The Good Phight "Four years ago, it was announced that Chase Utley would be too hurt or handsome or something to be the Phillies' Opening Day second baseman. Utley's health had become a seasonal concern every spring for the past few years, but his absence would hardly be the worst thing to occur in 2012...." January 14
Freddy Galvis suffered a broken left collarbone on Sunday at Lehigh Valley. He will be out 6 to 8 weeks.
Hardball Talk "While transactions involving utlilitymen aren’t the biggest deal, Freddy Galvis is a more famous than usual utilityman. And, given the age of the Phillies, he’s more important for spelling/pinch running purposes than a lot of other teams’ bench dudes might be. But he has started the season as a..." May 09
Hardball Talk "Freddy Galvis is off the disabled list and back on the Phillies’ active roster after being sidelined since the middle of spring training with a staph infection in his knee. Galvis had an abscess removed from his left knee on March 19 and was supposed to return to action a few days later, but it..." April 11
Freddy Galvis is in the hospital with a staph infection. He is expected to open the season on the DL.
Philly.com "Only one team in the National League has hit fewer home runs than the Phillies and San Diego Padres – the Miami Marlins – but on Wednesday night in South Philly the two light-hitting lineups took advantage of the balmy conditions at home run-friendly Citizens Bank Park and had and ol’ fashioned..." September 12
CSN Philly "You might be wondering why the Phillies acquired a 38-year-old infielder who is hitting .053 (2 for 38) on Thursday. Freddy Galvis is the reason the Phils picked up John McDonald from the Cleveland Indians in a trade for a player to be named later. Galvis’ playing time has shrunk recently --..." June 28
CSN Philly "Freddy Galvis projects as a regular shortstop or second baseman in the major leagues but will open the season as a utility man on the Phillies’ roster. He will be the primary backup at shortstop, second base and third. Team officials want to make sure he gets enough at-bats to continue his..." March 27