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Archive: September, 2009

Utley hurts foot, x-rays show no fracture

Saturday, September 5, 2009, 5:24 PM
This is not good news for the Phillies, but it could have been worse. When Chase Utley fouled a ball off of his right foot in the third inning of Friday’s game, he reacted in characteristic fashion, telling no one how badly it hurt. After the game, though, the pain and swelling were enough to... Read more

Myers activated; another setback for Condrey

Friday, September 4, 2009, 4:02 PM
Howdy from Houston. As expected, Brett Myers was activated today (Joe Bisenius was outrighted to Lehigh Valey to make room on the 40-man roster). More newsworthy, Clay Codrey's rehab assignment has been put on hold because the reliever experienced yet another setback in that slow-to-heal oblique muscle... Read more

Phillies add catcher Hoover

Wednesday, September 2, 2009, 11:10 PM
One the heels of a shutout loss, the Phillies have begun a major shakeup, summoning catcher Paul Hoover from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Okay, it's not a major shake-up. It's a September callup of a 33-year-old veteran who batted .253 with 1 home run in 73 games this season. Just a routine move to add... Read more

Drabek, Taylor named Phils minor leaguers of year

Wednesday, September 2, 2009, 3:03 PM
The Phillies announced today that RHP Kyle Drabek and outfielder Michael Taylor will receive the Paul Owens Award for the best pitcher and player in the Phillies minor league system for 2009. They will receive their awards during a pre-game presentation on Tuesday, September 15, when the Phillies... Read more
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