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  • Cliff Lee goes on 60-day DL, will try to avoid elbow surgery

    CLEARWATER, Fla. On each of the last two mornings when Phillies pitchers gathered to play catch, Cliff Lee was absent. The discomfort in his pitching elbow had progressively worsened, so the 36-year-old left-hander weighed his options. Late Monday...
  • Phillies place Cliff Lee on 60-day DL

    Phillies place Cliff Lee on 60-day DL
    Cliff Lee's season has been in jeopardy since the Phillies revealed the left-hander had elbow soreness March 8, which stemmed from a tear in his common flexor tendon. The same injury that forced Lee to go on the disabled list twice last year, eventually...
  • Phillies starting rotation still in flux approaching opening day

    CLEARWATER, Fla. With three weeks until opening day, the Phillies' starting rotation is still very much in flux. Cliff Lee is attempting to pitch through a tear in his elbow tendon and Aaron Harang has missed two of three scheduled Grapefruit League...
  • Rough week for star pitchers in spring training

    Cliff Lee's elbow. Marcus Stroman's knee. Lance Lynn's hip. Mike Minor's shoulder. It's been a tough week for some of baseball's best starters and there's a long way to go before opening day. Lee is trying to pitch for Philadelphia despite an injury...
  • Mike Sielski: Keeping Phillies' Cole Hamels healthy is more important than ever

    CLEARWATER, Fla. Cole Hamels does not look at Cliff Lee and see himself ... not yet anyway. He does not watch Lee have a soft catch with bullpen coach Rod Nichols, as Lee did Wednesday morning, and worry that he, too, will someday feel a twinge in his...
  • Hamels struggles with command in 3-2 Phillies win over Pirates

    Hamels struggles with command in 3-2 Phillies win over Pirates
    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Philadelphia left-hander Cole Hamels allowed Jordy Mercer's two-run home run in the third inning and the Phillies rallied in the sixth to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday. Making his second start of the spring,...
  • Marlins respond well to double dose of rival aces

    Marlins respond well to double dose of rival aces
    For the second consecutive game, the Marlins faced an elite right-hander from a National League East rival on Wednesday. Matt Harvey made his second his second start for the Mets since Tommy John surgery on his elbow. The day before the Marlins...
  • Cliff Lee to try to throw through torn flexor tendon

    CLEARWATER, Fla. Cliff Lee will attempt to pitch through the tendon tear in his elbow that limited him to 13 starts last season. Despite months of rest and rehabilitation, the problem resurfaced Friday. Lee is 36 and pitching on maybe the final...
  • Cliff Lee hopes to avoid surgery, will try to pitch

    Facing the possibility of surgery and a long road back to the mound, Cliff Lee is giving rehabilitation one more try. Lee will try to pitch for the Philadelphia Phillies through an elbow injury instead of having surgery that would end his season and...
  • Second opinion confirms Cliff Lee has tear in common flexor tendon

    Second opinion confirms Cliff Lee has tear in common flexor tendon
    Each of the past three days has brought a little more news about Cliff Lee’s left elbow, although, each day the outlook has become more grim. Tuesday’s update from general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. and head athletic trainer Scott Sheridan...
  • Fields, Martinez, Moya hit homers, Tigers beat Phillies 6-0

    Fields, Martinez, Moya hit homers, Tigers beat Phillies 6-0
    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Detroit pitcher Alfredo Simon showed off his slowest stuff in another sharp outing. Simon tossed three scoreless innings, Daniel Fields, J.D. Martinez and Steven Moya hit homers and the Detroit Tigers beat the...