Results matching “cliff lee”
Jun 20, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT
Cliff Lee is slowly making progress, but said that something is “still there” in his injured left elbow. The Phillies hope he can return by the All-Star break.
Jun 17, 2014, 11:02 PM EDT
Cliff Lee threw 20 fastballs off a mound on Tuesday. It was his first bullpen session since he landed on the disabled list with a flexor strain in his left elbow.
Jun 11, 2014, 10:18 PM EDT
Phillies ace Cliff Lee played a light game of catch on Wednesday. It was the first time he had picked up a baseball since landing on the disabled list in mid-May with an elbow strain.
Jun 10, 2014, 7:18 PM EDT
Finally a dose of hope for injured ace Cliff Lee. Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg told Matt Gelb at the Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday evening that the left-hander is nearly over the discomfort in his pitching elbow and “very close to picking up a ball.”
Jun 3, 2014, 10:51 AM EDT
For the second straight week Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee has been unable to begin a throwing program because of continued soreness in his elbow.
May 26, 2014, 8:14 PM EDT
Cliff Lee was placed on the disabled list last week with a Grade 1-2 strain of the flexor-pronator tendon in his elbow. He’s not close to rejoining the Phillies.
May 21, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT
In what qualifies as relatively good news considering they sent him for MRI exam, the Phillies have placed left-hander Cliff Lee on the disabled list with a flexor strain of his elbow.
May 20, 2014, 6:35 PM EDT
No pitcher is safe from the elbow injury epidemic. According to CSNPhilly.com’s Jim Salisbury, Phillies ace Cliff Lee underwent an MRI on his left elbow Tuesday after complaining of discomfort.
Apr 22, 2014, 9:23 AM EDT
The Phillies’ ace is back to his usual dominance.
Mar 31, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT
Cliff Lee, it turns out, just knows how to win.
Feb 23, 2014, 6:53 PM EDT
From MLB.com’s Anthony Castrovince on Twitter: Tidbit from #Phillies camp today: Somebody mailed Cliff Lee their fingernail clippings. The perks of celebrity. #FanNail — Anthony Castrovince (@castrovince) February 23, 2014 I’m not sure my reaction to this has an official onomatopoeia. Follow @CrashburnAlley
Dec 10, 2013, 9:21 AM EDT
If someone — anyone — has a clue what the Phillies’ grand plan is, I’d love to hear it. I’m sure anyone would: The Phillies have indicated to other teams they are ready and willing to talk about Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels in trades. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 10, 2013 I suppose that…
Sep 28, 2013, 6:05 PM EDT
Phillies starter Cliff Lee was the tough-luck loser last night against the Braves. The lefty allowed just one run — an eighth-inning Chris Johnson solo home run — in eight innings while striking out 13 and walking none. It was part of an historically-great month of September and an overall productive season in Phillies red…
Sep 27, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT
Phillies starter Cliff Lee shut out the Braves through seven innings tonight, but an equally-dominating performance by Braves starter Kris Medlen and an eighth-inning solo home run by Chris Johnson left him the tough-luck loser. Lee struck out 13, walked none, and allowed just three hits over eight innings, but the Phillies’ offense just couldn’t…
Sep 16, 2013, 11:14 PM EDT
Cliff Lee was a one-man gang in tonight’s 12-2 victory over the Marlins. In addition to allowing two runs over eight innings while striking out 14 batters, he went 3-for-4 and drove in a career-high four runs. My goodness. I’m not sure it’s possible to dominate a team more thoroughly than that. As for his…
Jul 31, 2013, 2:56 PM EDT
Trends don’t get much more clear than this: 2008: Won World Series 2009: Lost World Series 2010: Lost NLCS 2011: Lost NLDS 2012: Missed playoffs Now, that’s not entirely fair: the Phillies had their best records in that span in 2011 and 2010. But Charlie Manuel’s team has dropped off severely since then. In 2012,…
Jul 31, 2013, 11:33 AM EDT
It seemed pretty obvious that the potential suitor with the most to send back to Philly in exchange for Cliff Lee was the Red Sox, and now that they’re no longer in need of a starting pitcher, Ruben Amaro is no longer looking to deal his ace: Cliff Lee is not getting traded today according…
Jul 30, 2013, 2:55 PM EDT
Cliff Lee is pretty terrific. He’s currently 10-4 with a 3.05 ERA. He’s on pace for a sixth straight season of 200 innings pitched, and his worst ERA in that span is a 3.22 mark. Since 2008, he has the second best ERA+ or anyone to throw 500 innings, coming in a bit behind Clayton…
Jul 30, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT
I remain skeptical that the Phillies will actually trade Cliff Lee, but it could happen. If it does, it’s gonna take a lot. One report from Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe is that it will take top infield prospect Xander Bogaerts: From every indication Phillies won’t settle for anything less than Bogaerts at the head…
Jul 29, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT
Jon Heyman reports that Ruben Amaro is telling other GMs that it will take their “three or four best prospects” to land Cliff Lee “plus you’d have to take all the money.” That’s an insane price, of course. No one trades the top four of their prospect list for a guy owed between $50-75 million (depending…
Jul 26, 2013, 7:58 PM EDT
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. told Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com on Friday afternoon that he is open to trade offers for a range of Phillies players, including left-handed starter Cliff Lee. But that specific situation just got a bit complicated. According to Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Lee has been scratched from his…
Jun 29, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT
In a piece posted last night, ESPN’s Christina Kahrl notes that lefties Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers and Cliff Lee of the Phillies are on pace for historically-great seasons, using Wins Above Replacement from Baseball Reference: 3. Just one pitcher in 10 years has produced a season worth 9.0 WAR or better And that would be…
Jun 14, 2013, 4:53 PM EDT
Cliff Lee‘s postgame interview last night is being spun by some as him wanting out of Philly, but even if that were the case, Ruben Amaro does not sound at all inclined to do it. Talking to Jayson Stark of ESPN, Amaro makes it clear — for the second time this week — that he…
Jun 14, 2013, 8:23 AM EDT
Cliff Lee pitched great again yesterday and people are starting to speculate about whether the Phillies will shop him before the trade deadline. For his part, Lee says he wants to win. From Jim Salisbury at CSNPhilly.com: Q: With the current makeup of this team, do you think it can be a playoff team? A:…
Jun 8, 2013, 12:51 AM EDT
Cliff Lee, though understated, is a character. He famously shrugged off making an important catch in the first game of the 2009 World Series. He never looks more excited than when he’s in the batter’s box and subsequently able to run the bases. You can add retrieving food from the stands to the list. While…
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