The Phillies Zone Archive: March, 2012

Video: Howard, Utley injury update

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Video: Ryan Howard and Chase Utley have been out of spring training games due to their injuries from last season. The Inquirer's Matt Gelb... Read more

Halladay rides change-up, results be darned

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — After Roy Halladay threw Josh Willingham a change-up that had no action and was mashed for a solo home run in the... Read more

Nix scratched from lineup

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Laynce Nix was scheduled to make the two-hour trek west Tuesday with a skeleton Phillies travel squad but a bruised... Read more

Willis hopes to return this week

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — The clock is ticking on Dontrelle Willis' chance at making the Phillies as a lefthanded reliever. He last pitched... Read more

Why Thome must play the field

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Shortly after 1 p.m. Monday, Jim Thome will stand at first base in a game for the first time in five years. The setting... Read more

Roster prediction (Version 1.0)

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — We are nine days into Grapefruit League play, meaning some judgments can be rendered. They may not be accurate judgments... Read more

Contreras to pitch in minor-league game Monday

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Jose Contreras said he will pitch in a minor-league game Monday, marking his first game action of the spring. The... Read more

The Sunday Splits

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — They will play two on this Sunday afternoon, even with one less hour in the day. It doesn't come at the greatest of... Read more

Kendrick's cutter is a money pitch

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TAMPA, Fla. — If you want to know the main reason why the Phillies felt comfortable giving Kyle Kendrick a two-year, $7.5 million contract... Read more

Galvis starts at second base

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Freddy Galvis wanted the extra work in practice at second and third base now that the Phillies have locked up Jimmy... Read more