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Archive: March, 2008

Moyer's Hall of Fame Team

Sunday, March 9, 2008, 6:46 AM
Jamie Moyer has some pretty cool stories to tell. He broke into the majors in 1986, so he has seen pretty much everything in baseball. He has played with Cal Ripken Jr. and Nolan Ryan. He has played against Mike Schmidt and George Brett. He has faced no-namers and Hall of Famers. In fact, T. Scott... Read more

Dubee Answers Your Questions

Saturday, March 8, 2008, 9:03 AM
Earlier this week I asked The Phillies Zone readers for any questions they had for Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee. I picked what I considered the 10 best. I asked. Dubee answered. Unfortunately, only eight questions made the newspaper because of space (a question about Adam Eaton, and my favorite... Read more

Benson Looks OK

Saturday, March 8, 2008, 6:14 PM
This hasn't been the Kentucky Derby of races by any means. In the battle for the No. 5 spot in the Phillies' rotation, righthander Adam Eaton, who has a 15.75 ERA this spring, got a MRI and CT on his ailing lower back today. His top competition for the job? Lefthander Travis Blackley got shelled in... Read more

Getting Eaton Alive

Friday, March 7, 2008, 8:36 AM
The frontrunner for the No. 5 spot in the Phillies rotation? Adam Eaton. Eaton, who went 10-10 with a 6.29 ERA last season. Eaton, who the Phillies left off the postseason roster. Eaton, who is 0-2 with a 15.75 ERA in two starts this spring. Yes, despite those things he's still the frontrunner for... Read more

Rays 6, Phillies 4

Thursday, March 6, 2008, 10:53 PM
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Strikeouts? Who Cares About Strikeouts?

Thursday, March 6, 2008, 6:44 AM
Ryan Howard struck out 199 times last year, which set a major-league record. But so what? It's really not that big a deal. I mean, would it better if he struck out 175 times? Sure. But strikeouts are not the scourge of the earth like many would have you believe. They're not baseball's worst sin.... Read more

Lidge, Benson Make Progress

Wednesday, March 5, 2008, 1:55 PM
Phillies closer Brad Lidge said today in Clearwater he hopes to throw off a mound Monday, which could put him on course to returning to action March 17 -- giving him a couple weeks to get ready for the March 31 season opener against the Nationals. Lidge is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his... Read more

The PhilliesCast -- March 5

Wednesday, March 5, 2008, 10:07 PM
Here's the latest PhilliesCast. This week we talk about Cole Hamels being unhappy with his new contract, Kyle Kendrick's importance to the rotation and more. Read more

Don't Forget About the Braves

Wednesday, March 5, 2008, 6:51 AM
Phillies: We're the team to beat. Mets: No, we're the team to beat. Braves: Uh, guys? Hello? Remember us? The Atlanta Braves won 14-straight division titles before the Mets took the NL East in 2006 and the Phillies took the NL East in 2007, and suddenly everybody treats them like they're the Marlins... Read more

Ask Dubee

Tuesday, March 4, 2008, 9:46 PM
Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee couldn't have had an easier 2007. Yeah, right. He watched the following pitchers land on the DL: Adam Eaton, Freddy Garcia, Tom Gordon, Jon Lieber, Ryan Madson, Brett Myers, Francisco Rosario, Cole Hamels, Mike Zagurski and Yoel Hernandez. Because of injuries and... Read more
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