The Phillies Zone Archive: May, 2011

The game story that wasn't: Phillies lose in 10

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WRITER'S NOTE: We did this last season and a bunch of you enjoyed it, so we'll do it again. The real game story can be found here. For those... Read more

Game 49: The Utley maintenance program

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After two days of playing, Chase Utley will rest Wednesday. He is not in the lineup as the Phillies take on Reds lefthander Travis Wood, who... Read more

Contreras appears ready

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Only in the minor leagues would a Tuesday doubleheader begin at 10:35 a.m., but that's what is happening up in Hog Country today. Jose Contreras... Read more

Worley was tired

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It had been 20 days since Vance Worley had thrown more than three innings in a game and the 23-year-old rookie said that caught up to him Tuesday... Read more

Injury roundup: Contreras, Victorino, Gillies

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A significantly quieter pregame tonight. Only two TV cameras in attendance as opposed to the hundreds (OK, maybe I'm overestimating) that were... Read more

Game 47: The return of Utley

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In 46 games, Charlie Manuel used 30 different batting orders. With glee, he will use a 31st new one Monday because Chase Utley is added. But... Read more

Blanton to seek second opinion on elbow

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The Phillies are still unsure of the problems inside Joe Blanton's right elbow, and they are sending the pitcher for an ultrasound examination... Read more

UPDATE: Utley to be activated Monday

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UPDATE: Utley is officially back Monday. The Phillies optioned Pete Orr after Sunday's loss and will activate Utley before Monday's game. Also... Read more

Video: Phillies blanked at home

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Video: The Inquirer's Matt Gelb discusses the Phillies' loss to Texas and the scheduled return of Chase Utley. Have a question? Send it to... Read more

Gelb: Managing gone wrong

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Video: Matt Gelb discusses how Joe Blanton and Shane Victorino's injuries were handled, the search for offense and the series vs. Texas. Have... Read more