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The Phillies Zone Archive: February, 2012
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Contreras to throw off mound
Mon, Feb 20, 2012, 2:52 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Jose Contreras plopped into his chair and lifted both of his arms in the air. His right arm was wrapped heavily in...
A Hamels primer
Mon, Feb 20, 2012, 8:05 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — This afternoon, Cole Hamels will discuss his impending free agency for the first (and likely last) time this spring...
Howard showing signs of Achilles improvement
Mon, Feb 20, 2012, 7:42 PM
Ryan Howard has been jogging, taking grounders at first, and even a little bit of batting practice. However, the team will be taking a conservative...
Jordan was first to acquire Lee
Mon, Feb 20, 2012, 3:55 PM
When someone new joins the Phillies, it's always interesting to see if they have any link to the people already in the organization. Joe Jordan...
Charlie loves Thome
Sun, Feb 19, 2012, 2:47 PM
Charlie Manuel sure does love Jim Thome. I know that's not breaking news, but sometimes Manuel's affection for the power-hitting first baseman...
Phillies will limit Utley in spring training
Sun, Feb 19, 2012, 1:57 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Last spring, Chase Utley arrived at camp with what the Phillies termed as "general soreness." It was an ominous beginning...
Phillies sign Kendrick to two-year deal
Sun, Feb 19, 2012, 10:32 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — On the day spring training begins, Kyle Kendrick has a new contract. The Phillies have signed the righthander to...
Qualls only one missing as camp begins
Sun, Feb 19, 2012, 10:07 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Thirty-four of the 35 pitchers and catchers have reported to Phillies camp for the beginning of spring training. The...
Understanding the Blanton trade rumors
Sun, Feb 19, 2012, 9:19 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — It's the beginning of spring training, so there must be Joe Blanton trade rumors. "I wouldn't know what to do if...
Video: Spring Training officially begins
Sun, Feb 19, 2012, 6:38 PM
Video: Phillies Spring Training 2012 officially got under way as pitchers and catchers reported to the Bright House Complex in Clearwater. Have...