The Phillies Zone Archive: March, 2009

Lineups, the presidency

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Good morning from Kissimmee, where the Phillies play the Astros, and Roy Oswalt, at 1:05. Here’s the lineup: Victorino CF Bruntlett... Read more

Phillies acquire lefty Taschner

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Funny, Rich Dubee was just telling me this morning that he wanted another lefty. More on that in the paper tomorrow, and more on this: the... Read more

Carrasco takes on the Yankees

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Here's the lineup for the Phillies' 1:05 game against the Yankees. Should be an interesting test for Carlos Carrasco. One interesting non-Phillies... Read more

3/26 Wrap

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One thing I’ve noticed over the past several days: the mood around this team is becoming more serious. I arrived in Clearwater on March... Read more

Chat Transcript

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Unfamiliar names in the lineup

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I arrived in Clearwater on March 1, so I’m not sure who these two new guys are at the top of the order. I’ll check in with Ruben... Read more

Live chat Wednesday from 11-12

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Between Dunedin and three simultaneous minor league games, a whole lotta baseball today. Rollins, Victorino, Hamels, Blanton, Romero, Utley’s... Read more

Hamels pitches, feels good

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Cole Hamels threw 3 2/3 scoreless innings in a minor league game against Pirates farmhands this afternoon. Most important, he reported no tightness... Read more

Kendrick sent to minors

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The Phillies today optioned RHP Kyle Kendrick to the minor leagues, where he will likely pitch for the Triple A Lehigh Valley IronPigs. This... Read more

Donald sent down

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After batting .296 and impressing Charlie Manuel with his hustle and dedication, INF Jason Donald was reassigned to minor league camp after... Read more