Sep 012011
 
Joe Blanton will make some minor league starts, could return to bullpen

Phillies starter Joe Blanton has spent most of the season dealing with what was termed an impingement in his right elbow, an injury that has kept him out since mid-May. Back in July it was reported that Blanton had some nerve damage in the elbow and would likely miss the season.  A couple weeks later, [More…]

Sep 012011
 
Lee shuts out Reds, closes out August with another masterful performance

This post-game quote from Phillies ace Cliff Lee pretty much defines him as a person and a pitcher: “It isn’t often you pitch 8 2/3 innings and not give up a run and somehow not feel good about it when it’s over,” he said. Despite utterly dominating the Cincinnati Reds for 8 2/3 innings, shutting [More…]