Aug 222011
 
Phillies Runaround: Blow two saves, lose game; Rollins to DL with strained groin; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Another rain delay, another blown save in Phillies loss to Nationals August 22 Philly.com With one strike to go Sunday, the visiting fans that commandeered Nationals Park roared as the Phillies players and coaches perked up in the dugout. The [More…]

Aug 042011
 
Phillies Runaround: Sweep Rockies; Oswalt back Sunday; Lidge looks good...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Phillies sweep Rockies, head for Giant rematch August 4 CSN Philly columnist: Jim Salisbury Ryan Madson was excused from Wednesday’s game to be with his wife as she prepared to give birth in Los Angeles. The Phillies kept this news under [More…]

Jul 262011
 
Phillies Runaround: Padres smack Lee; Lidge; Polanco; Giants; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Lee voices frustration in being pulled after 4 innings in 5-4 loss to Padres July 26 Allentown Morning Call Cliff Lee wanted a chance to redeem himself, a chance to show everyone he could bounce back and hold the Padres [More…]

Feb 212011
 
Phillies Runaround: 02.21.11; Lee's side, Gillick, Lidge, Ibanez, more...

February 21: Philadelphia Phillies news and stories from around the web… Lee said to be “100 percent” after experiencing soreness in side February 21 Philadelphia Inquirer: “A few weeks before lefthander Cliff Lee reported to spring training, he notified the Phillies that he had soreness under his left armpit, and after examination by team physician [More…]

Oct 162010
 
Bullpens will figure into NLCS outcome at some point

October 16 Philadelphia Daily News: NONE OF THE other sports does lyrical the way that baseball does lyrical, and in a world that is a lot more Kanye than Keats, there is still nothing quite like the Ode to the Pitchers Battle. The number of words that have been committed to describing the beautiful tension [More…]

For Lidge, confidence is high

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Oct 052010
 
For Lidge, confidence is high

October 5 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The photograph may be the most iconic in the 127 years since the Phillies first pulled on what now seem like unreasonable facsimiles of baseball gloves. Brad Lidge on his knees, both arms thrust toward the sky in a classic hallelujah pose, welcoming teammates and an entire city of delirious Phillies [More…]

Sep 212010
 
Lidge getting to be dependable again for Phillies

September 21 Philadelphia Daily News: “JUST PASSING out rally towels doesn’t automatically create a playoff atmosphere, not even if the schedule has thoughtfully matched the top two teams in the National League East, with the season boiled down to a 2-week sprint, another sellout crowd and a full set of postseason implications ranging from winning [More…]