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Archive: May, 2013

Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee vehemently denies scuffing pitches

Friday, May 3, 2013, 4:52 PM
Boston righthander Clay Buchholtz won American League Pitcher of the Month honors this past week. He's 6-0 with a 1.01 ERA in six starts this season. But after throwing six shutout innings against Toronto on Wednesday, Buchholtz was accused of throwing a spitter by applying a foreign substance to... Read more

How is Papelbon's velocity?

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 10:55 PM
Five observations after a 7-2 win over the Marlins. . . 1) The five-run margin of victory is tied for the Phillies second largest of the season. Yes, it was the Marlins, who had Placido Polanco batting third and Greg Dobbs hitting cleanup. But the Phillies needed this one after scoring two runs in... Read more

Final score: Phillies 7, Marlins 2

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 3:11 PM
Do the Phillies have a regular centerfielder? It's a question that was worth asking after Charlie Manuel posted his lineup for Thursday's game against the Marlins, as John Mayberry Jr. is starting at the position against Marlins righthander Alex Sanabia. Manuel, who will meet with the media in about... Read more

Mangled in the Outfield: How the worst unit in the majors was built

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 11:16 AM
The road to the current state of the Phillies' outfield began in December of 2010, when Jayson Werth signed a seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals. The season before, Phillies outfielders had combined for 70 home runs in 2,132 plate appearances, hitting .277 with a .351 on base percentage... Read more

Cleveland Indians 6, Phillies 0

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 10:14 PM
CLEVELAND – The last time the Phillies came through Ohio, they played three consecutive games without drawing a single walk. They scored four runs. They were swept in three games by the Cincinnati Reds. Two weeks after departing Great American Ball Park, the Phils arrived in Cleveland and changed... Read more

Delmon Young's rightfield debut on hold

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 3:35 PM
Delmon Young hasn't played a game in right field since Sept. 29, 2007. He will eventually be asked to play their regularly for the Phillies. That experiment will not begin on Wednesday night in Cleveland. The Phillies lineup: 1. Jimmy Rollins, SS 2. Michael Young, 3B 3. Chase Utley, 2B 4. Ryan... Read more

The Indians may have reminded Roy Halladay that he is different now

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 9:25 AM
Roy Halladay is a much different pitcher than he was two years ago, and anybody who refuses to admit it is simply erring on the side of his heart than his rational mind. That's fine, by the way. It's what fandom is all about. I just don't want to see you delude yourself into a serenity-now breakdown... Read more
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