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Archive: October, 2010

Halladay: 'It's bittersweet'

Monday, October 25, 2010, 12:43 PM
Roy Halladay reflected on his first season with the Phillies and making the playoffs for the first time in his career: On the season: “It’s definitely the most fun I’ve ever had and it’s bittersweet because obviously the goals we had as a team, you come up short of that. That... Read more

Amaro says Phils want Werth and can re-sign him

Monday, October 25, 2010, 11:28 AM
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. knew as soon as he sat down for his season-ending news conference where the initial questions were headed. “Shoot, ask whatever Werth questions.” Amaro said the Phillies want Jayson Werth to return and have enough money to re-sign him, but said... Read more

An early look at the 2011 payroll/roster

Sunday, October 24, 2010, 1:03 PM
It's never too early to look forward. So even as you digest the end of this Phillies season, here is a look at where they are headed. By my calculations, the Phillies have a minimum of $135.35 million committed to 16 players, depending on how they decide to allocate the $11 million they received from... Read more

Red Shocktober: It's All Over

Saturday, October 23, 2010, 11:39 PM
Jayson Werth stood on the warning track and looked up at the top of the right field wall in disbelief. Jimmy Rollins trotted in from short stop, grabbed the rosin bag, and spoke a few words to the pitcher standing on the mound. All around them, a stunned silence hung in the late-October air. The final... Read more

From the archives: Utley vs. Sanchez

Saturday, October 23, 2010, 9:55 PM
I'm not sure whether it was the shadow of the Cliff Lee story, or whether it was the weariness of West Coast travel, or whether last night's 7-2 Phillies loss was exactly as it seemed: unexciting. A normally sure-handed team committed two key errors, and the Phillies suffered a rare second straight... Read more

Game 6 Drama: Benches Clear in Third Inning

Saturday, October 23, 2010, 9:17 PM
We are off to a rollicking start here at Citizens Bank Park, where Game 6 has already had an evening's worth of action packed into a few innings. Things reached a boiling point in the third inning, when Chase Utley picked up a ball that had just hit him in the back and tossed it back in the direction... Read more

Rollins leading off, Phils favored

Saturday, October 23, 2010, 4:52 PM
Three short hours until Game 6 here, and there certainly seems to be a positive vibe percolating throughout the city. The feeling amongst the populous: Game 5 was the big one. Vegas seems to be reflecting this thinking, as the Phils are going off at -160 right now, making them the heaviest favorites... Read more

Oswalt ready, says no effect from relief appearance

Friday, October 22, 2010, 4:43 PM
Phillies pitcher Roy Oswalt said throwing the ninth inning Wednesday night will have no impact on his ability to pitch in tomorrow's Game 6 of the National League Championship Series. Oswalt threw 18 pitches in getting the loss in the Giants' 6-5 victory and said it was "probably the same thing"... Read more

The Stare Down

Friday, October 22, 2010, 12:41 AM
Roy Halladay isn't sure what got Pat Burrell upset. But he certainly heard the choice words the former Phillie and current Giant shouted his way after he struck out Burrell to end the first inning. Burrell disagreed with the called third strike, and as he was talking to home plate umpire Jeff Nelson... Read more

Manuel: Halladay has groin pull

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 11:43 PM
Charlie Manuel announced that pitching ace Roy Halladay suffered a groin pull in the second inning of tonight's game. "In the second inning he had a mild groin pull in his right groin," Manuel said. "He was determined he was going to stay in there. "He said he hurt it when he... Read more
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