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Archive: September, 2011

Fan advisories for Thursday's Phillies doubleheader

Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 11:27 PM
Here are some helpful hints regarding Thursday's day-night doubleheader against the Florida Marlins at Citizens Bank Park: * Game times are 2:35 p.m. for Game 1 and 7:35 p.m. for Game 2. Both games will be aired on Comcast SportsNet. * Tickets for the Aug. 28 game are good for Game 1. All gates open... Read more

Utley among baseball's meanest, players say

Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 7:03 PM
Chase Utley as mean? That's what many of his fellow major leaguers say in this week's Sports Illustrated players' poll. Utley finished second with 13 percent of the vote when 215 players were asked who is the meanest player in baseball. White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski was the runaway winner with... Read more

Phillies announce 2012 schedule

Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 10:36 AM
The Phillies will open the 2012 regular season at Pittsburgh on Thursday, April 5 and close in Washington on Oct. 3, according to the tentative schedule released today. The home opener will take place on Monday, April 9 at 1:05 p.m. against the newly named Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park. The... Read more

Oswalt or Worley? An alternate viewpoint

Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 7:21 PM
In today's paper, Sam Donnellon outlined the argument for Vance Worley as the Phillies' No. 4 starter in the postseason. There is a lot of logic in there, and if the emails I receive are any indication, a lot of fans agree with Sam's thinking. But as long as Roy Oswalt is healthy and pitching the... Read more

Victorino not in lineup tonight for Hamels vs. Happ

Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 4:41 PM
As first reported by the Wilmington News-Journal's David Hale, this is the Phillies' line-p tonight against former lefty J.A. Happ, who has had a rough go of it this season. One interesting thing is that Shane Victorino is not in the lineup, despite the fact that he has crushed left-handed pitching... Read more

Rollins back in starting lineup

Monday, September 12, 2011, 5:31 PM
Jimmy Rollins is back in the Phillies starting lineup tonight against Houston. Manager Charlie Manuel had told him on Saturday night that he was planning on starting him against the Astros. Rollins pinch-hit and played an inning in the field on Saturday night, his first action since straining his... Read more

Careful what you wish for

Friday, September 9, 2011, 3:50 PM
Below are the overall National League standings heading into play today: Team Record GB Opponents remaining on schedule PHI 92-48 - MIL 85-60 9.5 Home: 2 PHI, 3 FLA, 3 PIT, 2 COL Road: 3 CHC, 3 CIN ATL 84-60 10 ARI 83-61 11 Home: 3 PIT, 3 LAD, 2 SDP Road: 3 SFG, 3 LAD, 3 SDP STL 76-67 17... Read more

A line-up for the ages

Thursday, September 8, 2011, 6:17 PM
You aren't the only one who had a rough commute. Not that it makes you feel any better, but the Phillies had a pretty bumpy ride from Philadelphia to Milwaukee on Wednesday evening, prompting Charlie Manuel to start telling stories about crazy plane flights from his career that we cannot immediately... Read more

Utley likely to miss at least a few days

Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 11:42 PM
Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is expected to miss at least a few days after getting hit in the head by a 91 mph sinker in the sixth inning. Utley was lifted from the game in the bottom of eighth for what the Phillies said were precautionary reasons. "The way to describe is that he didn't feel... Read more

MLB denies Phillies' protest

Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 4:58 PM
In a statement, Major League Baseball announced it has denied the Phillies' protest of Sunday's game against the Florida Marlins. "Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations Joe Torre has denied the formal protest filed by the Philadelphia Phillies regarding their Sunday, September 4th game... Read more
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