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Archive: February, 2010

Who's on the mound?

Sunday, February 28, 2010, 10:35 AM
Finally, some daylight, both literally and figuratively. After a wet, windy and cool week here in Clearwater, the sun is out, the thermometer is creeping toward 60 degrees, and Rich Dubee has posted his pitching probables for the first week of exhibition play. The games are almost here, which means... Read more

Cost-efficiency and the Phillies' bullpen

Thursday, February 25, 2010, 10:36 AM
We've already spent plenty of time in this space outlining the Phillies' finances over the next few seasons, with particular attention paid toward 2011, when the team already has guaranteed $130.85 million to 15 players. To put that in perspective, the Phillies' total Opening Day payroll in 2008 was... Read more

Jimmy Rollins wants to steal 50 bases -- and thinks Halladay is the best

Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 1:51 PM
One of Jimmy Rollins chief goals this season? Steal 50 bases, the Phillies short stop said yesterday. He has come close twice, stealing 47 in 2008 and 46 in his rookie season of 2001. He also weighed in on his opinion of the best pitcher in the National League East, less than a week after Mets lefthander... Read more

Bill Conlin chats Phillies

Monday, February 22, 2010, 3:08 PM
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Werth speaks about contract

Monday, February 22, 2010, 2:15 PM
Jayson Werth did not want to talk about his new look, a bushy beard and long hair that made you half expect to see him carrying around a Wilson volleyball with a bloody hand print. He did, however, talk about his personal contract situation, which sees him entering 2010 in the final year of a two-year... Read more

Lidge throws bullpen session

Monday, February 22, 2010, 10:55 AM
Closer Brad Lidge just got done throwing his first bullpen session since his knee and elbow surgeries. There did not appear to be any physical set-backs. With general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. watching from the side, Lidge threw about 20 pitches to catcher Paul Hoover. Afterward, he met briefly with... Read more

Chan Ho Park signs with Yankees

Monday, February 22, 2010, 4:47 AM
Former Phillies righthander Chan Ho Park has signed with the team who beat them in the World Series. Park announced at a press conference in South Korea early this morning that he has signed a one-year deal with the Yankees worth $1.2 million, plus $300,000 worth of incentives. Park, according to a... Read more

Lidge-Halladay reunion; Gload Reports; Vogelsong looks sharp

Friday, February 19, 2010, 3:41 PM
We'll have much more on Roy Halladay in the paper tomorrow. He met with the media today, and talked extensively about his desire to pitch in the postseason. Here's something I find interesting: Halladay's last championship game appearance came in his senior year at Arvada West High School, when he... Read more

Live Phillies chat with Paul Hagen

Friday, February 19, 2010, 5:19 AM
Daily News baseball writer Paul Hagen takes your questions about all things Phillies in a live chat at 11 a.m. Thursday. Read more

Hamels in best ST shape of his life; Contreras draws raves; More

Thursday, February 18, 2010, 2:37 PM
Good afternoon from Clearwater. It feels good to actually have some stone-cold information to pass along as pitchers and catchers held their first workout today. In no particular order. . . 1) Cole Hamels drew a glowing review from pitching coach Rich Dubee today for the work he put in over the offseason... Read more
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