The Phillies announced Thursday that second baseman Chase Utley will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique.
Just about two months into the season, the Phillies will finally get a chance to face the defending NL East champion Nationals this weekend.
1yRyan Madson and the Phillies took a two-run lead into the ninth inning, but Ryan Zimmerman blasted a walk-off grand slam to deal them an 8-4 defeat. By John R. Finger
1yWith the Phillies' starters taking the bulk of the work this season, the club's efficient bullpen is rested and ready for the stretch run. By John R. Finger
1yRoy Oswalt and the Phillies open up a three-game set in the nation's capital against Livan Hernandez, who has always been tough on Philadelphia.
1yJohn Mayberry Jr. has shown solid improvement throughout this season with the Phillies, but should he be an everyday player for the club? By John Gonzalez
1yDavid Herndon came in for Vance Worley after long rain delay and kept the Phils' momentum rolling in a 4-1 victory over Arizona to give the club 80 wins on the season. By John R. Finger
1yPhillies draft pick Larry Greene was introduced by the club on Thursday and got his first look at the city he hopes to call home as a major-leaguer one day. By John R. Finger
1yThe three-game suspension Shane Victorino received from the scuffle earlier this month in San Francisco has been reduced to two games.
THE GOOD PHIGHT
Tuesday vs. Cleveland, Roy Halladay allowed eight runs in an outing less than four innings for the first time since May 2000, also vs. the Indians.