Examining Manuel: 4-12-2011

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Posted by Mike Frohwirth Joe Blanton is not exactly off to a great start. In Tuesday night's 7-4 loss to…

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Thanks For Playing, Mets

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Posted by Danielle Wilson This game was without a doubt the best of the Phillies-Mets series. Roy Halladay started this…

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An Open Letter to Ruben Amaro, Jr.

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Posted by Mike Frohwirth (The following email was sent to Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. after the Opening Day…

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Phillies’ Bench is Taking Shape

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Posted by Mike Frohwirth With the Phillies likely to start the season with a seven-man bullpen, they have room for…

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Phils add Luis Castillo in Smart Depth Move

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(Posted by Mike Frohwirth) Courtesy mlb.com The Phillies added another name to the 2B competition today, signing veteran Luis Castillo…

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New Phillies 2B Luis Castillo Late; Misses First Scheduled Start

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Posted by Frank Klose Courtesy aarongleeman.com Despite having only 10 days to prove himself worthy of being included on a…

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Phillies New 2B Luis Castillo Silences Critics; Displays Strong Character

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(Posted by Mike Frohwirth) When the Phillies announced the signing of former Mets 2B Luis Castillo to a minor league…

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Blessings in Disguise (and other Tales of the Absurd)

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(Posted by Mike Frohwirth) "If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised." -Winston Churchill The surgery on…

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Chad Qualls Has Been Designated For Assignment by Phillies

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It seems as if millions of prayers have been answered.  Chad Qualls has been designated for assignment. In a corresponding move,…

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Phillies Update: Wilson Valdez is Not Good. At All.

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Posted by Mike Frohwirth With the injuries to All-Star 2B Chase Utley, and AA-quality utility infielder Michael Martinez, there has…

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Yahoo Sports Lists Wilson Valdez on the Phillies Roster… As a Pitcher

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Posted by Frank Klose So, Yahoo already botched Hunter Pence's new uniform number.   Pence's player card has since been fixed….

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Double Win in Doubleheader for the Phillies

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Posted by Danielle Wilson     Courtesy of Len Redkoles/Getty Images After last night's 9-1 victory over the Marlins, the two teams…

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Ryan Madson Dreams of an All-Star Game Appearance

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Posted by Mike Frohwirth   Earlier this week, Phillies closer Ryan Madson made an interesting comment about a possible All-Star…

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Ross Gload Hurting? A Jim Thome Reunion Makes Sense

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Posted by Frank Klose Courtesy zimbio.com Ross Gload is hurting.   In today's Phillies Zone blog post by the Inquirer's Matt…

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May 25, 2011: The Craziest Phillies Game I’ve Ever Been To

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Posted by Stephen Gallo I’m not breaking any new ground with this post, Michael Baumann over at Phillies Nation wrote a…

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Phillies Defeat the Reds 5-4 in 19 Innings, Wilson Valdez Gets the Win

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Posted by Danielle Wilson Deja vu, Travid Wood vs. Roy Halladay. Remember that matchup from last season? Travis Wood threw…

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Chase Utley returns to the Phillies (tomorrow)

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Posted by Mike Frohwirth  The internets are alive with the news that second baseman Chase Utley is in Philadelphia, and…

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Cliff Lee silences Rangers’ bats, in 2-0 Phillies win

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Posted by Mike Frohwirth (Note: The following post is free of Rapture puns and/or references. If you crave such puns…

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Manager Charlie Manuel Dis-optimizes Phillies’ Lineup

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Posted by Mike Frohwirth On Saturday, we examined some possible courses of action that the Phillies could take, assuming that…

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Good News on the Injury Front for Phillies

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Posted by Mike Frohwirth The Twitterverse has been buzzing with Phillies news this weekend, almost all of it positive. Chase…

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