The Philadelphia Phillies placed closer Jose Contreras on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday with a strained right elbow.
Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino left Saturday’s game against Houston with soreness in his left calf.
Phillies closer Brad Lidge is expected to miss three to six weeks while recovering from shoulder trouble. Philadelphia general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Tuesday that the right-handed reliever will not need surgery to fix the problem.
As the calendar gets ready to turn to April, and the Phillies get set to open the regular season, injuries have left the team with plenty of questions.
The 34-year-old right-hander was pulled on Thursday after giving up a home run and back-to-back walks in the ninth inning.
Chris is in Clearwater, FL at Phillies Spring Training. Today he talked to Manager Charlie Manuel, Outfielder John Mayberry and Closer Brad Lidge.
Joe Blanton threw seven strong innings, Carlos Ruiz hit a tie-breaking RBI single and the NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies won their 11th straight game, 3-2 over the New York Mets on Friday night.
Led by Joe Blanton’s 6 innings of 1 run ball, Phillies pitching led the way in another low scoring, 3-1 win over the Padres at Petco Park. Shane Victorino the offensive MVP, knocking in 2 […]
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This is a partial reprint from an earlier blog on July 26th updated halfway across the country that still applies. LAS VEGAS-The Phillies can have all the Roy Oswalts, all the Roy Halladays and all the […]
Don’t let the winning fool you, especially the last few games. The Phillies are climbing back into contention by feasting on sub par clubs that like to kick the ball around in the outfield and […]
A 1 hour and 39 minute rain delay did the Phils good, as they come out in the 7th, down 3-2, score 2 runs, and hold on to beat the Rockies 4-3. Closer Brad Lidge […]
Brian Schneider blasted a game-winning solo home run in the bottom of the 12th inning to lift the Phillies over the Reds, 4-3, in the opener of a four-game series. Jordan Smith (2-2), in his […]
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – Jamie Moyer allowed one run in eight strong innings and tied a dubious major league record in the process, helping the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 win over the Cleveland […]
Phillies opened their 3 game series with the Indians by getting a 2-1 win. Jamie Moyer pitched 8 innings allowing just 1 run on 2 hits on his way to earning his 8th win of […]