The Phillies Zone Archive: May, 2010

Figueroa DFAed; slumping Werth breaks silence

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ATLANTA -- Nelson Figueroa pitched four times in May and went 18 days in between appearances at one point. But he said Charlie Manuel was always... Read more

Why did Charlie drop Cliff Lee's name?

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- They scored. They stole bases. They won. Finally. OK, there was one reason for Charlie Manuel not to celebrate after... Read more

Polanco needs MRI

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — More than a month after being hit on the left elbow with a Tim Hudson pitch, Placido Polanco is still hurting.... Read more

A lineup shakeup

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Charlie Manuel wouldn't call it a shakeup. We will. The Phillies manager is giving Jayson Werth and Placido Polanco... Read more

No slide-stepping this issue

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The New York Mets stole seven bases without being caught during the first two games of their series with the Phillies at Citi Field. Four... Read more

Here's something about nothing

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Forty-five minutes after it was over, Ryan Howard dressed and declined comment in a most fitting manner. "I got nothing for you today... Read more

Amaro: No timetable for Happ

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NEW YORK -- If it seems like lefthander J.A. Happ (left forearm strain) has been taking merely baby steps toward a return to the Phillies'... Read more

The latest problem: Ruiz's shoulder

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NEW YORK -- For five weeks, Carlos Ruiz's right shoulder hasn't felt like it should. The catcher said he first felt pain when the Phillies... Read more

Five Phillies lead early All-Star voting

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Major League Baseball just released its first voting tallies for National League All-Stars and the Phillies are represented well. Second baseman... Read more

Dickey follows Wakefield's advice vs. Phillies

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NEW YORK -- On his way to the ballpark Tuesday, R.A Dickey called Tim Wakefield. The knuckleball fraternity is small in baseball. And with... Read more