The Phillies Zone Archive: February, 2012

Lee throws, smiles

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Cliff Lee, sidelined by what the team has termed mild abdominal soreness, threw a bullpen session Sunday morning without... Read more

Phillies' pitchers throw live BP

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Matt Gelb reports on the Phillies' pitchers throwing live BP to hitters today in Clearwater, and Mike Schmidt making his annual appearance... Read more

Howard to see doctor

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — UPDATE (7:03 p.m.): Ruben Amaro Jr. wanted to clarify Charlie Manuel's comments late Saturday evening. Amaro said... Read more

Hyatt to start first exhibition game

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Three days before Grapefruit League play begins, the Phillies will play Major League Baseball's first exhibition game... Read more

Injury updates on Lee, Contreras and De Fratus

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — The first full-squad workout is underway with (so far) few injury concerns for the pitching staff. Cliff Lee did... Read more

Oswalt becomes safety valve

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Roy Oswalt may have had interest in a return to the Phillies, but it wasn't mutual. At least not yet. With Oswalt's... Read more

Key players limited in first full workouts

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Video: Some of the Phillies key players didn't participate in the first full day of player workouts of spring training. The Inquirer's Bob... Read more

Lee downplays soreness, will throw Sunday

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Skipping a bullpen session in late February can have little effect later, but when it's a $120 million arm not doing... Read more

Diekman draws high praise

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — In the middle of Jake Diekman's bullpen session Thursday, Rich Dubee wanted another look. He stood behind the 25-year-old... Read more

Frandsen has warnings for Howard's Achilles recovery

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Kevin Frandsen watched Ryan Howard's lengthy news conference on TV and his ears perked up. Howard, four months into... Read more