The Phillies Zone Archive: August, 2011

Does Bowker replace Gload?

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CINCINNATI — John Bowker is not automatically on the Phillies' postseason roster. Just because he was acquired in a trade from Pittsburgh... Read more

Game 132: The pitchers hit, too

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CINCINNATI — Cliff Lee may meet his offensive match at Great American Ballpark. Lee has homered twice in 2011 and is very prideful... Read more

Schwimer optioned for roster intrigue

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UPDATE (12:30 a.m.): Well, it was someone not currently on the 40-man roster and a position player, but not the one we thought. The Phillies... Read more

Victorino as MVP?

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CINCINNATI — No one will say Shane Victorino is the National League MVP, because he isn't. But the fact that we're even having this discussion... Read more

Gillies headlines AFL contingent

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CINCINNATI — Just like in the past, the Phillies will use this year's Arizona Fall League play to make decisions on a few fringe minor-leaguers... Read more

Brewers keep closing ground on Phillies

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Earthquakes, and hurricanes, and the Milwaukee Brewers, oh my. Two of those three things have come and gone and now the Brew Crew is closing... Read more

More on Vanimal

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Had a lot of fun writing the story of Vance Worley and his dual existence (at least the way I see it). The more and more feedback I heard from... Read more

Phillies ticket info for rescheduled games

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Tickets for the Phillies-Marlins game originally scheduled for Saturday night will be good for the second game of the Sept. 15 split doubleheader... Read more

Phillies-Marlins Saturday game postponed

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The Phillies-Marlins game, scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park, was postponed due to Hurricane Irene. The Phillies had hoped... Read more

Game 129: Before the storm

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They will play baseball Friday night in South Philadelphia, but anything beyond that is quite unknown. Already, Sunday's game was moved to... Read more