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Archive: April, 2010

A warning from Charlie

Thursday, April 15, 2010, 4:14 PM
An interesting leftover from Phillies manager Charlie Manuel's talk with reporters Wednesday night: Manuel was asked about the hot start the Phillies are on. Instead of saying how great it is and everything, Manuel dipped into his story bank to issue a warning: Things can change quickly. Very quickly... Read more

Rollins to DL, Valdez up from Lehigh Valley

Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 2:14 PM
Jimmy Rollins, as expected, was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Phillies Wednesday because of the strained right calf he suffered running wind sprints before Monday's home opener. The Phillies have replaced Rollins on the roster by purchasing the contract of infielder Wilson Valdez from... Read more

2 p.m. Thursday: Live Phillies chat

Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 9:52 PM
Join Matt Gelb for a live Phillies chat Thursday at 2 p.m. before the Phillies take on the Nationals from Citizens Bank Park. Read more

Rollins learned importance of caution

Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 6:25 PM
Shortstop Jimmy Rollins said he learned a lesson from the first serious injury he suffered early in 2008, so he wasn't going to make the same mistake again with the strained right calf he suffered before Monday's season opener. "I went through it a couple of years ago, going back and forth... Read more

The morning after: So now what?

Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 9:17 AM
When Greg Dobbs went into the Phillies clubhouse during Monday's game to prepare for a possible pinch hitting appearance in the later innings, he saw shortstop Jimmy Rollins at his locker, a few stalls down. Dobbs, who went through a painful and costly calf injury of his own for the entire 2009 season... Read more

Phillies hold off on DL decision for Rollins

Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 7:09 PM
Jimmy Rollins has a strained right calf that has required him to be placed in a protective boot, but Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro said the team will not make a decision on the shortstop's status until Wednesday. Rollins suffered the injury during warmups before Monday's home opener against... Read more

Rollins scratched with right calf strain

Monday, April 12, 2010, 3:38 PM
Jimmy Rollins was introduced as the leadoff hitter and starting shortstop in pregame ceremonies but did not take the field with the rest of the team when the game against the Washington Nationals began. Phillies officials say Rollins strained his right calf during pregame warmups. Juan Castro started... Read more

Howard sought Bonds' advice

Monday, April 12, 2010, 3:05 PM
For 22 seasons, Barry Bonds tortured the Phillies, hitting .313 with 64 home runs and 155 RBIs in a combined 230 games with Pittsbugh and San Francisco Now, the controversial slugger might be finally helping the Phillies, thanks to the hitting instructions he gave to Ryan Howard over the winter. During... Read more

Amaro: Lidge is 'progressing'

Sunday, April 11, 2010, 2:03 PM
HOUSTON -- Lots of questions from readers about Brad Lidge this morning. He was shelled in a rehab outing at Clearwater on Saturday when he couldn't finish an inning before allowing four runs. It was his first appearance in a game situation since receiving a cortisone shot March 30. Today, Phillies... Read more

Schedule of events for home opener

Sunday, April 11, 2010, 10:28 AM
HOUSTON -- Good morning from Minute Maid Park, where a pair of aces named Roy will square off this afternoon for what is the first real good pitching matchup of this Phillies season. Meant to post this earlier in the week, but here is the schedule of events as provided by the Phillies for Monday's... Read more
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