The Phillies Zone Archive: October, 2010

Polanco to have surgery Friday

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I'm here in San Francisco preparing for Game 1 of the World Series, but Phillies news never ends, right? An update on Placido Polanco... It... Read more

Lee on Phillies: 'You kind of like seeing them lose a little bit'

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Ah yes, baseball is not over. They will play the World Series without the Phillies for the first time in three years. That... Read more

Phillies decline Romero's option

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As expected, the Phillies declined reliever J.C. Romero's $4.5 million option for 2011. The left-hander will receive a $250,000 buyout and... Read more

Amaro acknowledges concerns about team's age

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General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. spoke for a half hour Monday at Citizens Bank Park to issue his state of the team address as the Phillies head... Read more

Game 6 lineups: Rollins leads off

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Apparently Jimmy Rollins' two stolen bases in Game 5 were enough proof for Charlie Manuel that his leadoff hitter is healthy enough to bat... Read more

Rewind: Two key situations from Game 4

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SAN FRANCISCO -- A lot going on out there. Rightfully so. There was so much that happened in Game 4 that it's hard to begin, in no particular... Read more

Game 5 lineups

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SAN FRANCISCO -- The Phillies will play an elimination game with a familiar lineup. Raul Ibanez is back in the lineup after sitting in Game... Read more

That other guy

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SAN FRANCISCO -- So it's come to this. Joe Blanton, the fourth member of a pitching rotation that features a Big Three, is pitching in the... Read more

Francisco in LF as Ibanez sits

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Following Game 3, I asked Charlie Manuel if he thought it was time to start Ben Francisco in leftfield as Raul Ibanez extended... Read more

One last look at Game 1

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Any time a baseball team loses a close game, there are moves that can be questioned. Such was the case Saturday night after the Phillies dropped... Read more