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Archive: March, 2010

Updates on Moyer, Polanco, Escalona

Friday, March 19, 2010, 3:08 PM
A couple of quick notes to pass along before tonight's 7:05 game against Baltimore at Bright House Field: --Placido Polanco (right knee sprain) will not be in the lineup tonight as he had hoped. Charlie Manuel said that Polanco will probably take infield and BP before the game. Polanco said he... Read more

Lidge basically rules out opening day

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 2:30 PM
It does not appear that Brad Lidge will be ready for opening day, but he plans to return shortly thereafter. Lidge saw his first game action of the spring today, following offseason elbow and knee procedures. He pitched the first inning of a minor league game against the Toronto Blue Jays at the... Read more

Live Phillies chat with Matt Gelb

Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 6:08 AM
The Inquirer's Matt Gelb takes your questions about the Phillies in a live chat at noon Tuesday. Read more

Moyer allows 5 runs in B game

Monday, March 15, 2010, 2:25 PM
This comes from esteemed Inquirer baseball writer Bob Brookover, who spent the morning at the Phillies' B game against Toronto. DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Jamie Moyer started the ‘B’ game this morning at Dunedin Stadium, but got a heavy dose of the Toronto Blue Jays’ ‘A’ lineup... Read more

Polanco leaves game with injury (with updates)

Monday, March 15, 2010, 1:51 PM
UPDATE (3:13 p.m.): BRADENTON, Fla. -- Placido Polanco lost the pop up in the sun and found the back of the pitcher's mound instead. And immediately after falling to the ground, he was concerned. "When it first happened, you really get scared," Polanco said. "You don't know what's happening... Read more

About that rumor

Monday, March 15, 2010, 9:31 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- For an idea of how serious Ryan Howard and the Phillies are taking the ESPN report that the team has had internal discussions about proposing a Howard for Albert Pujols trade to St. Louis, we present this scene: As Howard discussed the rumor with reporters this morning, Shane Victorino... Read more

Romero being sued for alleged altercation

Saturday, March 13, 2010, 9:55 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- J.C. Romero is being sued by the Florida man who accused Romero of striking him after a game at Tropicana Field last season. Robert Eaton, 26, of New Port Richey, has filed a lawsuit in Pinellas County, claiming that Romero caused him serious and permanent injury on June 25, 2009... Read more

Mathieson among first cuts

Saturday, March 13, 2010, 9:32 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- A small surprise this morning in Phillies camp: Scott Mathieson, who was looking to fill one of the final bullpen spots, was among the first players reassigned to minor league camp today. Mathieson, who has had two Tommy John surgeries, was a feel-good story coming into camp. During... Read more

Taking a stab at the opening day roster

Friday, March 12, 2010, 1:15 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Three weeks from today, the Phillies will break camp here in Florida and travel north to Philadelphia for two final exhibition games with the Pirates at Citizens Bank Park. As we've said all spring, the majority of the Phillies roster was already decided before spring training... Read more

Both games rained out

Friday, March 12, 2010, 10:30 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Heavy rains have canceled both Phillies split squad games in Lakeland and Port Charlotte on Friday. They will not be made up. The Phillies' buses never left Bright House Field this morning as they waited for a decision on the games. After they were canceled, some Phillies players... Read more
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