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Archive: February, 2012

The Daily Recap: Podsednik vs. Pierre, Austin Hyatt and the Cliff Lee kids

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 5:40 PM
I'm going to try to get into the habit of posting a recap of each game on the blog. A landmark decision, I know. There really isn't much of anything to say from a big-picture perspective when it comes to today's 6-1 victory over Florida State, except that a team of non-roster invitees can beat an ACC... Read more

Pre-game notes on Howard, FSU, and the Phillies' health

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 11:48 AM
We are only getting a taste of baseball today as the Florida State Seminoles are in town. But it is better than watching sliding drills. For those who care about the opponent, FSU is led by center fielder James Ramsey, who hit .364 with 10 home runs and 67 RBI last season as a junior. He was selected... Read more

Hamels to start Grapefruit League opener (with complete pitching schedule)

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 8:33 AM
This morning, Rich Dubee unveiled the pitching schedule for the first seven Grapefruit League games, starting with Cole Hamels against the Yankees. Five of the first seven games will be televised in the Philadelphia market. The Phillies play an exhibition game today against Florida State. Among the... Read more

Forget Hamels -- Victorino might be the toughest contract call

Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 10:57 AM
Let's face it - the Cole Hamels situation is relatively straight forward. You cannot look at his performance over the past five seasons and the free agent market over the past few offseasons and not conclude that he is worth at least $20 million per year of six years on the open market. He is an elite... Read more

Schmidt focuses on veterans

Monday, February 27, 2012, 4:41 PM
Video: Mike Schmidt makes his annual appearance at Phillies camp as a special instructor and will have a special focus on helping some of the more tenured hitters with their situation hitting. Read more

An inside look at your new and improved Phillies coverage

Monday, February 27, 2012, 11:06 AM
The revolution occurred yesterday afternoon in a hallway that leads to the main entrance of the Phillies clubhouse at Bright House Field. Bob Brookover asked me what I was writing for the next day's paper, and I responded by telling him. We nodded, talked briefly about the Nationals line-up, then went... Read more

Lee throws bullpen session

Sunday, February 26, 2012, 9:24 AM
Cliff Lee was on the mound for the first time in a few days. The veteran lefty threw a bullpen session this morning as pitching coach Rich Dubee and head athletic trainer Scott Sheridan looked on. Lee has been battling what the team is describing as a minor case of mid-section soreness. "Better safe... Read more

New PODCAST!, plus today's coverage from Clearwater

Friday, February 24, 2012, 10:15 AM
Download Philadelphia SportsWeek Podcast via iTunes Download Philadelphia SportsWeek Podcast via RSS Feed (Droid and others) Download Philadelphia SportsWeek Podcast mp3 file direct Welcome to Day 6 of spring training, also known as the first full squad workout. Charlie Manuel addressed the team... Read more

Phillies chat with David Murphy

Friday, February 24, 2012, 1:32 AM
Join the Daily News' David Murphy as he takes your Phillies questions in a live chat, beginning Friday at 2 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

Utley shouldn't be too hard on himself

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 3:06 PM
Of the 14 second basemen who logged at least 400 plate appearances in the National League last season, Chase Utley finished fourth with a .344 on base percentage, fourth with a .425 slugging percentage, and tied for third with 14 stolen bases (in 14 attempts). Get into the more esoteric stats like... Read more
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