Feb 292012
 
Breaking Down the 2012 Phillies: Pitching - The Bullpen

If there is a place on the Phillies where they are loaded with Major League ready young players this is it. There are more arms than there are slots. Enough so that the Phillies could field two complete bullpens at the big league level if they so chose to. Last year Brad Lidge, Ryan Madson, [More…]

Sep 042011
 
Phillies Runaround: Killed by Marlins long balls; Blanton throws rehab inning; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Herndon, Phillies’ bullpen blows game vs. Marlins September 4 CSN Philly David Herndon’s streak of 13 straight scoreless appearances came to an end Saturday and as a result so did the Phillies‘ five-game winning streak.  Pitching for the first time [More…]

Sep 022011
 
Phillies Runaround: Complete sweep of Reds; Bastardo brilliant...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Phillies sweep Reds to reach best-ever mark September 2 MLB.com  The Phillies spent nearly a week in Cincinnati, an unusually long time to spend in any city in the middle of a baseball season.  The Phillies flew to Cincinnati on [More…]

Jun 212011
 
Phillies Runaround: Polanco leading All-Star vote at 3B, the offense, more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Polanco still the only Phillie leading all-star vote June 21 CSN Philly: The latest round of All-Star voting was released Monday and several Phillies are in position to make their way to Phoenix for the July 12 midsummer classic.  Third [More…]

Victorino up, Bastardo down

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Aug 132010
 
Victorino up, Bastardo down

August 13 Philadelphia Inquirer “Ross Gload’s right groin strain isn’t serious enough to make him the 16th Phillies player on the disabled list this season, but it still caused a few roster moves the team did not expect to make Thursday. Shane Victorino was about to leave for the ballpark Thursday afternoon – that is, [More…]

Aug 112010
 
Bastardo's detoured path winds back to Phillies

August 11 Philadelphia Daily News “At the onset of the season, the Phillies thought Antonio Bastardo had the potential to work his way toward the back of their bullpen, his explosive fastball and improving slider the type of pitches that coaches look for in late-innings relievers. Well, they still feel that way, as evidenced by [More…]

Aug 092010
 
Phillies option Mayberry Jr. to AAA, expected to call up Bastardo

by Justin Adkins The Phillies continue to play musical chairs with their roster, thanks either to the ravenous injury bug or the bullpen’s general ineffectiveness. In the latest round, the Phillies have sent outfielder John Mayberry Jr. back down to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. It’s expected that the Phillies are bringing up a pitcher, most likely lefty [More…]