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Archive: April, 2009

Some players bothering Manuel

Monday, April 20, 2009, 6:50 PM
“We’ve got some very professional players, we’ve got some players that love the game just like they always did, but now we’ve also some guys who, I think that they need to kind of look back and think how we got there, and what we did to be a winning team, and I think that... Read more


Monday, April 20, 2009, 5:41 PM
Tonight’s game has been rained out, as tweeted from the clubhouse. Jamie Moyer, tonight’s starter, will pitch tomorrow, pushing the rotation back a day. The teams are working on determining a makeup date. Read more

Rollins = Wally Pipp?

Sunday, April 19, 2009, 1:19 PM
Here are the lineups for today’s 1:35 game against San Diego. You will notice that Jimmy Rollins and Jayson Werth are not starting, and anytime Rollins is out of the lineup for a day game…well, I guess you have to ask why. But as I tweeted this morning, Charlie Manuel said that the slumping... Read more

Saturday night lineup

Saturday, April 18, 2009, 5:23 PM
Here is the Phillies lineup for tonight’s 7:05 game against San Diego. Rollins SS Victorino CF Utley 2B Howard 1B Ibanez LF Werth RF Feliz 3B Marson C Myers P Read more

Kalas casket on view at the Bank

Thursday, April 16, 2009, 11:38 AM
More info just came in from the Phillies, which I'm passing along to you: Additional Details Announced For Saturday’s Harry Kalas Memorial Tribute The Kalas family and the Phillies have announced the following details for Saturday’s Harry Kalas tribute to be held at Citizens Bank... Read more

Natty lineup

Thursday, April 16, 2009, 5:46 PM
Here’s the lineup for tonight’s 7:05 game in Washinton against the winless Nationals. Skies are clear. Rollins SS Victorino CF Utley 2B Howard 1B Werth RF Ibanez LF Feliz 3B Marson C Blanton P Read more

Details of Friday Kalas tribute

Wednesday, April 15, 2009, 2:15 PM
This just came my way from the Phillies, and I thought I'd pass it along: PHILLIES TO PAY TRIBUTE TO HARRY KALAS ON FRIDAY NIGHT Fans are urged to arrive early for the Friday, April 17 game when the Phillies play the San Diego Padres at 7:05 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park. It will be the first home... Read more

Weather update

Wednesday, April 15, 2009, 1:22 PM
Just a note in case you're in D.C. for the game or planned your evening around watching on television. It's too early for any official decisions on whether to play, but says the chance of rain is 100% at gametime. Check in on the blog and Twitter for updates. Read more

Game off

Wednesday, April 15, 2009, 5:21 PM
Too rainy to play tonight, as expected. No makeup date yet announced. Joe Blanton, scheduled to start tonight, will pitch tomorrow, pushing Cole Hamels back to Friday. Read more

Kalas tribute info

Tuesday, April 14, 2009, 6:52 PM
This just came in from the Phillies. Also, I want to thank all of you for emailing so many moving memories of Harry. My Blackberry has been buzzing all day, and each time I'm amazed by the eloquence and depth of feeling. Sorry I can't respond personally to each note, but they were all remarkable... Read more
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