May 252011
Phillies Runaround: Phils lose to Reds 6-3, Contreras returning, more...

Philadelphia Phillies news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article. Reds bust game open in ninth to defeat Phillies May 25 CSN Philly: A tired starting pitcher, a mistake on the bases, a misplay in the field, and, oh yeah, another offensive slowdown.  All of these conspired against the Phillies in [More…]

May 232011
Joe Blanton shut down for at least three weeks

Phillies right hander Joe Blanton, who has been dealing with what he calls a cranky elbow, is headed south for a date with renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. “We thought it was important to get another opinion,” said Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr., via Philly Sports Daily. That’s not a good sign considering Andrews is one of the [More…]

May 052011
Phillies Runaround 05.05.11: Defeat Nationals 7-4, Romero, Herndon, Oswalt, more...

May 5: Philadelphia Phillies news and stories from around the web.  Click the title for complete article… Worley looks like an ace in easy win May 5 Camden Courier-Post:  “Twice Vance Worley hopped off the mound thinking he’d thrown a fastball past Adam LaRoche for strike three. Each time, the pitch was called a ball. [More…]

Apr 302011
Phillies' Worley looks ace-like in dominating Mets

April 30 “Vance Worley wasn’t invited to all those “aces-only” photo shoots during spring training. Worley had to settle for becoming the ace of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Phillies’ triple-A affiliate in Allentown. He made the most of that lesser assignment, posting a 2.78 ERA in his four minor-league starts, assuring the Phillies [More…]

Oct 022010
Phils hurt Braves' chances with win in Atlanta

October 2 ATLANTA — The Phillies are helping turn the National League postseason picture into a mess. They beat the Braves at Turner Field on Saturday, 7-0. The victory improved the Phillies to 97-64, which is the first time they have won 97 games since 1993. But it also dropped the Braves into a [More…]

Sep 062010
Phillies Will Start Worley In Marlins Series Opener

September 6 Philadelphia Inquirer “Vance Worley will make his first major-league start Monday afternoon in the first game of the Phillies‘ day-night doubleheader against the Florida Marlins at Citizens Bank Park. Given the way Kyle Kendrick has struggled, Worley could make his second major-league start later this week if he performs well enough against the [More…]

Sep 042010
Phillies Notes: Worley may get call Monday

September 4 Philadelphia Inquirer “Before Friday’s game, Charlie Manuel said the team had not decided on a second starter for Monday’s doubleheader against Florida. “We don’t know exactly who it is yet,” he said. But hours later, a giant hint was dropped. Righthander Vance Worley started for triple-A Lehigh Valley and was removed after a [More…]