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The Phillies Zone Archive: September, 2009
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Two catchers named Paul, and an all-righty bullpen
Fri, Sep 18, 2009, 11:46 PM
OK, that’s a doomsday scenario for the Phils, but one worth putting out there nonetheless. This was a bad night for the team despite...
Pop goes the bullpen
Wed, Sep 16, 2009, 11:15 PM
Sure, the Phillies were happy to have won a game, albeit one that came more as a result of Washington ineptitude than anything else. But the...
Dobbs activated, Happ will start Friday
Wed, Sep 16, 2009, 4:51 PM
Greg Dobbs (calf) has been activated from the 15-day disabled list. “I made a lot of progress over the days I was down there,”...
Happ upbeat after bullpen session
Mon, Sep 14, 2009, 12:50 PM
J.A. Happ, attempting to return from a tricky oblique/intercostal/whatever, it's a muscle in his right side strain, threw 55 pitches in a bullpen...
Lidge not the closer now, could win back job
Thu, Sep 10, 2009, 5:12 PM
Charlie Manuel still views Brad Lidge as an excellent closer, possibly this season. And he plans on shifting the bullpen dynamic...
Escalona and Tracy recalled, Lopez released
Wed, Sep 9, 2009, 10:57 AM
With the season over in Lehigh Valley and winding down in Reading, the Phils have added two more reinforcements, summoning lefty reliever Sergio...
Lidge's role in flux
Wed, Sep 9, 2009, 5:17 PM
Regardless of what happens in tonight’s game—and Brad Lidge could be the closer if a need for one arises, but he also might not...
Happ scratched with oblique injury
Mon, Sep 7, 2009, 12:39 PM
The weekend of horrors for the Phillies continues. J.A. Happ suffred a mild strain of his oblique muscle on Saturday taking batting practice...
Charlie is mad
Mon, Sep 7, 2009, 7:39 PM
Here is some of what an agitated Charlie Manuel--more agitated than at any other point this season, in my view--said after the broom fell. On...
Victorino switches agencies, wants to be a Phillie long-term
Sat, Sep 5, 2009, 1:15 PM
Hello from Houston, where concerned parents this week thankfully brushed back an Orwellian brainwashing, and Roger Clemens saw his defamation...