The Phillies Zone Archive: June, 2009

Phillies chat transcript

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In case you don’t follow the beat tweets, Ruben Amaro said after the game that both Brad Lidge and the team were happy with Lidge’s... Read more

Howard in lineup, plus Ibanez update

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Ryan Howard is here and in the lineup at DH. He says he is on antibiotics and 75-80 percent better. Raul Ibanez took batting practice, which... Read more

Howard has acute sinusitis

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Here's a statement issued by Ruben Amaro on Ryan Howard, who has been in and out of the hospital with a hight fever all weekend: “Ryan... Read more

Howard has a flu-type thing

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Frank Sinatra has a cold and Ryan Howard, it seems, has the flu. The Phillies lineup is unusual tonight, and my first thought was, “hmm... Read more

Ibanez on DL

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The Phillies have placed Raul Ibanez on the 15-day DL with a left groin strain, and recalled OF John Mayberry Jr. from Triple-A. Read more

Sosa and Wall St.: Greedy, arrogant liars

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Just wanted to pass along this ESPN.com Howard Bryant column, in case you hadn’t seen it. It was one of the sharper takes on the steroid... Read more

A quick, crisp ballgame

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Here’s a game story with quotes. You might have noticed that this one went on a bit long, and the presses stopped running by the time... Read more

Kendrick sent down

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After losing last night's game, Kyle Kendrick was optioned to triple-A Lehigh Valley this morning, and lefty Sergio Escalona was recalled. Read more

Eyre on DL, Kendrick recalled UPDATED

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The Phillies have placed Scott Eyre on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain, and recalled RHP Kyle Kendrick from Triple-A Lehigh... Read more

Pablo Ozuna suspended for performance-enhancing drugs

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Triple-A Lehigh Valley infielder Pablo Ozuna, 34, has been suspended 50 games for taking performance-enhancing drugs, under the minor league... Read more