The Phillies Zone Archive: August, 2011

Cliff Lee homers, acquires currency

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LOS ANGELES — As the ball sailed deep into a California night, the first thing that entered Cliff Lee's mind was Kyle Kendrick. That... Read more

What is Charlie Manuel's surprise of the season?

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LOS ANGELES — There is much for Charlie Manuel and the Phillies to be thankful for after 115 games. Seventy-five wins will do that. Just... Read more

Chasing the All-Time Mark

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CineSport's Noah Coslov checks in with The Inquirer's Matt Gelb to see how the team may handle a stretch run with the wins record in its sights... Read more

The virtues of an indestructible bullpen

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LOS ANGELES — Roy Halladay was an interested observer when Antonio Bastardo jogged from right field to the mound at Dodger Stadium in... Read more

Polanco has sports hernia

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LOS ANGELES — The 35-year-old body of Placido Polanco has progressively failed him, beginning with the bone spurs in his right elbow... Read more

Victorino suspended 3 games

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LOS ANGELES — Shane Victorino was suspended three games and fined by Major League Baseball for his actions in Friday's... Read more

What did we learn?

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LOS ANGELES — The standings will show the Phillies won three of four games in San Francisco to take the season series from the Giants... Read more

Do you remember Sept. 5, 1993?

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SAN FRANCISCO -- It's Aug. 7 and that's why the players and coaches in the visiting clubhouse at AT&T Park will pay little attention to... Read more

Victorino expects suspension

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SAN FRANCISCO -- The repercussions from Friday's fight night may not come until Monday from the comissioner's office, but Shane Victorino is... Read more

Madson is back; Mathieson moved

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Less than an hour before Saturday's game against the Giants, Ryan Madson was activated from the paternity leave list. The... Read more