The Phillies Zone Archive: September, 2009

Scenes from the clincher

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Well, I can’t leave the press box before giving you a little color and some information on a bog night for the Phillies, though I won’t... Read more

Myers available to pitch tonight

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There is a playoff feel at the Bank tonight, with crisp weather, a thick crowd of reporters and rolled-up plastic lining the walls in the Phillies... Read more

Anatomy of Madson's save

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“I don’t have a good change-up today,” Ryan Madson told his catcher, Paul Bako, when he entered the game with one on and... Read more

Is Happ to pen a good idea?

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Charlie Manuel did not raise the possibility of re-assigning J.A. Happ to the bullpen. To be fair, the manager was asked. But after... Read more

Manuel says Happ could go to bullpen

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The most interesting event tonight came in Charlie Manuel's office after the game, when he went further than ever about the idea of shifting... Read more

Bullpen changes coming?

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Brad Lidge, Ryan Madson and injuries have turned late-inning relief into the Phillies primary concern. Before tonight's game, manager Charlie... Read more

Myers headed to Miami; Phils adjust rotation UPDATED

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UPDATED 8:20PM: Brett Myers boarded an airplane to South Florida last night, ready to re-join the Phillies today and hoping to pitch by early... Read more

Achy Pedro: "Not too good"

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Pedro Martinez rode a stationary bicycle for about 40 minutes this morning, walked to his locker and rubbed his neck. “Not too good... Read more

Brett Myers has possible shoulder strain

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Wondering why Brett Myers had not pitched since Sept. 12? He has a possible shoulder strain. Here’s Ruben Amaro Jr.: a few minutes ago: “He’s... Read more

Eyre, Romero, Happ, Ruiz updates

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Lotsa news today on those aching lefties, and the catcher you like to call Chooch. J.C Romero threw a bullpen session, and afterward was told... Read more