The Phillies Zone Archive: August, 2008

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Just got this e-mail from Best Damn Sports Show Period: LOS ANGELES -- After making comments yesterday on Fox Sports Net’s Best Damn... Read more

Frontrunners? Who? You?

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Jimmy Rollins called Phillies fans frontrunners last night on Best Damn Sports Show Period. Yeah, Phillies fans kind of took offense to that... Read more

Hamels Remains Luckless, Winless

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Cole Hamels should stay away from AC and Vegas until further notice. His luck is terrible right now. He allowed five hits, two runs and two... Read more

Victorino Leaves with Bum Back

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Shane Victorino left tonight's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers after his at-bat in the top of the seventh inning because of lower back... Read more

(Non) News Flash: Flash Finished For 2008

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Tom Gordon's season is finished. Gordon visited orthopedist Lewis Yocum on Tuesday, and he agreed with team physician Michael Ciccotti's diagnosis... Read more

Lidge Is Aching, Should You Worry?

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The Phillies beat the Pirates yesterday at Citizens Bank Park, 5-3. That's nice. But there was a much bigger issue yesterday than the Phillies... Read more

Manny Being Manny, Manny Beating Phillies

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Kyle Kendrick wishes he had an explanation. He was 2-1 with a 1.45 ERA in his last three starts and 4-2 with a 3.28 ERA in his last eight... Read more

Lidge: 'I'm Ready'

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Brad Lidge said he is ready to pitch. “I’m going to be ready to throw,” he said before tonight's game against the Dodgers... Read more

O, Where Art Thou?

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It's hard to explain. The Phillies have scored 563 runs (4.90 runs per game) this season, which are the second most in the National League... Read more

In the Clear in August

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The good news is that the Phillies don't have to play the Mets or Marlins again until the end of the month. That could mean smooth sailing... Read more