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The Phillies Zone Archive: August, 2008
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A Must Win
Sun, Aug 31, 2008, 12:02 PM
You will hear plenty about how every game is important the rest of season, and you will hear that because it is true. But if every game is...
Four September Call Ups
Sun, Aug 31, 2008, 6:23 PM
The Phillies can expand their rosters tomorrow, and so far they have called up four player from their farm system: Pitcher J.A. Happ. Outfielder...
Sat, Aug 30, 2008, 4:43 PM
The Phillies have released triple-A Lehigh Valley righthander Kris Benson. The Phillies signed Benson to a minor-league contract in Februrary...
Phillies Lose, Stairs Arrives, Computer Woes
Sat, Aug 30, 2008, 3:54 PM
OK, I'm late posting today because I had no power on the Dell. In fact, I had to run to Best Buy on Clark Street to find a new power supply...
One Ugly Loss
Fri, Aug 29, 2008, 11:29 AM
Last night's 6-4 loss to the Cubs might have been the worst loss of the season: 1. It was the first game of a four-game series against a team...
Stairs to Phils
Fri, Aug 29, 2008, 11:17 AM
Fox Sports reports that the Phillies have acquired Matt Stairs from the Toronto Blue Jays for a minor leaguer. The Phillies got the lefthanded...
Castro Up, Carpenter Down
Thu, Aug 28, 2008, 12:27 PM
The Phillies have recalled lefthander Fabio Castro from triple-A Lehigh Valley and have optioned righthander Drew Carpenter, who made his big-league...
Thin Pen = Tough Loss
Thu, Aug 28, 2008, 7:25 AM
Charlie Manuel is concerned about his bullpen. That's why J.C. Romero, Chad Durbin, Ryan Madson and Clay Condrey were unavailable to pitch...
Is it 2007 Again?
Wed, Aug 27, 2008, 9:13 AM
Wow. That felt familiar. Last night's 8-7 victory in 13 innings over the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park felt a lot like 2007. The Mets...
Carpenter Up, Tracy Down
Wed, Aug 27, 2008, 6:31 PM
The Phillies purchased the contract of righthander Drew Carpenter from double-A Reading and designated infielder Andy Tracy for assignment to...