The Phillies Zone Archive: July, 2008

Feliz Update

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I know you're looking for a trade update, but so far there is none to report. But there is an update on Pedro Feliz, who is on the 15-day DL... Read more

Tick, Tock, Tick, Tock

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Hey, anybody know when the trade deadline is? Oh, it's today? At 4 o'clock? Thanks, I hadn't heard that. Jim Salisbury takes a look at what's... Read more

Phils Were Close to a Starter, Had A Shot at Manny

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The Phillies had about an hour left before today's 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline and thought they were close to a deal. Lefthanded reliever? Righthanded... Read more

Can't Make A Deal

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The Phillies couldn't make a deal before today's 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline, although they were close to acquiring a No. 4 or 5 starter... Read more

That's a Relief

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Whew. The Phillies badly needed Brett Myers to pitch well last night against the Nationals at Nationals Park. Ruben Amaro Jr. said Monday... Read more

The Trade Deadline Approaches

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Pat Gillick thinks the Phillies have a chance to make another trade before Thursday's 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline. He used the words... Read more

Say Mahay?

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Could Kansas City Royals lefthander Ron Mahay be headed to the Phillies? Maybe, but I spoke with a Phillies source earlier today and he said... Read more

Eaton Optioned to Minors

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First, Brett Myers. Now, Adam Eaton. The Phillies just announced this morning that Eaton has been optioned to the minor leagues. Eaton had... Read more

The Slide Piece

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Brad Lidge has one of the best sliders in baseball today. Jim Salisbury takes a look at how Lidge throws it, and why it's so effective: Lidge's... Read more

They Met, They Talked, They Lost

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Charlie Manuel had the Phillies' clubhouse cleared at about 4 p.m. yesterday at Citizens Bank Park. He wanted to meet with his underachieving... Read more