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Archive: August, 2010

Report: Gillies arrested for cocaine possession

Friday, August 20, 2010, 12:11 PM
Tyson Gillies, one of three prospects acquired from the Phillies in the Cliff Lee trade last offseason, was arrested in Clearwater early this morning and charged with felony cocaine possession, the Pinellas County Sheriff Department confirmed. Bond was posted and he was released. Assistant general... Read more

Rotation decisions make sense in long run

Thursday, August 19, 2010, 11:59 AM
When the Phillies announced their rotation for this series against the Giants, several e-mailers wondered why they decided to start Joe Blanton on Wednesday night. The off day on Monday gave them the option of starting Cole Hamels on Wednesday and Roy Halladay on Thursday, both on normal rest. That... Read more

Howard could return Monday

Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 5:51 PM
Ryan Howard still doesn't know exactly what the Phillies' plan is for him. But he said this evening that he thinks Monday is a realistic date for his return to the line-up. Howard has been sidelined since Aug. 1 with a sprained ankle. He is walking better, and today did some agility drills in addition... Read more

Utley activated from DL

Tuesday, August 17, 2010, 2:51 PM
Chase Utley is back. The Phillies activated their star second baseman from the disabled list on Tuesday afternoon, ending his speedy comeback from a thumb injury that was expected to sideline him for eight weeks. Utley is in the lineup and batting second tonight against San Francisco. To make room... Read more

What's next for Utley?

Monday, August 16, 2010, 9:54 PM
From Daily News correspondent Rick Harmon in Clearwater, Fla. Phillies second baseman Chase Utley said he doesn’t know what the next step is for his surgically repaired right thumb. The next move is up to general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. Utley started both games of the Clearwater Threshers’... Read more

Pitching Outlook

Monday, August 16, 2010, 10:52 AM
It is shaping up to be an interesting four-game series against the Astros next week. Assuming the Astros’ rotation remains in its current order, the Phillies will face former righthander Brett Myers on Monday, Aug. 23 (Cole Hamels is on track to face him in that one), and former lefthander J... Read more

Utley makes another rehab start

Sunday, August 15, 2010, 3:55 PM
Chase Utley was 0-for-3 in this second rehab start for Clearwater in a 6-0 loss to Lakeland Sunday afternoon. He grounded into a doubleplay in the first inning, grounded out in the third and flew out in the fifth before leaving the game — as scheduled — after seven innings. He also committed... Read more

Utley, Howard still a ways off...or are they?

Friday, August 13, 2010, 8:06 PM
Updated: 10:15 p.m. Despite the caution expressed by the Phillies about their star slugger, Ryan Howard sounded optimistic Friday night that he would be ready to return from his sprained ankle early next week. Howard hit in the batting cage for the second straight day, and after Friday night's loss... Read more

Victorino returns; Brown stays

Thursday, August 12, 2010, 2:49 PM
“I don’t know if it’s tomorrow or the next day, but I’m not going to go on the DL,” he said. “I’ll go when they need me.” Shane Victorino is back on the active roster. And, for the time being, Domonic Brown will remain there as well. The Phillies... Read more

Wait and See on Gload

Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 11:11 PM
Quick update on Ross Gload, who left the Phils' 2-0 win over the Dodgers in the seventh inning after pulling a groin. The injury looked bad, but manager Charlie Manuel expressed some hope last night (then again, Manuel is an unabashed optimist when it comes to these sorts of things). "They said... Read more
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