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Archive: September, 2009

Myers to be activated Friday

Thursday, September 3, 2009, 9:46 AM
UPDATED: Phillies manager Charlie Manuel announced that Brett Myers will be activated before Friday night's game in Houston against the Astros. Myers has been on the disabled list following hip surgery and has rehabbed quicker than anticipated. The final hurdle, seemingly, was throwing on back-to-back... Read more

Lopes on Hamels' steal; Myers "probably" will be with team in Houston

Wednesday, September 2, 2009, 4:59 PM
Davey Lopes had already left the clubhouse by the time it opened to media last night, but I caught up with him today to talk about the decision to send Cole Hamels in the fifth inning of last night's 1-0 win. Lopes has carte blanche when it comes to the Phillies' base-stealing efforts. Every now and... Read more

Cole Hamels and fastball velocity

Wednesday, September 2, 2009, 2:52 PM
Velocity, to me, is a lot like Paris Hilton. Attractive? Sure. Rich? Absolutely. But, in the end, wouldn't you rather spend your Friday night curling up to Rachel McAdams than worrying about your girlfriend winding up face down in a drainage ditch after an all-night bender? Let me try to explain: Baseball... Read more

Progress Report

Tuesday, September 1, 2009, 1:09 PM
With apologies to Billy Joe, the Phillies theme song over the last couple seasons has gone something like this: Summer has come and passed We'd better catch the Mets real fast Wake me up when September begins But September has begun, and the Phillies are in first place, and suddenly only an epic... Read more

Phillies recall Taschner

Tuesday, September 1, 2009, 11:50 AM
Phillies lefthander Jack Taschner has been recalled from Triple A Lehigh Valley. Taschner, 31, began the season on the Phillies’ Opening Day roster and went 1-1 with a 5.20 ERA in 21 appearances before being designated for assignment on July 3 and then outrighted to Lehigh Valley. In 20 appearances... Read more
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