The Phillies Zone Archive: March, 2013

Phillies option five to minor-league camp

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- The Phillies optioned five players to their minor-league complex Tuesday morning, trimming the number of players left in... Read more

Phillies chat with Bob Brookover

The Inquirer's Bob Brookover takes your Phillies questions in a live chat, beginning at 2 p.m. on Monday. On a mobile device? Click HERE to... Read more

Grape 16: Phillies at Astros

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Are we there yet? Sunday marks the halfway point of the 32-game Grapefruit League schedule. The Phillies are off Monday... Read more

Watch those tricycles, Charlie!

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. — It is a spring training tradition for the manager and some of his coaches to sit in lawn chairs next to the team's... Read more

Darin Ruf fine after being hit by pitch

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Darin Ruf's day was prematurely ended in the sixth inning Sunday when former Phillies prospect Jarred Cosart drilled... Read more

Morgan cherished big-league experience

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Adam Morgan, the first Phillies player to be reassigned to minor-league camp in this spring training, packed his belongings... Read more

Here comes Billmeyer out of the pen

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Little was said or written about Mick Billmeyer during his first nine seasons as a coach working out of the bullpen for... Read more

Grape 14: Phillies at Rays

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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Darin Ruf had his second two-hit game of the spring Thursday. His hitting is not what has concerned Phillies officials... Read more

Kevin Frandsen keeps hitting

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PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — No one is hitting for more power in Phillies camp than Kevin Frandsen, a backup infielder. Backup infielders are... Read more

Domonic Brown's hand suffers from high OBP

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PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — In more than half of Domonic Brown's 40 spring plate appearances, he has reached base. He singled two more times... Read more