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.
1yVance Worley tries to rebound after his rough outing last time out against Arizona's Cy Young Award contender Ian Kennedy in the rubber match of the series with the Diamondbacks.
1yThere are times when Phillies manager Charlie Manuel is questioned about his decisions. John Gonzalez explains that second-guessing the skipper makes no sense.
1yWilson Valdez proved once again the he can fill in nicely for the Phillies as the utility man helped the club earn a 9-2 victory over the Diamondbacks at Citizens Bank Park. By John R. Finger
1yPhillies catcher Carlos Ruiz is not in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against Arizona after taking a foul ball behind the plate against the Diamondbacks in their 3-2 loss. By John R. Finger
1yFollowing a tough defeat to the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night, Cliff Lee takes the mound tonight as the Phils try to end Arizona's seven-game winning streak.
1yThe Braves pulled out another last at-bat win on Martin Prado's two-out single in the 11th inning Tuesday night.
1yThe Phillies were ahead late behind a strong effort from Roy Halladay before Arizona staged a ninth-inning comeback to hand them a 3-2 defeat at Citizens Bank Park. By Dave Zangaro
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.