Mar 282011
Phillies ace Roy Halladay

Phillies ace Roy Halladay is ready for Opening Day

March 28:

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Barfield, two others sent to minors

March 28 Camden Courier-Post:

“The Phillies took another step toward filling out their opening day roster Sunday, assigning three players to the minor leagues including infielder Josh Barfield. It appears only two roster spots remain up for grabs at this point,

Halladay ready for Opening Day start

March 28

“I’m ready. That’s the message veteran righthander Roy Halladay delivered yesterday after his final Grapefruit League outing of the spring yesterday. The defending NL Cy Young winner pitched three scoreless innings in a 6-1 victory over the Braves. In five starts this spring, Halladay went 4-0 with a 0.42 ERA,

Not even Hamels knows which Cole will show up when Phillies’ season begins

March 28 columnist Sam Donnellon:

Roy Halladay sampled his entire menu of pitches on the Atlanta Braves yesterday. He threw fastballs, curveballs, changed speeds and locations, looked just fine in his final three innings of spring training. Three days before, Cole Hamels, 7 years younger than Halladay, walked off the mound in Clearwater more than a little irked at himself,

Utley will bring plenty of questions north with him

March 28

“The tiny blue stepstool may have been added to the packing list for the Phillies equipment truck headed back to Philadelphia. It is, after all, one of the only ways Chase Utley has been capable of fielding ground balls this spring. Utley will come with the team, but his opening-day activity will be limited

Phillies, fans walking on air these days

March 28 columnist Bill Conlin:

“SHANE VICTORINO had been replaced in centerfield during a home exhibition game. A bunch of kids were frolicking in the grass outside the leftfield players’ entrance to the ballpark. One of the kids was a lot bigger than the others. It was the Flyin’ Hawaiian, rolling in the grass with the kids . . .

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