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Archive: February, 2011

Video: Hamels Starts, Utley Sits

Friday, February 25, 2011, 3:25 PM
Video: CineSport's Noah Coslov gets in touch with the Inquirer's Matt Gelb to find out what's wrong with Chase Utley, and what to expect for Hamels on Saturday. Have a question? Send it to Matt Gelb's Mailbag. Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for easy access to all of our Phillies coverage, plus... Read more

In today's Inquirer: Cuban connection, Schmidt, lineups

Thursday, February 24, 2011, 8:39 AM
Mambo No. 5 is playing, so it must be a game day at Bright House Field. Read today's coverage from The Inquirer to prepare yourself... -- Mike Schmidt loves these Phillies, but he wants Jimmy Rollins and Shane Victorino to not look for the long ball and instead get on base more. Hard to find fault... Read more

No Utley or Rollins for first exhibition

Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 1:52 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Every Phillies regular will make an appearance (likely brief) in Thursday's exhibition opener against Florida State University except for Chase Utley and Jimmy Rollins. Utley is a little sore after initial workouts, Charlie Manuel said, and he wants to lay off Utley somewhat in... Read more

Brown fourth on Baseball America's prospect list

Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 11:28 AM
Baseball America released its latest version of its Top 100 prospects and the Phillies' Domonic Brown ranked fourth on the list. Given that Brown could end up being the Phillies' opening-day right fielder, this could be his final time on any prospect list. Baseball America had ranked Brown as its... Read more

Schmidt: These Phillies 'maybe the best ever'

Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 10:13 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- The 61-year-old Hall of Famer is never short of opinions or words, so when Mike Schmidt addresses reporters annually at the beginning of his stint as a spring instructor, headlines are made. Here's one: Mike Schmidt thinks this is the best Phillies team ever. "If a team can be... Read more

In today's Inquirer: Werth, young relievers, Durbin

Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 8:04 AM
Today's Phillies coverage from The Inquirer on a foggy morning in Clearwater... -- On the first day of the rest of Jayson Werth's baseball life, Bob Brookover finds the outfielder is all business having moved from a first-place team to a last-place one. -- The Phillies have shifted a few young pitchers... Read more

Video: Buzzing over Schmidt's comments

Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 6:25 PM
Video: The Inquirer's Bob Brookover chats about the buzz in Clearwater over Mike Schmidt's comments on the Phillies rotation and Jimmy Rollins. Have a question? Send it to Matt Gelb's Mailbag. Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for easy access to all of our Phillies coverage, plus app-exclusive... Read more

Werth talks contract, Francisco and Brown

Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 2:32 PM
VIERA, Fla. -- After his first official workout with the Washington Nationals Tuesday, former Phillies right fielder Jayson Werth met with the media and was asked if he felt as though his old team made him a fair offer before he decided to accept a seven-year, $126 million contract that made him the... Read more

Bastardo still behind

Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 9:40 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Quiet morning in the clubhouse. Like the writers, the players and coaches are ready for the games to begin. They will on Thursday. One player is not ready and that's Antonio Bastardo, who is not on the pitching schedule for any of the first five exhibition games. (Six, technically... Read more

In today's Inquirer: Lee, rotation, A's

Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 8:08 AM
Today's coverage for you to digest while you wonder how many aces the Phillies would have had to trade for Carmelo... -- Cliff Lee is fine, and he spent a few minutes reassuring everyone as such. -- Bob Bookover goes Inside the Phillies and notes this is a reminder of the risks the Phillies have... Read more
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