The Phillies Zone Archive: May, 2011

Brown back in the big leagues

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Late Thursday night when Ruben Amaro Jr. announced that Shane Victorino was headed to the disabled list with a strained hamstring, the general... Read more

Injuries more frequent than runs for slumping Phillies

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The injuries are becoming more frequent than the hits and runs for the Phillies. After a rain-soaked 7-1 loss to a revived Jason Giambi and... Read more

Game 42: Mayberry earns fourth straight start

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There is a lefty on the mound for Colorado and Ben Francisco is not starting. It's just another sign that Charlie Manuel has soured on Francisco... Read more

Stutes injures back

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ST. LOUIS -- The last casualty on a road trip that could not end soon enough was rookie righthander Michael Stutes. He was the first reliever... Read more

Four is a magic number

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ST. LOUIS -- In more than half of the Phillies' first 40 games, they have scored three or fewer runs. They still have the best record in the... Read more

Game 41: Another, uh, makeshift lineup

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ST. LOUIS -- The task is no easier Tuesday. Jaime Garcia, the talented 24-year-old lefthander, faces the feeble Phillies offense. Garcia has... Read more

Complete-game loss

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ATLANTA -- Roy Halladay has thrown two complete games in a row only to lose both. In the last five years, that has happened to three pitchers... Read more

Amaro: Utley still needs at-bats

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ST. LOUIS -- Chase Utley will play again Monday night for single-A Clearwater, going on back-to-back days for the second time in official rehab... Read more

Oswalt: 'It should be interesting'

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ST. LOUIS -- Roy Oswalt is wondering how this will go, just as you are. "It should be interesting," he said. Well then. Oswalt will be making... Read more

The walking wounded

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ATLANTA -- The Phillies have the best record in the majors, so naturally, Ruben Amaro Jr. spent about 20 minutes talking about injuries this... Read more