The Phillies Zone Archive: April, 2011

Game 26: What platoon?

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Another lefty on the mound and another day off for Raul Ibanez. Ibanez is 0 for his last 30. He's rested against the last few lefthanded starters... Read more

With Ruiz's back hurting, Phillies call on Sardinha

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Carlos Ruiz's back soreness did not send the Phillies' catcher to the disabled list, but it did send pitcher Mike Zagurski back to triple-A... Read more

Blanton to DL; Worley to start against Mets

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The dark clouds that moved through the area Thursday were not nearly as ominous as the injury cloud that is hanging directly over the Phillies... Read more

Oswalt leaves team due to personal reasons

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PHOENIX -- Roy Oswalt has left the Phillies for personal reasons, a team official said Wednesday morning. The team released a statement from... Read more

Oswalt a no-show after loss

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PHOENIX -- The Phillies say there is nothing amiss with Roy Oswalt, who allowed five runs in three innings and 57 pitches before Charlie Manuel... Read more

Amaro: Contreras has mild strain, out 3-4 weeks

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PHOENIX -- An MRI on Jose Conteras' injured right elbow revealed a mild, Grade 1 strain, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said. Contreras... Read more

Phillies chat with Matt Gelb

Join the Inquirer's Matt Gelb for a live Phillies chat this afternoon at 2 p.m. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and... Read more

On pitchers' usage

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SAN DIEGO -- The Phillies arrived in Phoenix last night with this bullpen: Ryan Madson, Antonio Bastardo, Michael Stutes, Danys Baez, David... Read more

Angered Manuel says Contreras was not overused

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PHOENIX -- Standing in the manager's office at Petco Park on Sunday, Ruben Amaro Jr. briefed reporters on Jose Contreras' strained elbow that... Read more

Game 21: The reverse lock

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SAN DIEGO -- It would be fair to categorize this a mismatch. Roy Halladay faces a Padres offense that has scored exactly twice in its last... Read more