stadium. For now, his schedule remains intact: pitch a bullpen session tomorrow in preparation... Read more

Video: Phillies can't hold off Cardinals in Game 2

Monday, October 3, 2011, 3:50 AM
David Murphy of the Daily News discusses the Phillies' 5-4 loss to the Cardinals in Game 2 of their National League Division Series on Sunday with Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Read more

Errors in judgment, errors in performance, and a five-game sample size

Monday, October 3, 2011, 3:07 AM
The graphics above are from the fine folks at The top graphic is a chart of the strike zone during the Phillies' 5-4 loss to the Cardinals in Game 2 of the NLDS on Sunday night, which has become something of a hot-button issue for a couple of reasons: One, Cardinals manager... Read more

A city turns its eyes to Cliff Lee

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 5:33 PM
As the chants of "Let's go Phillies" swelled from the crowd at Lincoln Financial Field at the tail end of the Eagles' 24-23 loss to the 49ers this afternoon, I started to think about the blueprint upon which each team is built. Since Andy Reid took full control of football operations a decade ago,... Read more

Game 2 start time pushed back 30 minutes

Saturday, October 1, 2011, 10:15 AM
Because of the suspended Tigers-Yankees game in New York on Friday night, the start times for Sunday's National League Division Series games have been changed. Game 2 between the Phillies and St. Louis has been moved back 30 minutes to an 8:37 p.m. start time. Game 2 between Milwaukee and Arizona... Read more
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