The Phillies Zone Archive: March, 2009

More on Jenkins release

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Some of what Jenkins had to say: "I knew that there was a lot of lefthanded hitters, so I knew someone was going to be the odd man out... Read more

Phillies release Geoff Jenkins

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About 25 minutes after speaking with Ruben Amaro Jr. and Charlie Manuel, Geoff Jenkins talked to reporters about his release. Sitting on... Read more

One more thing

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Had enough news? Can you take any more? Brett Myers will start opening night. Read more

Team sources: Chances of Sheff "very slim"

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A name like Gary Sheffield is guaranteed to create buzz, both for and against the idea of bringing him in. Though the lines of communication... Read more

Park fifth starter, Phils have talked with Sheffield

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The hits keep coming this week. After releasing Geoff Jenkins, the Phillies have informed Chan Ho Park that he will be their fifth starter... Read more

Giles Released, Mayberry and Carrasco sent down

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And the roster continues to settle. The Phillies have released INF Marcus Giles, who was attempting a comeback after missing the entire 2008... Read more

Myers or Blanton for opener

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More for you chewers to chew on, courtesy of Jim Salisbury. He's covering the beat today while I work on the season preview, and let's just... Read more

Sunday's lineup

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The tarp is on the field at Bright House, but the rain seems to be clearing. Here's the lineup for the 1:05 game against the Bloody Sox. Rollins... Read more

The World Baseball Thing

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3/29 Wrap It was March 12 in Port Charlotte when I first noticed Charlie Manuel sounding anxious about some of his hitters. Minor injuries... Read more

Happ pitches in Dunedin

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The Phillies play the Pirates in Bradenton today, but the more newsworthy game may well have occured on a minor league field in Dunedin, where... Read more