Multiple sources are reporting John Maine had to get a cortisone shot in his shoulder on Thursday and could be out until the All-star Break. The Real Dirty Mets Blog will have more information as it becomes available.
The Rosters for the 2009 Futures Game on July 12th in St. Louis have been announced, and the National League East has 8 total representatives including 3 clubs with multiple. The players that are listed are below:
Yohan Flande LHP
Kyle Drabek RHP
Jennry Mejia RHP
Wilmer Flores SS
Mike Stanton OF
Luis Perez LHP
The Phillies were unsuccessful in their bid to win consecutive games since playing the Mets 2 weeks ago, as they fell to the Rays 7-1 in Tampa. Former long time Philly Pat “The Bat” Burrell hit a two-run homer in the 2nd that proved to be all the offense Tampa would need and got another [...]
According to the Philadelphia Daily News and Yahoo.com, Brad Lidge has said he is ready to return from the disabled list. He threw a scoreless inning in a rehab assignment on Tuesday night and hopes to be activated Wednesday. There is no official word on when he will be activated though. Check back for updates.
Phillies RP Clay Condrey is likely headed to the DL according to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com. Condrey has apparently been bothered by a strained left oblique and he would be the 3rd Phillies closer on the disabled list joining Eyre and Lidge. Condrey is 4-2 with a 3.71 ERA this season in 33 games. A [...]
There were only two games in the National League East on Monday June 22nd, as the Philadelphia Phillies, Florida Marlins and Washington Nationals had the night off. Here is the summary of the rest of the action:
Only hours after a barrage of roster moves for the NY Mets, a team which was barely recognizable took [...]
The Phillies will hope to end a 3 game skid tonight as the Baltimore Orioles travel to Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies(36-28, 1st in the NL East) have lost 5 of their last 6 since taking 2 of 3 to the Mets but still hold a 3 game lead in the division. The Orioles(29-37, 5th [...]
The Phillies lost their 2nd straight game and fourth in their last five, losing to the Toronto Blue Jays and Scott Richmond. Richmond(5-3) went 8 strong innings giving up only 1 run and fanning 11 batters while Jamie Moyer(4-6) was tagged for the loss in 6 innings while giving up 6 earned runs. Former Philly [...]