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Archive: March, 2013

Morning rundown: Utley ramping up work, Halladay throws bullpen, lineups, Riley Cooper in town

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 9:41 AM
It is a brisk morning here in Clearwater, but the temperature is supposed to work its way up into the 70's eventually. Roy Halladay just threw a bullpen session, his first work off a mound since his tough outing against the Tigers a couple of days ago. He and pitching coach Rich Dubee had discussion... Read more

A different perspective on Halladay

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 4:23 PM
Quick: name the only reliever in camp to have a 2008 World Series ring. It’s Chad Durbin, of course. The veteran reliever, who first arrived to Philly before the ’08 season, is back for his second tour of duty with the team in 2013. Durbin is scheduled to come out of the ‘pen tonight... Read more

Phillies chat with David Murphy

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 10:29 PM
The Daily News' David Murphy takes your Phillies questions in a live chat, beginning at noon on Wednesday. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow along and submit questions. Read more

Manuel, Dubee express concern with Halladay's outing

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 5:12 PM
There was a serious air in the conference room as Charlie Manuel and Rich Dubee met the media this afternoon. Everybody knew what they had witnessed. In spring training, it is possible for a pitcher to finish with an ugly line that does not match the performance as it appeared to the naked eye. That... Read more

Rough outing from Halladay some cause for concern

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 2:10 PM
Forget about the results. Forget about the seven runs that Roy Halladay allowed, about the 11 baserunners, about the two home runs. The troubling thing about Halladay's rough outing against the Tigers today was the way he looked: bad. He struggled with his location throughout his 2 2/3 innings. His... Read more

Aumont goes from the fire into the frying pan as bullpen competition heats up

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 12:14 PM
Rich Dubee posted the newest pitching schedule today, which essentially declared that the competition for the final few spots in the bullpen is on. Kyle Kendrick, Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee will all me making their next starts in minor league games, freeing up the competing relievers to face major league... Read more

A quick run down of the five Phillies minor leaguers optioned today. . .

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 10:39 AM
The Phillies made five more cuts today, jettisoning RHP Tyler Cloyd, RHP B.J. Rosenberg, LHP Mauricio Robles, OF Tyson Gillies and C Sebastian Valle to minor league camp. Valle and Gillies had just arrived back from the World Baseball Classic, where they both took part in the melee between teams... Read more

Roy Halladay's velocity

Thursday, March 7, 2013, 7:01 AM
Lost in the hoopla about Roy Halladay's pitch that got away against the Nationals yesterday was his actual performance. The veteran righty struck out two, walked one and allowed two hits in four scoreless innings against the Phillies' National League East Rivals. So the results were there. I talked... Read more

Phillies' prospect Tommy Joseph impresses

Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 4:51 PM
Roy Halladay. Stephen Strasburg. Tommy Joseph. Wait, what? Two of the most talked about and talented pitchers in baseball and the catching prospect the Phillies got in the Hunter Pence trade. What do they have in common? They were the three most talked about names following the Phillies 6-3 win... Read more

Roy Halladay says he wasn't trying to hit Tyler Moore, but wouldn't have been upset if he had

Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 3:47 PM
Roy Halladay is a professional who knows how to paint the edges on the mound, and he is a professional in the interview room, where he also knows how to paint the edges. Halladay, you may recall, threw a pitch behind the Nationals' Tyler Moore in the top of the fourth inning. The pitch slammed against... Read more
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