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Archive: June, 2009

Happ listed as starter for Thursday

Tuesday, June 30, 2009, 3:41 PM
Quick update on the search for a (nother) fifth starter: J.A. Happ is listed as the probable starter for Thursday, meaning whoever the Phillies call-up likely won't get the nod until Friday or Saturday. This opens the possibility that Rodrigo Lopez, who was a solid starter for the Orioles once upon... Read more

Bastardo placed on 15-day disabled list

Monday, June 29, 2009, 11:02 PM
By DAVID MURPHY Whether it is Carlos Carrasco or Andrew Carpenter or another member of the Phillies' farm system, somebody is going to get a chance to pitch his way into the team's rotation. The Phillies announced late last night that they had placed lefthander Antonio Bastardo... Read more

Rollins slides in All-Star vote; Utley, Ibanez still lead

Monday, June 29, 2009, 1:37 PM
Phillies second baseman Chase Utley and outfielder Raul Ibanez continue to lead in the National League All-Star fan balloting, and shortstop Jimmy Rollins has fallen back in the voting with four days remaining. Utley’s total of 3,510,082 votes is second overall to St. Louis first baseman Albert... Read more

Fan alleges Romero assaulted him after steroid comment

Saturday, June 27, 2009, 2:17 PM
The Phillies have acknowledged they are aware of an incident with a fan involving lefthander J.C. Romero after their loss to the Rays Thursday night, but say are they are still in the process of gathering information. Robert Eaton, a 25-year-old resident of New Port Richey, Fla., filed a police report... Read more

Has the dam burst?

Friday, June 26, 2009, 11:53 PM
For roughly 20 minutes, the doors remained shut, bottling up whatever emotion lay percolating inside. It isn’t clear what exchanges took place inside the Phillies clubhouse tonight – manager Charlie Manuel sent word that he would not be making any post-game comments – but when the... Read more

Manuel: "He is our leadoff hitter"

Thursday, June 25, 2009, 8:23 PM
Regardless of his decision to bench struggling short stop Jimmy Rollins for at least two games, manager Charlie Manuel remains committed that his star's proper place in the line-up is as the leadoff hitter. Manuel, who met with Rollins before the game and told him to take the next two days off in... Read more

Drabek, Flande to pitch in Futures Game

Thursday, June 25, 2009, 1:57 PM
Kyle Drabek, who may have surpassed Carlos Carrasco as the organization's top pitching prospect, will pitch in the 2009 Futures Game, scheduled for All-Star Week in St. Louis. Drabek is 3-0 with a 2.08 ERA in four starts at Double A Reading and is 7-1 with a 2.36 ERA in 13 starts between Clearwater... Read more

Happ/Hamels flip-flop, plus another tough loss

Thursday, June 25, 2009, 12:54 AM
Folks with tickets to the July 12 game against the Pirates at Citizens Bank Park will likely get to see ace lefty Cole Hamels pitch. The Phillies are planning on making a minor tweak to their rotation, moving Cole Hamels up to start Friday night against the Blue Jays. In exchange, J.A. Happ will slide... Read more

Amaro on the trade market

Wednesday, June 24, 2009, 6:48 PM
Over the weekend, I wrote here that I had a gut feeling that the Phillies would make a deal at some point in the near future, definitely before the All-Star Break in a couple of weeks. Over the past few days, I've been feeling more and more that my gut is misleading me. Don't get me wrong. The Phillies... Read more

Howard: "75 to 80 percent," but in line-up as DH

Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 5:57 PM
For the record, Ryan Howard wasn't worried that he might have Swine Flu. Or Swan Flu. Or any other type of Flu. Doctors quickly ruled out the Flu during his first trip to the hospital on early Saturday morning. Eventually, they diagnosed him with sinusitis, or, in Howard's words, a sinus infection... Read more
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