Phillies Pitching

(Oswalt photo by Jamie Squire/ Getty Images, Lidge photo by Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

Phillies Decline Options For Oswalt and Lidge

Oswalt gets a $2 million buyout instead of $16 million next season. Lidge receives a $1.5 million buyout instead of $12.5 million next year.


(Pitcher Cole Hamels talks with pitching coach Rich Dubee, left, in the third inning of the Phillies' loss to the Mets, 7-1, on Tuesday night.  AP photo)

Early April, Yet Some Phillies Boo-Birds Already Roosting

It was opening night for the Phillies boobirds on Tueday night as starter Cole Hamels got an earful of displeasure from some of the fans at Citizens bank Park.


(Brad Lidge throws in the sixth inning of a Phillies preseason game on March 8th.  AP photo)

Brad Lidge Likely To Start Phillies’ Season On DL

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.