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The Phillies Zone Archive: October, 2009
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Phils flu bug subsiding; Lidge was among the afflicted
Sat, Oct 31, 2009, 5:05 PM
The flu-like illness that afflicted several Phillies over the past few days appears to be subsiding, and the team was fortunate that Friday...
They shared a house, now they share a World Series
Fri, Oct 30, 2009, 7:26 PM
Sitting in rocking chairs on the back porch, sipping beers, the three friends would talk about it: What if we could all play in the World Series...
Blanton will start Game 4
Fri, Oct 30, 2009, 3:20 PM
Hello from another workout day, where Charlie Manuel announced minutes ago that Joe Blanton will start Game 4 for the Phils. He said that...
Dobbs sent home, undergoing tests
Thu, Oct 29, 2009, 5:50 PM
Greg Dobbs might have earned a starting assignment as the designated hitter in Game 2 of the World Series, but an illness prevented him from...
Francisco's big moment, Phillies hand cramps
Wed, Oct 28, 2009, 7:01 PM
Good evening from Game 1, staged in an overpriced, taxpayer-thieving, Bronx parkland-destroying, Disney-fied facsimile of the real Yankee Stadium...
The rich get richer, the poor get...Carlos Carrasco?
Tue, Oct 27, 2009, 10:37 AM
Cliff Lee and CC Sabathia will make for a nice subplot when they face one another on Wednesday night to open the World Series at Yankee Stadium...
For Myers, it was all about the heel
Tue, Oct 27, 2009, 4:53 PM
Brett Myers moved his left heel a few inches, and ended up on the World Series roster. The veteran righthander, who pitched one ineffective...
What the Yankees are saying about the Phillies
Tue, Oct 27, 2009, 3:00 PM
UPDATE: Brett Myers in on the World Series roster, replacing Miguel Cairo. The team's rationale was that Myers looked much improved throwing...
Phils pumped to face Yankees; rotation and roster notes
Mon, Oct 26, 2009, 2:51 PM
As promised, here are more detailed notes. Charlie Manuel is still ducking a lot of concrete questions about the roster and rotation. That’s...
Early notes from workout day
Mon, Oct 26, 2009, 1:05 PM
Couple of quick notes before I head down to the field for the workout. More detailed stuff to come. --Very little hard news this morning...