The Phillies Zone Archive: March, 2012

Blanton takes another step

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Joe Blanton will judge progress on being able to throw a curveball without a sharp pain in his right elbow. (He threw... Read more

Amaro believes Contreras can be ready for opening day

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Jose Contreras cleared another hurdle in his bid to return from elbow surgery Friday morning. With catcher Brian Schneider... Read more

MRI shows Brown's thumb injury not serious

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Domonic Brown expects to return to action sometime next week after an MRI showed only inflammation in his sprained... Read more

Video: An up-and-down outing for Doc

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Video: Roy Halladay allowed two home runs, but still looked sharp. Matt Gelb checks in from Lakeland with more on Friday's win over the Tigers... Read more

Pitching schedule includes Willis, not Contreras

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — A day after Dontrelle Willis complained of arm soreness and Rich Dubee said the lefthander would be "checked out"... Read more

Singleton loving life after trade

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Jonathan Singleton leaned over the railing on the visitors dugout at Bright House Field and stared. The Phillies were... Read more

Garcia has surgery, De Fratus throws

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Phillies infielder Harold Garcia underwent microfracture surgery on his right knee Monday in Philadelphia and will... Read more

Unleash The Vanimal

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — And on the fifth day, The Vanimal started. Vance Worley is the last Phillies starter to make his spring debut. It'll... Read more

Romero talks about Braun's appeal

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JUPITER, Fla. -- Former Phillies reliever J.C. Romero was predictably one of the more interested spectators in the successful appeal of a 50-game... Read more

On Michael Martinez

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Ever since the Phillies traded away fan favorite Wilson Valdez, there has been a general cloud of angst regarding... Read more