Jul 172010
Polanco activated from DL; Castro released

by Justin Adkins The Phillies have announced that third baseman Placido Polanco has been activated from the Disabled List and will be available for today’s game. Polanco had been out for a few weeks with left elbow inflammation caused by bone spurs. On Polanco’s return, Charlie Manuel said, “It’s going to help a whole lot.  It’s going [More…]

Phils lose Utley 8 weeks, Polanco 3

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Jul 022010

July 2 Philadelphia Daily News “Boats motored languidly on the river in the distance and it felt like September football weather as Charlie Manuel sat on the dugout bench and let out a hearty laugh, making you almost forgot about the ominous storm cloud hovering over the Phillies’ season. A reporter had just asked about [More…]

Jul 012010

July 1 Philadelphia Daily News “The long-term prognoses for injured infielders Chase Utley (sprained thumb) and Placido Polanco (elbow soreness) remain uncertain, for the time being. Utley met with Philadelphia-based hand specialist Dr. Randall Culp yesterday, but the Phillies say they will not have any further information until he receives another opinion today from hand [More…]