The Phillies Zone Archive: July, 2011

Lincecum scratched, Zito to start

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Forget all of the hubbub about a matchup against Tim Lincecum: The Giants ace has been scratched from tonight's start with flu-like symptoms... Read more

Game 102: The rematch

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Yesterday, the Giants were in Washington to celebrate their World Series victory on the White House lawn. Today, they return to Philadelphia... Read more

Oswalt and Polanco could be huge deadline additions

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The Phillies believe they are going to add a quality arm and a terrific right-handed bat to their roster in the near future regardless of what... Read more

Game 101: More of the same

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We noted a few remarkable statistics through the 100-game point in Monday's game story -- namely that the Phillies have the second-most wins... Read more

Game 100: Injury updates on three

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Roy Oswalt's return to the majors is drawing closer. The righthander threw another bullpen session before Sunday's game and is scheduled for... Read more

Ludwick a deadline piece again

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San Diego was in need of a hired hand. The Padres had a young, talented pitching staff in 2010, but needed an offense to match — well... Read more

Game 99: Howard sits

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What do Michael Morse, Todd Helton, Freddie Freeman, Gaby Sanchez, Daniel Murphy and Carlos Pena have in common? Well, they all have higher... Read more

Madson sharp in return to closer's role

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It was just like old times on Friday night. Ryan Madson took the ball from Cole Hamels in the ninth: grounder to second base, grounder to second... Read more

Mayberry gets the start at first

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Taking grounders during batting practice on Saturday was a taller, slimmer, younger Ryan Howard. Well, that’s not exactly fair. One’s... Read more

Padres' Adams just "wants to get outs."

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Mike Adams has been more effective this season, he’s just not sure why, exactly. The 6-foot-5, right-handed set-up man has a 1.20 ERA... Read more