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Archive: August, 2009

Myers start delayed

Saturday, August 15, 2009, 12:51 PM
Just heard that Brett Myers' scheduled first rehab start tonight was cancelled because the pitcher was struck in the eye by a ball while playing catch with his four-year-old son Kolt. That's all we know right now, but we're expecting more infor from Ruben Amaro today. Read more

Myers: I lied "because I felt like an idiot"

Saturday, August 15, 2009, 3:50 PM
Okay, we were just informed by Ruben Amaro via Phillies spokesman Kevin Gregg that Brett Myers has changed his story about how he hurt his eye. Myers initially informed the team that a ball hit him in the face during a game of catch with his four-year-old son. Here's what Gregg said a few minutes... Read more

Source: Phils will visit Fenway, Yankee Stadium, Toronto in 2010

Thursday, August 13, 2009, 9:02 PM
Not that you were thinking about this on an August night after the Phils swept the Cubbies and Beergate continues to rivet the nation, but I thought it was of interest nonetheless. Though the official 2010 Major League Baseball schedule will not be released until leater this season, I’m hearing... Read more

Man turns self in to police in Victorino incident

Thursday, August 13, 2009, 7:18 PM
An unidentified man has turned himself in to Chicago police in connection with the Shane Victorino incident, according to a police spokesman. A fan threw a beer and plastic cup on the Phils outfielder during Wednesday night’s game, and Victorino filed a complaint today. “We are talking... Read more

With Moyer, it's not about the money

Wednesday, August 12, 2009, 4:25 PM
To address one of the issues floating around the Moyersphere in the wake of his angry comments yesterday, yes, his contract is laden with incentives based on innings-pitched and appearanced. But no, the team was not likely in any way influenced by money when it decided to bump Moyer out of the rotation... Read more

Moyer says Phils "misled" him, Phils respond

Tuesday, August 11, 2009, 7:01 PM
I was on the radio before the clubhouse opened and was asked if Moyer would criticize the team for moving him to the bullpen. I said no, Jamie Moyer might be privately grousing, but he is way to savvy and protective of his own image to rip the team in public. I was very, very, wrong. Here's a more... Read more

Moyer mad about benching

Tuesday, August 11, 2009, 5:50 PM
CHICAGO — Phillies veteran pitcher Jamie Moyer is not happy about his demotion from the starting rotation as the Phillies prepared to play the Cubs tonight at Wrigley Field. “I’m really not happy with this decision that the Phillies have made,” Moyer said. “I will take... Read more

Pedro starts Wednesday, Moyer to pen

Monday, August 10, 2009, 4:52 PM
The Phillies have announced that Pedro Martinez will start Wednesday. They have also told Jamie Moyer that he will be headed to the bullpen. Though the team has long maintained that Moyer's stuff was not suited for a relief role, Happ's recent dominance left them with little choice but to make this... Read more

Romero suffers setback

Saturday, August 8, 2009, 4:55 PM
Good news for Chad Durbin, not so much for J.C. Romero and Clay Condrey. Durbin (back) will make his final rehab appearance tomorrow in Lehigh Valley; he is at the Bank today said he felt good ready to go. According to Charlie Manuel, Romero (forearm strain) suffered a setback during a rehab game... Read more

Happ to stay in rotation

Thursday, August 6, 2009, 3:14 PM
From Ray Parrillo, live at the ballpark Thursday: In the debate over whether or not J.A. Happ should remain in the Phillies rotation when Pedro Martinez is deemed ready, the rookie lefthander couldn’t have stated his case more strongly with his complete-game, four-hit shutout of the heavy-hitting... Read more
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