Writers Roundtable: Can Adams, Hamels, Ruf Help?

Question: The Phillies are currently 6-7, do you think they’ll stay around the .500-mark all season or will the return of guys like Mike Adams, Cole Hamels, and Darin Ruf make a real difference? Don McGettigan (@DonM409): The Phillies have done some unexpected things in the first two weeks of the season: leading the NL in On-Base Percentage, 2nd in the NL in Batting Average, 3rd...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies activate Mike Adams from DL

The Philadelphia Phillies have activated relief pitcher Mike Adams from the disabled list. In order to make room for Adams the Phillies sent Luis Garcia to Triple-A. Adams did not start the season with the Phillies after he had offeason shoulder and hernia surgeries. He made four rehab appearances prior to being activated. The Phillies will slide him in a relief role ahead of Jonathan...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adams to Return from DL, Torre Tells Amaro Call was Wrong

Phillies reliever Mike Adams told reporters on Monday that he will come off the disabled list on Tuesday. The 35-year old righty has yet to appear in a game with the Phillies after undergoing shoulder surgery this past off-season. Adams made a brief minor league rehab, stopping for three appearances in Clearwater, and one in Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Between the two stops, he pitched...
Via Phillies Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' Cole Hamels nearing final rehab start, while Mike Adams could be activated Monday

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Miami Marlins on Friday in the 10th inning with a walk-off home run by Jimmy Rollins. The 5-4 win improved the Phillies to 5-6 on the season. Giancarlo Stanton went 3-for-5 with two home runs for the Marlins. Chase Utley continued his hot start, going 2-for-4 with two doubles. Jonathan Pettibone started for the depleted Phillies' staff...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamels Tosses 6 Innings with Clearwater; Adams Takes Loss

Cole Hamels was sharp during his latest rehab start in Clearwater, tossing six innings and allowing just one run. He fanned six and did not walk a batter, throwing 67 pitches, 48 for strikes. If all goes well in his next rehab start, there is a chance he rejoins the Phillies as early as April 22 in Los Angeles. Mike Adams took the loss a Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Saturday. He allowed...
Via Phillies Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' Mike Adams could be cleared to return on Monday

The Philadelphia Phillies snapped a four-game losing streak last night with a 6-3 victory over the Miami Marlins. The win improved the Phillies to 4-6 on the season. Jake Diekman got the win in relief and Jonathan Papelbon recorded his second save. Chase Utley continued his hot hitting, going 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored. Marlon Byrd and Domonic Brown also had...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' Mike Adams and Freddy Galvis both close to returning

The Philadelphia Phillies' losing streak reach four last night with a 6-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. The Phillies dropped to 3-6 on the season, four games behind the Washington Nationals in the National League East. Chase Utley returned after missing two games due to the flu and went 2-for-4 to raise his average to .464 on the season. There is some good news on the injury...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What to make of the Phillies through 7 games

The Phillies have played 7 games, which is less than 5% of the 162 games that make up a baseball season. Cole Hamels has yet to pitch, Mike Adams is still rehabbing, the Phillies have played just three teams, enjoyed only a single home game, and “hitting season” is still about a month away. In other words, it is early...
Via PhilsBaseball
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries already affecting the Philadelphia Phillies

Hamels is the biggest loss for the Phillies this spring. It was bound to happen sooner or later.  Anyone who follows the Philadelphia Phillies knew that the team’s aging core would struggle with injuries.  After all, that is what happens when most of your starters are over the age of 30.  Except that out of the seven players that the Phillies will have on the disabled list at...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Adams Targets April 15th For His Return

According to Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Phillies relief pitcher Mike Adams threw 20 pitches in a minor league game and has targeted April 15th as his return. Adams is currently recovering from shoulder surgery. Adams signed a 2-year, $12 million dollar deal during the 2012 offseason and is set to earn $7 million this season. Signed to be the teams 8th inning shut down...
Via Phillies Nation
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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