High Cheese Archive: October, 2009

A big one-game hole

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The Phillies have played 26 postseason games over the last two season. In all 26, they entered with either a series lead or tie. Tonight, that... Read more

Was it broke?

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They were cruising. Cole Hamels, the Phillies -- everybody. Then came a close 3-2 fastball down and in that home plate umpire Brian Gorman... Read more

Yanks tab Sabathia for Game 4 against Blanton

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The Yankees may have just ratcheted up the pressure on the Phillies tonight in Game 3. Manager Joe Girardi just told reporters that ace lefthander... Read more

Blanton to start Game 4

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Cliff Lee will not come back to pitch Game 4 on three days' rest. Instead, Joe Blanton will get the call on Sunday night against the Yankees... Read more

Stairs DHing; Flu bug limited to Walker, Dobbs

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Seeking to avoid a team-wide outbreak of the flu, the Phillies have sent utlity player Greg Dobbs back to Philadelphia, although the team is... Read more

A statistical breakdown of Cliff Lee's performance

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Change speeds, change locations, throw strikes. It sounds simple, and Cliff Lee made it look that way last night. Already, some in the media... Read more

Manuel talks about Utley's home-run swings

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After the Phillies' 6-1 victory over the Yankees in Game 1 of the World Series tonight, manager Charlie Manuel talked about Chase Utley, who... Read more

Game 1 Line-ups and match-ups

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The line-ups for Game 1 have been posted. For the Phillies, Raul Ibanez will DH with Ben Francisco in left field. Phillies - Jimmy... Read more

Myers in, Cairo out for World Series

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After being left off the roster for the National League Championship Series, reliever Brett Myers is back on the roster for the World Series... Read more

Breaking down the Yankees line-up

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Johnny Damon is hitting .238 this postseason. Mark Teixeira is hitting .205. While we wait for the Phillies to meet with the media at 3:30... Read more