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Archive: May, 2010

Starters going deep

Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 3:28 PM
Remember early in the season when the Phillies rotation consisted of Roy Halladay and pray for rain? (An aside: It's drizzling here at Citizens Bank Park as I type this and the tarp has been on the field all day. Forecast looks like scattered showers all night.) Well, it's May 18 and the Phillies'... Read more

Rollins back; Utley out; Ruiz back; Happ throws

Monday, May 17, 2010, 7:21 PM
So seldom does Charlie Manuel alter his lineup that its daily posting is typically as ho-hum as an Andy Reid interview. But the one hung on the Phillies’ clubhouse wall at about 3:45 Monday afternoon contained more mysteries than CBS’ prime-time lineup. Why wasn’t Chase Utley’s... Read more

Rockies' Tracy still fuming

Friday, May 14, 2010, 10:32 AM
Will the binoculars ever go away? You can be sure when Colorado comes to Philadelphia on July 23 it will be brought up again. Why? This comes from The Associated Press: DENVER — Rockies manager Jim Tracy is still fuming over the Philadelphia Phillies using binoculars in the bullpen. Before... Read more

Ruiz out of Friday's lineup

Friday, May 14, 2010, 4:36 PM
UPDATE (7:08 p.m.): Ruiz is available in an emergency situation tonight. His injured knee is feeling better and he said he hopes to be back in the lineup Saturday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins will officially begin his rehab assignment Saturday when he plays in a Florida State League game for single-A... Read more

MRI shows Lidge's elbow is fine

Thursday, May 13, 2010, 4:39 PM
MILWAUKEE -- The Phillies received good news on the injury front Thursday when an MRI of closer Brad Lidge's right elbow showed no structural damage. Instead, Lidge has inflammation in the lining of his elbow joint. He is day-to-day with that injury. Lidge had felt stiffness in his surgically repaired... Read more

Lidge sent back to Philly because of sore elbow

Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 12:50 PM
DENVER -- Closer Brad Lidge has returned to Philadelphia for an examination on his sore right elbow, Phillies assistant general manager Scott Proefrock said. Lidge was unavailable to pitch Monday after beginning to feel stiffness in his surgically repaired elbow. He threw before Tuesday's rainout... Read more

Phillies deny accusations of stealing signs; Rockies not happy

Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 3:36 PM
UPDATE: Here's a screenshot from the Rockies' broadcast on Monday, courtesy of one of my Twitter followers, @Phylan. It clearly shows Billmeyer using the binoculars in the top of the second inning, with the Rockies in the field. DENVER — In the last four seasons, the Phillies have often been... Read more

Phillies-Blue Jays series relocated to Philly

Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 1:14 PM
DENVER -- The Phillies will be the road team at their own ballpark from June 25-27. Major League Baseball announced Tuesday it has relocated the Interleague series between the Phillies and Blue Jays originally scheduled to be played at Rogers Centre to Citizens Bank Park following security concerns... Read more

A big pitch - and play - for Herndon

Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 11:41 AM
DENVER -- This was going to be a challenge, no one would dispute that. Keeping a Rule 5 pick on the roster for the entire season is a rarity, especially for a contending team, where each of the 25 roster spots are precious. Righthander David Herndon hadn't pitched for nine days when Charlie Manuel... Read more

Tuesday's game postponed

Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 8:25 PM
DENVER -- The game between the Phillies and Rockies has been postponed due to heavy rain and snow in the area. A split doubleheader has been scheduled for Wednesday. Game 1 will begin at 3:10 p.m. EST and Game 2 is scheduled for 8:40 p.m. EST. But the forecast for Wednesday isn't much better with... Read more
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