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Archive: July, 2008

Myers' Thoughts on Myers

Wednesday, July 2, 2008, 9:56 PM
Brett Myers spoke to reporters after tonight's start for triple-A Lehigh Valley. Here's just some of what he had to say, courtesy of Phil Sheridan: On the start: "I was throwing my split. I couldn't throw that for strikes too much, get guys to swing at it. I threw the curveball for strikeouts... Read more

Myers' Minor Debut

Wednesday, July 2, 2008, 8:37 PM
Brett Myers pitched tonight for triple-A Lehigh Valley and here's his line: 5 innings 5 hits 3 runs 3 earned runs 2 walks 6 strikeouts 1 wild pitch He threw 100 pitches, 60 for strikes. I'm not there so I can't say how he looked, but Phil Sheridan is in Allentown and he'll have a column in tomorrow's... Read more

Myers, Myers, Myers

Wednesday, July 2, 2008, 8:14 AM
Brett Myers knows he needs to get his mind straight because right now it's not. It hasn't been straight for some time. "I wasn't prepared to become a starter because my heart and my mind-set were still in the bullpen," Myers told The Inquirer's Jim Salisbury. "That's my fault." Myers... Read more

Trying to Find Themselves

Tuesday, July 1, 2008, 10:27 AM
Charlie Manuel isn't exactly sure what to think. His team is in first place, but his normally reliable offense has been in a three-week slump. His team has pitched well enough to win, but its biggest issues are Brett Myers and the reliability of Tom Gordon's right shoulder. "I think we're looking... Read more

Myers Optioned to Triple-A

Tuesday, July 1, 2008, 4:42 PM
Just when I think I have a handle on things ... The Phillies today optioned Brett Myers to triple-A Lehigh Valley, where he could make three to four starts for the IronPigs. He will start tomorrow night against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in Allentown. I definitely thought they would skip Myers' turn in... Read more
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