The Phillies Zone Archive: July, 2009

Rotation decisons loom

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It’s a good problem to have. That’s the baseball cliché about too much pitching depth, and it suddenly applies to the Phillies... Read more

Shane's bruise, Chad's back and David's juice

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A few quick items to pass along as I wait to board a flight. Tweeted this stuff, but hopefully some of you out there still spend a few minutes... Read more

Rotation decisions: Happ in, for now at least

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The addition of Cliff Lee and impending arrival of Pedro Martinez (he makes his second rehabilitation start tomorrow in Lehigh Valley, and... Read more

Sources: Phils agree to Lee trade

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Two sources with knowledge of the negotiations confirmed to the Inquirer that the Phillies have agreed to trade Lou Marson, Jason Donald, Carlos... Read more

Phils will scout Washburn, still talking to Jays

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Here's a dispatch from Jim Salibury, up in Seattle. The Inquirer has the Western time zone covered for you this week. Toronto GM J.P. Ricciardi... Read more

Drabek or Buchholz: Who would the Jays rather have?

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I called Ben Badler, an editor at Baseball America, asking for an independent take on some of the Phillies prospects who have been mentioned... Read more

Moyer makes an adjustment, trade updates

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The final version of my game story, where Jamie Moyer talks about an adjustment that he made before the fourth inning that reversed his night... Read more

Cleveland will scout at Reading, Lee deal remains a possibility

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Amid reports that the Phils-Jays talks are not going well—but keep in mind that the teams are mid-negotiation and their dynamic could... Read more

Halladay remains top choice, Lee Plan B

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There have been numerous reports on the back-and-forth between the Phils and Jays, enough to make your head spin. So here is what we know right... Read more

Pedro to make rehab start Sunday

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The Phillies have just confirmed what was expected, that Pedro Martinez will make his first rehab start Sunday for Clearwater at Bright House... Read more