November 29, 2011
Just a day ago, Vance Worley was dejected and didn't know what the final few days of the minor league season would hold for him. He had been pulled from his final scheduled start after just an inning, which could have signaled that he was headed for Philadelphia and a Monday start against the Florida Marlins. Instead, he was told the early exit was just to "keep their options open."
September 4, 2010
Scott Mathieson burst onto the scene in 2006, reaching the majors from Double-A. But just that quickly, he disappeared when not one, but two Tommy John surgeries seemed to derail his hopes for pitching in the majors. The good news is that Mathieson is on track and might be able to help the Phillies bullpen at some point.
May 26, 2010
Good teams need to be able to battle through injuries throughout the season. In the case of the Phillies, they've had plenty of injuries and have done well to find suitable replacements that have helped them stay on top in the National League East.
May 17, 2010