The Phillies Zone Archive: May, 2013

Phillies option Valdes; recall Rosenberg

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The Phillies optioned lefthander Raul Valdes to Lehigh Valley and called up righthander B.J. Rosenberg from the IronPigs. Valdes may have... Read more

Ryan Howard discusses his impressive run

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Ryan Howard knew what was coming so he made the first strike “Speed kills,” he said to the assembled media waiting to talk to... Read more

Game 42 – Looking for revenge against the Reds

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After getting swept three games last month in Cincinnati, the Phillies welcome the Reds for a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park. Cliff... Read more

Phillies say Halladay's surgery a success

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Roy Halladay's surgery Wednesday in Los Angeles was a success, the Phillies said in a statement Thursday afternoon. The veteran righthander... Read more

Game 41: Looking to even things up at home

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The Phillies are 19-21 overall and just 9-10 at Citizens Bank Park. They look to get to .500 at home with this afternoon’s second of... Read more

Phillies looking in all corners for potential upgrades

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While some on the outside look at the Phillies as old and on the downside, the team doesn’t perceive itself in that way. The Phillies... Read more

De Fratus enjoys pressurized situations

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It’s only been two batters, but they were formidable opponents in the most pressurized of situations and for now, Justin De Fratus is... Read more

Game 40: Looking for revenge

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The Phillies were outscored by Cleveland, 20-2 when they lost two road games two weeks ago and now they get a chance to host the Indians for... Read more

Kyle Kendrick has 10th-best ERA in National League

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PHOENIX — Seven more innings of two-run baseball lowered Kyle Kendrick's ERA to 2.47. That mark ranks 10th in the National League. Every... Read more

Without Mike Adams, Jonathan Papelbon carries bullpen load

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PHOENIX — Jonathan Papelbon walked to the bullpen in the sixth inning Sunday as he does every time the Phillies play. The night before... Read more