The Phillies Zone Archive: September, 2012

A thin pitching staff is Tyson Brummett's benefit

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MIAMI — Tyson Brummett last pitched in a game Aug. 31, and that was for triple-A Lehigh Valley. Since the minor-league season ended,... Read more

Phillies need a starting pitcher for Tuesday

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MIAMI — Long before Saturday's game, Tyler Cloyd spent five minutes playing catch at an empty Marlins Park with pitching coach Rich Dubee... Read more

Ryan Howard breaks toe; season over

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MIAMI — No one moment can better characterize this cursed Phillies season than Ryan Howard breaking his right big toe while standing... Read more

Chase Utley's experiment at third base is all but dead

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MIAMI — Chase Utley will no longer pursue a possible position switch to third base after Phillies officials deemed it impractical. Utley... Read more

Howard looks for Phillies to regain health & contender status in 2013

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If it is only that simple. Ryan Howard feels that a healthy season will enable the Phillies to return as serious playoff contenders. That’s... Read more

Game 156: The final 2012 game at Citizens Bank Park

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The Phillies are 40-40 at Citizens Bank Park and look to secure a winning season at home for the 11th consecutive season. Tonight is the home... Read more

Roy Halladay will start Saturday

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For nine minutes Wednesday, Rich Dubee watched Roy Halladay throw in the bullpen at Citizens Bank Park. He saw a "completely" different pitcher... Read more

Roy Halladay aiming for one final start in 2012

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There is one final start standing between Roy Halladay and a winter of adjustments. The 35-year-old ace will remodel his routine with hopes... Read more

Game 154: Darin Ruf makes first start

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Darin Ruf will make his first major-league start in left field, a sign the Phillies are willing to use the final nine games of the season for... Read more

Amaro: Halladay 'in position' to make next start

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The Phillies have not internally discussed a shutdown for Roy Halladay, who is "in position" to make his next start, Ruben Amaro Jr. said Monday... Read more