by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (5/22/2013) Phillies pitcher John Lannan is expected to throw to hitters for the first time May 29, as he continues to recover from a left knee injury at extended spring raining in Clearwater.
Lannan has been on the disabled list since April 18 with a strained quadriceps tendon and has been limited to bullpen sessions.
John Lannan completes bullpen session
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/18/2013) Phillies starting pitcher John Lannan, on the 15-day disabled list with a strained quadriceps tendon, completed a bullpen session at the team's spring training complex. Lannan is scheduled to throw another bullpen session Monday, according to Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/18/2013) The Phillies announced Thursday they placed starting pitcher John Lannan on the 15-day disabled list with a strained quadriceps tendon in his left knee. The Phillies haven't named a replacement in the rotation for Lannan, who is 0-1 with a 6.14 ERA through three starts.
Manager Charlie Manuel said Lannan could miss 6-8 weeks, according to MLB.com.
John Lannan dealing with sore knee
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (4/17/2013) Phillies starter John Lannan was dealing with a sore knee after Wednesday's start, according to CSNPhilly.com. Lannan lasted just 1 2/3 innings in the start, surrendering six earned runs and taking his first loss of the year.
Lannan's knee will be evaluated by the team Thursday.
John Lannan can't escape second inning
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (4/17/2013) Phillies starting pitcher John Lannan recorded just five outs Wednesday, giving up six earned runs on eight hits and one walk and taking his first loss of the season as the Phillies were blown out 11-2 by the Reds.
Lannan recorded quality starts in each of his first two outings but was unable to even complete the second inning Wednesday. He's scheduled to take on the Pirates at home Monday.
John Lannan remains winless
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (4/12/2013) Phillies starting pitcher John Lannan had another solid outing against the Marlins Friday, but the team's offense continued to take a while to get going in a no decision.
Lannan allowed just one run in six innings of work, holding the Marlins to just three singles and one walk. He struck out a pair of batters in the game.
Despite the solid outing, Lannan left the game with a 1-1 tie. The offense finally found its footing in the 10th inning, eventually securing a 3-1 victory. Lannan lowered his ERA to 2.77 in two starts, but remains without a decision.
Lannan will make his next start Wednesday against the Reds. He has a 3.86 ERA and 1-0 record in four career starts against Cincinnati.
John Lannan quality in Phillies debut
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/6/2013)John Lannan turned in a quality start in his Phillies debut Saturday night against the Royals. He allowed three runs on five hits over seven innings of work.
The left-hander made it through the first four frames unscathed before running into trouble in the fifth. He hit the leadoff batter before giving up a double to Jeff Francoeur. Kansas City pushed across two runs that inning.
Then in the seventh, Miguel Tejada hit an RBI double off him and Lannan left in line for the loss.
His teammates were able to rally in the ninth inning, however, for a 4-3 win.
Lannan, who threw 92 pitches, also struck out five without walking a batter in a no-decision.
John Lannan rocked in final spring start
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (3/25/2013) Phillies pitcher John Lannan was rocked in his final spring training start against the Blue Jays.
The left-hander gave up 12 runs in just four innings, allowed two home runs to catcher JP Arencibia. Lannan gave up 14 hits and struck out two batters.
Lannan is expected to open the season as the club’s fifth starter. Last season, he had a 4.13 ERA and a 3.71 FIP in 32 2/3 innings with the Nationals.
John Lannan still feeling unfulfilled
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/15/2013) Expected to earn a spot in the rotation this year, Phillies pitcher John Lannan turned in another fine performance during Philadelphia's 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay in a Grapefruit League matchup Friday. Lannan hurled five shutout innings, while walking one and allowing two hits -- both singles. He also had four strikeouts and just one walk.
Lannan, a regular in the Nationals' rotation for the previous four years, couldn't find a spot in 2012. He spent the majority of the season in Triple-A after being told he would slot into the rotation.
"I have always had a chip on my shoulder, but to be told you are not good enough is kind of hard to take," said Lannan, who did go 4-1 in limited work at the end of last year. "They just thought they had better guys than me is what it came down to."
Poor inning burns Lannan
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/9/2013) Phillies starting pitcher John Lannan (1-1) gave up four runs and five hits over four innings during Philadelphia's 15-7 loss to Tampa Bay in a Grapefruit League matchup Saturday. Lannan, the team's No. 5 starter in the rotation, allowed all of the runs in the third inning, including two on a homer by Sean Rodriguez. He also fanned three batters and did not issue a walk during his longest outing of the spring. "I felt good," Lannan said. "I had a little trouble out of stretch there in the third, but made an adjustment in the fourth. Glad I could've worked on it, and I went into the bullpen and worked on it a little more."
Lannan holds Bucs scoreless
by Al Melchior | Data Analyst (3/4/2013) In his second start of Grapefruit League play, Phillies starting pitcher John Lannan tossed three shutout innings against the Pirates on Monday. Lannan allowed just one hit and a pair of walks in the game, though he did not get any strikeouts. The hit allowed by Lannan was the only one given up by the Phillies' staff in the contest. With this outing, Lannan lowered his ERA this spring to 1.80, and he was credited with his first win of the exhibition season.
Lannan solid against Twins
(2/27/2013) Phillies starter John Lannan gave up one earned run on three hits in Wednesday's game against the Twins. It was his 2013 debut. Four of his six outs were by grounders. "Yeah, so I'm relatively happy," Lannan said, per the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Lannan has inside track
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (2/17/2013) MLB.com reports Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said John Lannan has the inside track to secure the final spot in the team's rotation. "Lannan is the front-runner," Amaro Jr. said. "It's kind of his job to lose, but he's got to pitch just like everybody else. But there are guys in camp that are going to be battling. We've got [Aaron] Cook, Rodrigo Lopez and [Jon] Pettibone. Somebody might open up some eyes, [Tyler] Cloyd, you never know."
Report: Lannan to Phillies
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (12/15/2012) CSN Philadelphia is reporting that Philadelphia has reached an agreement with pitcher John Lannan Saturday. The Phillies also acquired reliever Mike Adams Saturday. The Lannan trade is pending a physical. Lannan has gone 3-13 with a 5.53 ERA in his career against Philadelphia but 39-39 with a 3.80 ERA against everyone else.