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Archive: June, 2010

No news on Utley or Polanco

Wednesday, June 30, 2010, 11:06 AM
CINCINNATI -- No news is, well, no news for the Phillies as far as Chase Utley and Placido Polanco are concerned. It's neither good nor bad the team still has yet to ascertain how severe the injuries to their infielders are. Both players will go to New York on Thursday for second opinions. Utley will... Read more

Utley, Polanco both placed on DL

Tuesday, June 29, 2010, 2:57 PM
CINCINNATI -- Almost certainly, this day will be remembered as a turning point in the 2010 Phillies' season, regardless of how it ends up. The Phillies placed half of their infield on the disabled list Tuesday. Second baseman Chase Utley (sprained ulnar collateral ligament of the right thumb) and... Read more

Dobbs goes from bus ride to starting 3B

Tuesday, June 29, 2010, 8:35 PM
CINCINNATI — Greg Dobbs was in the middle of an eight-hour bus ride from Durham, N.C., to Allentown when he found out he was returning to the majors. It made the trip somewhat easier. “I wasn’t sitting there thinking about what was going to happen, this or that,” Dobbs said... Read more

Polanco has cortisone shot, still out of lineup

Monday, June 28, 2010, 6:19 PM
CINCINNATI -- Welcome to Great American Ballpark, or for our purposes, Phillies injury update central. We begin with third baseman Placido Polanco, who is taking ground balls with his left elbow heavily wrapped as we type. Polanco had his second cortisone shot in less than a month Sunday to help heal... Read more

Brown headed for Lehigh Valley

Friday, June 25, 2010, 10:19 AM
Domonic Brown is headed for Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Chuck LaMar, the Phillies' assistant general manager in charge of player development, said the move could be made as soon as today. Brown, the Phillies' top minor-league prospect, has earned the promotion with a spectacular first half at double-A... Read more

Afternoon (notes) delight

Thursday, June 24, 2010, 1:30 PM
Temperature at first pitch was a cool 96 degrees. I'm thankful for the shade in the press box today. Here's some quick hits as the Phillies go for the interleague sweep against Cleveland... ROLLINS SITS Yes, Jimmy Rollins had the day off after his walk-off home run Wednesday night. It's a designed... Read more

Live Phillies chat with Matt Gelb

Thursday, June 24, 2010, 11:14 PM
After a sweep of the Indians, the Phillies are looking to continue their strong play. Matt Gelb of the Inquirer takes your questions on the Phillies and how they will play heading into the All-Star break. Read more

Dobbs clears waivers, will accept minor-league assignment

Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 3:08 PM
UPDATE (4:57 p.m.): Dobbs will report to Lehigh Valley on Friday. Greg Dobbs, designated for assignment by the Phillies on Tuesday, has cleared waivers and will accept a minor-league assignment to triple-A Lehigh Valley, his agent said Wednesday. It is unknown when Dobbs will report to Lehigh Valley... Read more

Dobbs designated as Rollins returns

Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 2:59 PM
The Phillies have activated shortstop Jimmy Rollins from the disabled list and instead of getting rid of either Wilson Valdez or Juan Castro, both of whom have filled in well for Rollins, the team opted to cut ties with Greg Dobbs. Dobbs was designated for assignment. In 66 at-bats this season, he... Read more

Amaro: Dobbs decision was difficult

Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 6:16 PM
The Phillies made a flurry of roster moves Tuesday afternoon and it meant good news for some, bad news for others and surprising news for one member of the 2008 World Series championship team. The good news department: For just the 12th time this season shortstop Jimmy Rollins took the field as a... Read more
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