The Phillies Zone Archive: March, 2012

Blanton leads Phils to first win

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Video: The Inquirer's Matt Gelb reports from Clearwater, Fla., as the Phillies earned their first Grapefruit League win over the Yankees, 9-3... Read more

Polanco plays as Utley, Ruiz rest again

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Carlos Ruiz took a long glare at the lineup card posted Monday in the middle of the Phillies clubhouse. "What's up... Read more

Contreras continues to progress from elbow surgery

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- While the Phillies participating in the game against the New York Yankees at Steinbrenner Field took the bus ride over... Read more

Ibanez adjusts to life as a Yankee

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — He wears navy pinstripes now, and this was an altered reality Raul Ibanez had trouble rationalizing. The first time... Read more

Phillies fall in Grapefruit opener

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Video: The Phillies fell to the Yankees, 8-5, in their Grapefruit League opener on Saturday. The Inquirer's Matt Gelb reports from Bright House... Read more

Hey, there's a lineup

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — There is baseball today. Almost real major-league baseball. On television. So celebrate the opening of the Grapefruit... Read more

Manuel 'in no hurry' to play Utley

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Chase Utley will not be at second base when the Phillies open their Grapefruit League schedule Saturday against the... Read more

Victorino backs off demand

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — The way Shane Victorino sees it, why shouldn't he want to shoot for the stars with his next contract? A day after... Read more

Golf day

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — It's the slowest time in Phillies camp, the day when the workout is shortened so players, coaches and staff can leave... Read more

Understanding payroll and luxury tax

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — They will play Grapefruit League baseball this weekend, the latest sign that meaningful Phillies games are closer... Read more