The Phillies Zone Archive: June, 2011

Romero, Contreras aren't providing Manuel much relief

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Charlie Manuel had a little fun with the media, although one could see how annoyed the Phillies manager was at his bullpen, or at least the... Read more

Eleven innings of weird

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Begin with this: Kyle Kendrick said he could have kept pitching after the 1 hour, 17 minute rain delay. Now that's not to say the Phillies... Read more

Draft reading

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After you've done your reading from The Inquirer's coverage of the three-day baseball draft, here is a catch-all for local stories on as many... Read more

Manuel wanted Martinez to run

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It will go down as an inconsquential play because the Phillies won 2-0 and Cole Hamels did not allow any sort of adversity affect him Wednesday... Read more

Blanton to see doctor

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An hour before batting practice, an unfamiliar face emerged and began running up and down the empty stands of Citizens Bank Park. After spending... Read more

Game 62: No Rollins or Utley

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As if the offense needed any less firepower, Charlie Manuel has drawn up a lineup card that does not include Jimmy Rollins nor Chase Utley... Read more

Runners catch up to Oswalt

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Roy Oswalt buried Juan Uribe in an 0-2 hole and threw a change-up when searching for a strikeout to begin the sixth inning Tuesday. Uribe had... Read more

Phils take HS shortstop with second pick; Miami third baseman with third pick

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This much we know about the Phillies' draft procedure: they do not rely on Baseball America for their picks. With their first pick Monday... Read more

Amaro: Rollins remains candidate for DL

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An MRI on Jimmy Rollins' right knee revealed a deep bone bruise and Ruben Amaro Jr. said the Phillies will decide in the next 24 to 48 hours... Read more

Game 61: Utley plays for fifth straight day

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Without Jimmy Rollins in the lineup, Charlie Manuel has coincidentally decided it's time for Chase Utley to play five straight days for the... Read more