The Phillies Zone Archive: February, 2013

For Kevin Frandsen, a modicum of comfort

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Kevin Frandsen refuses to call it a revival. He says it is best to ignore the facts. He mustered 228 major-league... Read more

A spring search for replacement starters

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Whenever a Phillies starter succumbed to injury in recent years, the solution was uncomplicated. Kyle Kendrick was... Read more

Some Gross leftovers

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Sometimes you write a story for the newspaper and you run out of room to get everything in. Unlimited space is the beauty of the internet age... Read more

Video: Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins has a hidden talent

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Today was Phillies Photo Day, where the batting cages under Brighthouse Field stadium are turned into photo studios by various media outlets... Read more

Meet Humberto Quintero, likely backup catcher

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Humberto Quintero was twice released in the span of 22 days last July. First, when Kansas City designated him for... Read more

Phillies chat with Matt Gelb

The Inquirer's Matt Gelb takes your Phillies questions in a live chat, beginning at 3 p.m. on Monday. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow... Read more

After speech, Charlie Manuel addresses contract for last time

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — It's an annual rite of spring: Before the first Phillies full-squad workout, Charlie Manuel addresses the entire clubhouse... Read more
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Charlie Manuel wants Freddy Galvis in majors

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — The way Charlie Manuel sees it, there is a way to keep his aging infield sharp. It requires a sure-handed defender... Read more

In new surroundings, Michael Young expects comfort

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Michael Young was a man who thought he found a home and would spend forever there. On the day he was traded from Texas... Read more

Filling two outfield spots

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — When Ruben Amaro Jr. declared "in a perfect world" Delmon Young would be his everyday right fielder, he issued one... Read more