The Phillies Zone Archive: March, 2008

Victorino Takes The Challenge

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Charlie Manuel called Shane Victorino into his office a few days ago for a little talk. He didn't look happy walking in. He smiled walking... Read more

Benson's Setback: Serious or Not?

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The soreness is in the biceps, not the shoulder. That could be a good thing. Phillies righthander Kris Benson had been scheduled to pitch... Read more

The 33-Year-Old Rookie

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Chris Coste said he had a few nice moments throughout the process of writing and publishing The 33-Year-Old Rookie: 1) Finishing the first... Read more

Phillies Top Dogs Are Struggling

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There is no reason for alarm. Not yet. But so far this spring: - Jimmy Rollins is hitting .158 with two RBIs. - Shane Victorino... Read more

Benson Feels Soreness, Won't Pitch Tomorrow

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Phillies righthander Kris Benson won't pitch tomorrow in a minor-league game as scheduled because he feels soreness in his right arm. Benson... Read more

Questions Still Need Answering

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Two weeks from tomorrow the Phillies open the 2008 season. Are they ready? Charlie Manuel doesn't think so. He's upset at the way his team... Read more

You Asked, Coste Answered

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Chris Coste. Catcher. Author. Coste, the popular Phillies catcher who spent 11 years in the minor leagues before he made his big-league... Read more

Braves 9, Phillies 1

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Lidge Takes Another Step

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Brad Lidge's fastball sizzled toward home plate this morning at the Carpenter Complex. Pete LaForest took a hack. He made contact, but the... Read more

Manuel Getting A Little Peeved

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The games are meaningless. Seriously, they are. But there also comes a time when a manager wants to see some positive results. Charlie Manuel... Read more