The Phillies Zone Archive: July, 2011

Q and A with Padres closer Heath Bell

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Padres closer Heath Bell may be the hottest name on the trade market right now: he’s a proven commodity at closer who sports a 2.45 ERA... Read more

Phillies activate Lidge

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Right-hander Brad Lidge was activated from the disabled list Friday. To make room for him on the 25-man roster, right-hander Danys Baez was... Read more

Phillies sign Heilman

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The Phillies have acquired a former Met, but it's not Carlos Beltran. Righthander Aaron Heilman signed a minor-league deal with the Phillies... Read more

Game 97: Don't evaporate, Vance

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CHICAGO -- So it's hot. Really hot. On my walk to the L, a bank sign read 95 degrees. And it was 10:24 a.m. The heat index is supposed to feel... Read more

Phillies chat with Matt Gelb

Join The Inquirer's Matt Gelb for a live chat about all the latest Phillies news at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. If you're on a mobile device, click... Read more

A day later, Halladay is fine

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CHICAGO -- Somewhere in the bowels of Wrigley Field, Roy Halladay's wife Brandy stood with the couple's two sons, waiting to hear something... Read more

Oswalt encouraged by bullpen session

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CHICAGO -- There is a fourth ace and he has remained dormant until Tuesday when some four hours before the Phillies played the Cubs, Roy Oswalt... Read more

One man's theory on Halladay's dehydration

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CHICAGO -- Charlie Manuel spoke in hyperbole at first, saying he had seen baseball played in 125- or 130-degree weather. Then he noted a game... Read more

Halladay exits in fifth inning

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CHICAGO -- Surely, it is a sight that until Monday was contained solely in the nightmares of Phillies fans: Roy Halladay being escorted off... Read more

Game 95: Victorino returns Tuesday

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CHICAGO -- It's a Halladay Day and the Phillies have won the last 10 times their ace has taken the mound. That bodes well against a hapless... Read more