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Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training Workout Session

BLOG: Short Handed Phillies Losing Two More

The Phillies continue to lose games and players. Now the already short handed team will lose two more.


(Joe Blanton pitching earlier this month.  AP photo)

Phillies Say Blanton May Be Put On DL

Ruben Amaro Jr., the Phillies’ general manager, was a guest this morning on KYW Newsradio, the day after the Phillies lost for the fifth time in six games: 7-1, to the Rockies.


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Jair Jurrjens, Braves Beat Phillies, 5-3

Martin Prado homered and drove in three runs, Jair Jurrjens took a perfect game into the sixth and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 on Saturday.


Blanton, Phillies Turn 4 DPs To Beat Marlins 6-4

The Philadelphia Phillies turned four double plays behind Joe Blanton, who came off the disabled list to pitch five innings and earn his first victory of the season by helping to beat the Florida Marlins 6-4 on Monday night.


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Phillies Place Ruiz On Disabled List

The Philadelphia Phillies placed catcher Carlos Ruiz on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday because of inflammation in his back.


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Phillies Put RHP Joe Blanton On DL With Elbow Injury

The Philadelphia Phillies have put right-hander Joe Blanton on the 15-day disabled list with an elbow injury.


Pitcher Joe Blanton

Blanton Roughed Up By Nationals, Phils Lose 7-4

Joe Blanton has been designated “the other guy” amid the Philadelphia Phillies’ star-studded quartet of starting pitchers, and so far this season, he hasn’t done anything to shed that label.


Howard, Polanco Lead Phillies Past Mets 10-7

Ryan Howard tied a career high with four hits and fell a triple short of the cycle, Ben Francisco also homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 10-7 Wednesday night after wasting a 7-0 lead.



Fans: Phillies Rotation Can’t Be Stopped By SI ‘Jinx’

The Phillies starting rotation is on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week, but Phillies fans do not believe that’ll jinx the 2011 season.



Phillies Lose To Yankees

Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning, leading the New York Yankees to an 8-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.


Raul Ibanez Philadelphia Phillies

Ibanez, Blanton Help Phillies Beat Blue Jays 13-7

Joe Blanton settled down after a shaky start, Raul Ibanez hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Toronto Blue Jays 13-7 on Tuesday.


New York Yankees v Philadelphia Phillies

Blanton Sharp In Phillies Loss To Yankees

Phillies starter Joe Blanton threw three hitless innings, but a two-run home run by Curtis Granderson in the fourth inning helped lift the Yankees to a 7-3 win on Sunday.


Philadelphia Phillies, from left, Roy Halladay, Joe Blanton, Cliff Lee, Roy Oswalt and Cole Hamels, take part in a joint news conference following their first spring training baseball workout, Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Fans Line Up For Phillies Single-Game Tickets

Phillies fans who want to see the pitching rotation in person have the chance to buy single-game tickets Thursday.


(Cole Hamels throws during Phillies' spring training baseball workouts on Monday in Clearwater, Fla.  AP photo)

Spring Training: Phillies Rotation Ready to Roll

On the first day of workouts for Phillies pitchers and catchers, the team’s vaunted starting rotation held a press conference to preview the upcoming season.


Colorado Rockies v Philadelphia Phillies, Game 1

Phillies Giving Fans Spring Fever

Fear not Phillies faithful — baseball is back. On Sunday, Cliff Lee and the rest of the pitching staff, along with the catchers, reported to Clearwater, marking the start of Spring Training and the first step in the Phils 2011 campaign.