The Phillies Zone Archive: May, 2009

Carpenter optioned, Escalona recalled

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Just a quickie after rain helped the Phils sweep tonight’s doubleheader. Andrew Carpenter was optioned back to Triple-A Lehigh Valley... Read more

Lidge earns a save, Utley back in the lineup, UPDATED RE: CAIRO

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Wow, whole lotta lefties on the dance floor for game two. Phils Rollins SS Utley 2b Ibanez LF Howard 1B Stairs RF Victorino CF Dobbs... Read more

Obama praises Phils' social engagement

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There will be a full story about the Phillies White House visit up on Philly.com soon, but I thought you might be hungry for a blog post on... Read more

Happ will start Saturday

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Just a bit of news first: Charlie Manuel announced after the game that J.A. Happ will start one of the two games Saturday. Before the game... Read more

Same funky lineup

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Same lineup as last night, against another lefty starter, former Phillie Randy Wolf. Phils Victorino CF Utley 2b Werth Rf Howard 1b Rollins... Read more

I wasn't supposed to be rooting for Werth to score, but I kinda couldn't help it

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You don’t have to be a Phillies fan. You can be a reporter who roots for no team but appreciates baseball, and think while watching Jayson... Read more

Rollins batting fifth

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Here' s the interesting lineup: Victorino CF Utley 2B Werth RF Howard 1B Rollins SS Ibanez LF Feliz 3b Ruiz C Park RHP Read more

Dobbs in lineup, Lidge says he's ok

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Good afternoon from Citizens Bank. Ah, the 3:40 start. Day games allow me to go out to dinner; night games give me time to sleep in. Fox games... Read more

Pitchers seeking answers

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There will be more on this in the paper, which you could kindly purchase in the morning , but here’s a bit more from Lidge this afternoon:... Read more

Obamarama redux

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The liberal elite media is reporting that the Phillies have rescheduled their White House visit for next Friday, May 15, from 11am to 1pm,... Read more