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The Phillies Zone Archive: August, 2011
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Sat, Aug 6, 2011, 2:29 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — In the middle of the visitors clubhouse, Shane Victorino adjusted his cufflinks and prepared to speak. He was calm now...
Is Ben Francisco in danger of losing a roster spot?
Fri, Aug 5, 2011, 8:10 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — The signs must be painfully clear for Ben Francisco. He has been a Phillie since July 29, 2009, a toss-in on the first...
Game 112: Return of Sanchez
Fri, Aug 5, 2011, 6:53 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- No loss in the National League Championship Series last October was more frustrating than Game 6, and not just because it...
Phillies to unveil Harry Kalas statue
Thu, Aug 4, 2011, 2:13 PM
A group of Phillies fans long lobbied for a statue of Harry Kalas to grace Citizens Bank Park, and that dream becomes reality on Aug. 14. The...
Lee at his best
Fri, Aug 5, 2011, 1:14 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Cliff Lee laughed at the simplicity of it all. But he was happy, so happy that he bounced around the visiting clubhouse wearing...
Ryan Howard, fastballs, and the fallacy of protection
Thu, Aug 4, 2011, 12:17 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Of the 17 pitches Ryan Howard saw from three Colorado Rockies pitchers Wednesday, eight were fastballs. He hit a two-run double...
Madson placed on paternity leave list
Thu, Aug 4, 2011, 6:38 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Phillies placed righthander Ryan Madson on the paternity leave list Thursday, meaning they will be without their closer...
Oswalt's return set for Sunday in San Francisco
Wed, Aug 3, 2011, 3:21 PM
DENVER -- The Four Aces' storyline that dominated spring training in Clearwater never really carried into the regular season for the Phillies...
Oswalt's return will force some decisions
Tue, Aug 2, 2011, 8:06 PM
DENVER -- Roy Oswalt's expected return to the rotation this weekend in San Francisco is going to force the Phillies to make some decisions...
Put another one in the Phillies' unlikely wins column
Tue, Aug 2, 2011, 1:40 AM
DENVER -- By the end of the long, hot evening, Shane Victorino was pointing at his mother and father as they celebrated his game-winning home...