This is the February 24, 2013 news archive. View today's Phillies rumors and news.
Doc's outing provides encouraging signs for PhilsMLB.com Feb 24, 2013Roy Halladay is far from ready for the 2013 season, but everybody seemed to be heartened by his effort in two innings in his Grapefruit League debut against the Tigers on Sunday. He allowed one hit, one run and struck out two in two innings -- with near…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 24, 2013The life of a catcher isn’t an easy one. We were reminded of that almost immediately on Saturday when Miami Marlins backstop Jeff Mathis suffered a broken collarbone after being 'clipped' by a foul tip off the bat of Matt Holliday. Ouch. Everybody knowsShare Tweetphilly.com Feb 24, 2013The Pirates reached an agreement with 41-year-old former Phillies pitcher Jose Contreras on a minor-league contract. Contreras is expected to report to camp on Sunday. The righthander is recovering from surgery on his right elbow and will be doing rehab…Share Tweet