The Phillies Zone Archive: July, 2012

Carlos Ruiz will catch R.A. Dickey's knuckleball

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Much was made whether R.A. Dickey would start Tuesday's All-Star Game because of the knuckleballer's story that has... Read more

Lisalverto Bonilla scratched from Futures Game

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KANSAS CITY — Fans hoping for a look Sunday at Lisalverto Bonilla, the hard-throwing Phillies righthanded reliever who has dominated... Read more

Plotting a new lineup

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Ryan Howard will see Phillies doctors Friday morning as a mere formality. The Phillies decided Thursday night their slugging first baseman... Read more

Halladay, Nix, Brown, Lee, oh my

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NEW YORK — Plenty of tidbits on this Thursday. Here they are: — Roy Halladay will throw a bullpen Saturday then likely head to... Read more

Game 84: Chase Utley sticks to plan

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NEW YORK — Even a game-tying, life-infusing blast Wednesday could not win Chase Utley a spot in the lineup Thursday. The Phillies said... Read more

Midseason prospecting

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NEW YORK — The score is 3-0 on Baseball America's midseason Top 50 prospects list; three former Phillies farmhands to zero current ones... Read more

Ryan Howard's progressions

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Ryan Howard has deliberately followed the plan, one that has called for careful and slow progressions. He has yet to play more than five innings... Read more

Amaro's delicate position

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ON A TRAIN — It's rare for Ruben Amaro Jr. to acknowledge a rumor, no matter how baseless it is. The recent reports of the Phillies general... Read more

Roy Halladay throws extended bullpen session

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NEW YORK — Roy Halladay took another step toward a return by throwing a 56-pitch bullpen session Tuesday. It was an extended one, meaning... Read more

Negotiating 101

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MIAMI — The Phillies have not traded Cole Hamels. They have not traded Shane Victorino, Joe Blanton, Hunter Pence, Ty Wigginton, Juan... Read more