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Archive: February, 2011

Phillies chat with Matt Gelb, 2 p.m.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 7:54 PM
Join the Inquirer's Matt Gelb as he takes your questions on spring training and the upcoming Phillies season in Thursday's chat, scheduled to start at 2 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

Video: Emotional Day at Camp

Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 4:48 PM
Video: CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Inquirer's Matt Gelb discuss Dallas Green opening up about his granddaughter's death in the Arizona shootings. Read more

Hands down, Brown is ready for right-field battle

Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 2:41 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- The Phillies' position players are not scheduled to report to spring training until Friday. Domonic Brown got here more than two months ago. "Three days after I left the Dominican," the rookie right fielder said Tuesday. Well aware that he has the opportunity of a lifetime and... Read more

Phillies claim Schlitter, DFA Carpenter

Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 2:29 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Add another name to the bullpen mix. The Phillies claimed righthander Brian Schlitter off waivers from the New York Yankees on Tuesday. To make room for the 25-year-old Schlitter, the team designated righthander Andrew Carpenter for assignment. Carpenter, who is in big-league... Read more

Coverage in Tuesday's Inquirer

Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 7:56 AM
All your Phillies coverage from today's Inquirer to read while you wonder what a phone call between Charlie Manuel and Albert Pujols would be like... -- It was another pinch-me moment for this franchise, Bob Brookover writes, and the pitchers took the stage doing their best Beatles act. -- In the... Read more

Manuel: I don't want to talk contract during season

Monday, February 14, 2011, 12:55 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- It doesn't have the drama of a certain contract negotiation happening across the state, but Charlie Manuel effectively set a deadline for his own extension. "Once the season starts, I don't want to talk about my contract," Manuel said. That was his answer to a question about Albert... Read more

Video: All Eyes on the Rotation

Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 12:18 AM
Video: CineSport's Jerry Recco chats with the Inquirer's Bob Brookover on the expectations surrounding the Phillies' staff and Charlie Manuel's contract status. Read more

Morning report: Non-pitcher related edition

Monday, February 14, 2011, 11:59 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- While the horde of media followed the every move of the Four Aces during their first official workout, this reporter found peace on a small, side field away from the pack. Doug Mansolino, the team's minor-league infield coordinator, grabbed his fungo bat and picked up a ball. "First... Read more

Coverage in Monday's Inquirer

Monday, February 14, 2011, 8:08 AM
We'll do this every day, a catch-all for Phillies coverage in The Inquirer. Baseball is back as pitchers and catchers report Within this notebook, Rich Dubee confirms there is no competition for the fifth starter's job, plus news of an early arrival for Jimmy Rollins. Bob Brookover goes Inside the... Read more

Reporting for duty

Sunday, February 13, 2011, 1:50 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- It's report day, which has become more of a symbolic event than anything else. Phillies pitchers and catchers were due in camp today, where they took their entry physicals, said hi and left for a golf tournament. But many of the pitchers and catchers have been using the team's... Read more
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