The Phillies Zone Archive: August, 2010

The plan for Brown

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Before Domonic Brown was promoted to the majors, Ruben Amaro Jr. said he would only bring his top prospect up if he... Read more

Sweeney: 'It's a dream come true'

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- This is the face of someone who has spent 16 seasons in the majors without ever experiencing a pennant race: Mike Sweeney... Read more

Phillies shut down top pitching prospect

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Jarred Cosart, the Phillies' top pitching prospect, will not pitch for the remainder of the season due to an elbow injury he suffered in June... Read more

Manuel: Sweeney will start at first

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The Phillies acquired Mike Sweeney from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later or cash considerations.... Read more

Howard becomes 15th Phillie on DL

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. --At first, there was optimism. On Sunday, Ryan Howard left Nationals Park on crutches with a sprained left ankle but both... Read more

Howard leaves game with left ankle sprain

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UPDATE (3:13 p.m.): Howard had X-rays on his left ankle and right elbow. Both were negative. They checked out the right elbow after he was... Read more

Game 105 open thread: Who's Your Closer?

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WASHINGTON -- There are so many concerning stats about Brad Lidge's season. Take his 10.6 percent swinging strikes, the lowest of his career... Read more

Ibanez scratched

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WASHINGTON -- Charlie Manuel's original lineup for Sunday's series finale here against the Nationals had Raul Ibanez batting second and playing... Read more