The Phillies Zone Archive: March, 2008

Blackley Headed to Lehigh Valley

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Lefthander Travis Blackley, a Rule 5 pick, cleared waivers and has been outrighted to triple-A Lehigh Valley. He accepted assignment. Blackley... Read more

Benson Is Still Here

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The Phillies reassigned righthander Kris Benson to minor-league camp, which means he's still with the team. That's not a surprise. The Phillies... Read more

The Countdown Continues: Second Base

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The Inquirer's countdown to Opening Day continues. It's down to 4. Four as in ... four days before the season opener. Four as in ... second... Read more

Richie Ashburn: A Baseball Life

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Richie Asbhurn: A Baseball Life will be released on DVD on April 22. Read more

While We're Talking About Third Base ...

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The Inquirer takes a look at everything third base today, so I thought I'd post this SI photo of Mike Schmidt and George Brett. Read more

The Countdown Continues: Third Base

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The Inquirer's countdown to Opening Day continues. It's down to 5. Five as in ... five days before the season opener. Five as in ... third... Read more

Life of a Rule 5 Draft Pick

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Lefthander Travis Blackley, the team's Rule 5 pick from the San Francisco Giants, cleared out his locker at Bright House Field yesterday, but... Read more

Ruiz Could Have a Big 2008

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Does spring training performance mean anything? John Dewan's Stat of the Week shows us one way spring training performance can predict future... Read more

Roster Moves

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The Phillies placed Rule 5 pick Travis Blackley on waivers and reassigned lefthander Vic Darensbourg and righthander Gary Knotts to minor-league... Read more

The Countdown Continues: Shortstop

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The Inquirer's countdown to Opening Day continues. It's down to 6. Six as in ... six days before the season opener. Six as in ... shortstop... Read more