The Phillies Zone Archive: August, 2011

Sunday's game moved to Saturday

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In anticipation of severe weather from Hurricane Irene, the Phillies have moved their game scheduled for Sunday to Saturday afternoon. The... Read more

Hamels placed on DL, but he's pitching Monday

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The Phillies placed Cole Hamels on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, but it's not a huge deal. The team says he will start Monday in Cincinnati... Read more

Ibanez, Howard both sidelined

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The injury list grows by the day and the only comfort in that is the calendar. Better now than October, right? Ryan Howard is the latest regular... Read more

Contreras needs season-ending surgery

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Jose Contreras will require "exploratory" elbow surgery that will end his season. The Phillies are optimistic the righthander will be ready... Read more

Rollins tweets, heads for DL; Polanco activated

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Jimmy Rollins' strained right groin suffered Sunday is apparently severe enough that it will require a trip to the disabled list for the Phillies... Read more

What does Weaver deal do for Hamels?

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A great deal of space has been exhausted here about the impending contractual negotiations of Cole Hamels for a few reasons: 1. He's the... Read more

Rollins says see you in September

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Here in the 21st century, the players tweet first and talk later. And, so, after announcing via Twitter that he was headed for the 15-day... Read more

Rollins needs MRI; Polanco to be activated

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WASHINGTON — Jimmy Rollins left Sunday's game against the Nationals in the third inning due to a right groin strain, according to the... Read more

Buried in defeat, Kyle Kendrick was impressive

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WASHINGTON — Two weeks ago, when Kyle Kendrick finished a bullpen session in San Francisco, Mick Billmeyer stopped the pitcher he had... Read more

Manuel should monitor Madson's appearances

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Think we can all agree that was not Ryan Madson's finest moment early Saturday morning down at Nationals Park. He threw 14 more pitches and... Read more