The Phillies Zone Archive: March, 2011

Lidge shut down with new shoulder pain

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Brad Lidge came to spring training healthy, a rare occurrence. He will leave Florida on the disabled list with a new, troubling... Read more

Amaro says Utley headed for disabled list

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Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. made the obvious official Thursday. Asked if there was any chance that Chase Utley would be ready... Read more

Oswalt feeling all right

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Roy Oswalt's neck was swollen, but his senses and sense of humor remained intact the morning after being struck by a line... Read more

Oswalt struck by liner; X-rays negative

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UPDATE (3:17 p.m.): A Phillies official says X-rays on Roy Oswalt were negative. Good news for the pitcher. EARLIER: PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.... Read more

Money, money, money

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PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- The era of good feelings (and money) has never been better for Philadelphia baseball. We know this; 123 straight sellouts... Read more

Lidge returns from shoulder soreness; Castillo arrives

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Brad Lidge returned to the mound for the first time in 11 days Tuesday afternoon by pitching a scoreless inning in a minor-league game at the... Read more

Castillo's late arrival called a 'miscommunication'

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Charlie Manuel said he wasn't disappointed because he doesn't get disappointed. But he had put Luis Castillo in his lineup... Read more

Castillo late; won't play next two days

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- And so the tryout is down to seven games. Newly acquired second baseman Luis Castillo has not yet arrived to Phillies... Read more

Adding Castillo leaves door open for 11 pitchers

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Attempt to follow my logic here: -- The Phillies have brought Luis Castillo in for what equates to a 10-day, no-cost trial... Read more

Oh by the way, there's a game

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- So a few whispers say the weather isn't so smooth back home on this Monday. The perfect cure is in Florida. Phillies vs... Read more