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Archive: June, 2012

Contreras Continues Phillies Injury Frustration

Saturday, June 2, 2012, 12:54 AM
UPDATE (11:10 a.m): The Phillies have placed RHP Jose Contreras on the 15-day DL with a strained right elbow and recalled RHP Michael Schwimer from Lehigh Valley (AAA). - - - - - Ruben Amaro Jr. stood in the clubhouse, providing yet more details on another Phillie injury. It’s Amaro’s... Read more

Mayberry Pokes Fun At Game-Ending Catch

Saturday, June 2, 2012, 12:34 AM
John Mayberry Jr. took the wrong route but made the game-ending catch in center field that preserved the Phillies' 6-4 win over the Miami Marlins. Afterward, Mayberry was able to poke some fun at himself. “Perfect read, perfect route, perfect angle, perfect everything,” Mayberry quipped... Read more

Biddle named to Florida State League All-Star team

Friday, June 1, 2012, 9:01 AM
Jesse Biddle, the Phillies' 2010 first-round pick out of Germantown Friends School, has been named to the Florida State League All-Star team. Biddle, in his third professional season, is 2-2 with a 2.86 ERA in 10 starts for single-A Clearwater. Since starting 0-2 with a 5.71 ERA in four April starts... Read more

Game 53: Chooch in; Victorino out

Friday, June 1, 2012, 3:37 PM
Centerfielder Shane Victorino, who had started the Phillies first 52 games, was out of Friday’s lineup against the Miami Marlins after receiving a cortisone shot in his right hand earlier in the day. John Mayberry Jr. will start in place of Victorino. According to Victorino, the hand has been... Read more
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