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Archive: May, 2012

Latest Phillies Win A Source Of Pride For Manuel

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 12:07 AM
NEW YORK -- It’s only one win in a long season, but manager Charlie Manuel seemed to be more pleased than usual following Wednesday’s 10-6 victory over the New York Mets at Citi Field Maybe because it was the way the Phillies won that pleased the manager. This was a game in which the Phillies... Read more

Halladay Gets Second Opinion on Shoulder

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 5:34 PM
NEW YORK — Pitcher Roy Halladay returned to the Phillies, and before Wednesday's series finale at Citi Field against the New York Mets, he received a second opinion on his shoulder from Mets team doctor David Altchek. Halladay, according to a team official, is expected to speak publicly about... Read more

Game 52: Still no Chooch

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 3:44 PM
NEW YORK -- For the third straight game, catcher Carlos Ruiz is not in the Phillies starting lineup due to a right hamstring strain. The Phillies have said on Tuesday that Ruiz doesn’t appear to be a DL candidate. The team has an off-day on Thursday before resuming Friday at Citizens Bank Park... Read more

Phillies starter Joe Blanton doesn't make excuses - or pitches

Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 11:56 PM
NEW YORK -- Give Joe Blanton points for honesty and subtract plenty for his recent pitching outings. Blanton says he’s healthy and that are no issues with his elbow. He says it’s his command that is the problem and it was demonstrated in Tuesday’s 6-3 loss to the New York Mets at... Read more

Game 51: Chooch still out against Mets

Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 4:05 PM
NEW YORK — Carlos Ruiz remains out of the Phillies' lineup for the second straight game with tightness in his right hamstring. Ruiz's absence is not surprising, since manager Charlie Manuel indicated after Monday’s 8-4 win over the New York Mets that Brian Schneider would likely start... Read more

Ruiz Out Of Today's Lineup

Monday, May 28, 2012, 11:36 AM
NEW YORK -- The Phillies have issued a new lineup for today’s game at Citi Field against the New York Mets. Catcher Carlos Ruiz, originally slated to hit cleanup, has been pulled due to right hamstring tightness. “We’re just being cautious with it,” said Phillies assistant... Read more

Halladay to have shoulder examined Tuesday

Monday, May 28, 2012, 10:55 AM
NEW YORK - A Phillies team official said that Roy Halladay will have his injured shoulder examined tomorrow, but the details are still being worked out. He has to wait until tomorrow because of the Memorial Day holiday. According to the team, it is not yet known whether Halladay will be examined... Read more

Phillies Original Lineup Had Ruiz Batting Cleanup

Monday, May 28, 2012, 10:16 AM
UPDATE NEW YORK -- With Carlos Ruiz pulled from the lineup due to right hamstring tightness, here is today's new lineup Here is the new lineup. 1.Jimmy Rollins, SS 2. Placido Polanco 3B 3. Hunter Pence, RF 4. Shane Victorino, CF 5. Ty Wigginton, 1B 6. John Mayberry Jr. LF 7. Freddy Galvis... Read more

Despite Injuries, Phillies Remain Positive

Monday, May 28, 2012, 8:34 PM
NEW YORK -- One injury after another could deflate a team, but if the Phillies are discouraged by so many of the walking wounded, they are doing a good job putting up a positive front. In trying to get the pulse of the team following the latest injury news, the players and Charlie Manuel insist they... Read more

Utley encouraged by progress

Sunday, May 27, 2012, 1:23 PM
ST. LOUIS -- Chase Utley said he sees progress as he continues his quest to return from the knee soreness that has delayed the start of his season for the second straight year. "Every day, it seems like it's getting a little bit better," the Phillies second baseman said Sunday morning before the Phillies'... Read more
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