Found May 22, 2013 on Buzz On Broad:
According to Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, Jr., Chase Utley will not be in the lineup tonight in Miami. The 2nd baseman reportedly felt burning and pain in his right ribcage following batting practice last night. Due to the sensitivity of a possible rib cage or oblique injury, the team is airing on the side of caution by sitting Utley. The MRI is scheduled tomorrow during the team's off day. Utley will be heading back to Philadelphia as the rest of his team leaves Florida to begin their weekend series with the Washington Nationals.

Utley injured again; out 2-4 weeks

The Philadelphia Phillies have placed five-time All-Star second baseman Chase Utley on the 15-day disabled list with an oblique strain. Utley could miss up to four weeks. The team will make a roster move before Friday's game at Washington. ''We do believe and hope that Chase will be ready to play in Philadelphia within 15 days,'' general manager Ruben Amaro...

Phillies fan at game with MacBook, iPad, iPhone

For some reason, this Philadelphia Phillies fan made the trek to Miami to watch his team take on the Marlins Wednesday night.But it looks like he had no interest in watching the actual game being played on the field, though. A person sitting behind this man sent in the photo to Deadspin with the following details:This guy has his MacBook, iPad, and iPhone in the front row at the...

Philadelphia Phillies storyline: Designing the red pinstripes for tomorrow

With the exception of two position players, there is a new squad being built by the Philadelphia Phillies around Domonic Brown. Three are on the parent club, three are at Triple-A Lehigh Valley, and two are with Single-A Lakewood. TAL’S HANDY CAPS WELCOME, NEWCOMERS: By design my articles represent a baseball man’s thinking, the view from the dugout and the GM’s box. Most...

Phillies RHP Mike Adams Disabled, C Humberto Quintero Recalled

The Philadelphia Phillies have had to place right-handed reliever Mike Adams on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained back. To take his place on the active roster the organization has recalled catcher Humberto Quintero from their Triple-A Lehigh Valley farm club. While Quintero will provide depth at catcher, Adams has no time-table for his return, but should be back before the...

Be Ashamed, Very Ashamed

Mike Adams - DL.Carlos Ruiz - DL.Ryan Howard - day-to-day, meaning he's DL bound.Roy Halladay - out indefinitely. Ben Revere's OPS - .569Runs Scored - 157 (27th)OPS - .682 (26th)ERA - 4.26 (22nd)Bullpen ERA - 4.63 (27th)From the Beat:*via TwitterRyan Lawerence - ... and they are 1-9 in games started by Cole Hamels. Todd Zolecki - Marlins on pace to finish 46-116. If this...

Doc or Schill?

The Phillies will pay tribute to the past later this summer, with Brad Lidge retiring in red pinstripes a day before Curt Schilling is inducted into the Wall of Fame. Schilling, the Phillies ace from 1992 until midway through the 2000 season, won three World Series rings after leaving Philadelphia but produced two of his best seasons here and provided long-lasting memories with his...

Cliff Lee tosses shutout against Marlins

credit: getty images Cliff Lee tossed a shutout as the Phillies defeated the Marlins 3-0 on Wednesday.Lee allowed just three hits and two walks while striking out five. Delmon Young hit his fourth home run of the season, and second in as many nights, in the fourth inning to give the Phillies and Lee an early lead. In the sixth inning Dominic Brown would triple driving Young in while...

Philadelphia Phillies: 2013 ERA for the MLB 5 at game 47

There are only a few elite aces in the majors like Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies. What west coast hurlers are in that group? TAL’S HANDY STATS WELCOME, NEWCOMERS: I will publish the 2013 ERA for both the NL East and the MLB 5 periodically. The number of games played by the Phillies is in the headline at the end. If you’re interested in checking out something different...

Hamels, Rollins responses show true selves

Jimmy Rollins told reporters he wasn't talking because "it's just a game." Cole Hamels didn't talk to the media as his frustration boiled over. Of the two responses, one shows part of what's wrong with the Phillies.

Mini Mart Back to the Bigs Michael Martinez has been recalled from Lehigh Valley to take the roster spot of Chase Utley, who hits the DL with an oblique strain. Yes, that Michael Martinez. No, we still will not see Darin Ruf, or even the young second baseman Cesar Hernandez, take the place of Utley. I thought we had seen the last of Martinez last season, but apparently not. As Corey Seidman so eloquently...

Mike Stutes Officially Added To Roster, Will Join Phillies In Washington, D.C.

The Phillies officially added right-handed reliever Mike Stutes to the Phillies active roster. The move comes one day after the team sent reliever Phillippe Aumont to AAA Lehigh Valley. Many speculated that it would be Stutes, coming off a hot streat at Lehigh Valley. Stutes had given up just one...

Cliff Lee Shuts Down Miami in 3-0 Victory

Philadelphia Phillies starter Cliff Lee pitched a complete-game shutout against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, giving the Phillies a 3-0 victory and the control of the four-game series at Miami.In nine scoreless innings, Lee surrendered just three hits (all singles) and struck out five batters along with three walks. Offensively, Lee would give himself some support by collecting...

Gameday: Phillies (22-24) at Marlins (13-33)

Philadelphia Phillies (22-24) at Miami Marlins (13-33) Cliff Lee (4-2, 2.83 ERA) v. Kevin Slowey (1-4, 3.44 ERA) TIME: 7:10, Marlins Park TV: MyPHL 17 Weather: 79, chance of showers, expect the roof up Media: Twitter and Facebook The Fightin’ Phils enter tonight’s game with a shot to win yet another series. The Phils are 2-0-3 in their last five series and have posted a record...

Ruben Don't Care Who You Want Up

Don't even think you'll see Asche.... Tonight at the IronPigs game, we saw Joe Savery, Mike Stutes, and Jake Diekman all throw scoreless innings in a 14-5 win. This prompted my buddy Drew to ask why these guys are down, and B.J. Rosenberg is up. I suppose the company line...

Notes From The Phillies’ 3-0 Win Over Miami

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