The Phillies Zone Archive: May, 2011

Brown will miss more time

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ATANTA -- Ben Francisco has three hits in 28 May at-bats. His last extra-base hit was 51 plate appearances ago, a double in the first inning... Read more

On Oswalt's fastball

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Maybe the expectations were just a tad bit unreasonable. In 16 days, Roy Oswalt did not pitch. His last start in Arizona... Read more

Oswalt still expected to start Tuesday

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ATLANTA -- Despite a not-so-stellar minor-league outing Thursday in Clearwater, Fla., Rich Dubee said Roy Oswalt is still expected to start... Read more

Rare production comes from 2B and C

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Charlie Manuel will often talk about his regulars needing to produce their career averages for the Phillies to succeed... Read more

Brown sits with sprained right thumb

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Top prospect Domonic Brown left Wednesday's game and sat out Thursday with triple-A Lehigh Valley due to a sprained right... Read more

Not your typical Florida State League game

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CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Dusty Wathan must feel like the most blessed manager in the history of the Florida State League. He'll field a Clearwater... Read more

Blanton still not 100 percent

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- It's hard what to exactly make of the situation surrounding Joe Blanton. Blanton says his right elbow is still cranky... Read more

Game 36: Save Cliff

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Last year it was Cole Hamels. This year, the whipping boy of the Phillies offense is Cliff Lee. The Phillies have scored... Read more

Savery, Ramirez are top minor-leaguers for April

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Two high-profile minor leaguers were honored by the Phillies as their best farmhands for the month of April. First... Read more

Utley to begin official rehab assignment

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- No more batting each inning and playing the field whenever Chase Utley chooses to. The freedom of extended spring training... Read more