High Cheese Archive: April, 2010

Madson kicks chair, breaks toe

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UPDATED: Madson said that he kicked a metal chair in the tunnel after leaving Wednesday's game in San Francisco. He said he is "frustrated"... Read more

Phillies to activate Lidge from DL

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Reliever Brad Lidge will be activated from the disabled list in time for tomorrow night’s game against the New York Mets, the Phillies... Read more

If you ain't first, you're last: The marathon begins today

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Charlie Manuel first sounded the alarm back in the second week of the season. As his offense mashed its way through its first three series... Read more

Howard's contract will be a referendum on the Phillie philosophy

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First, we here at High Cheese would like to apologize for allowing ourselves 24 hours of reflection before going on record with any thoughts... Read more

Five questions: Making sense of Howard's new deal

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There is plenty of info to come on the five-year, $125 million contract extension Ryan Howard agreed to earlier today. For all the nuts and... Read more

Howard agrees to 5-year extension

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First baseman Ryan Howard has signed a five-year contract extension with a sixth-year club option with the Phillies that could take him through... Read more

Happ to DL, Brown to Reading, much more

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The organizational machine was in high gear this afternoon. J.A. Happ threw a bullpen session that was monitored by pitching coach Rich Dubee... Read more

Happ to DL; Romero activated

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Lefthander J.A. Happ has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 16, with a left forearm strain, the Phillies announced... Read more

David Murphy chats Phillies

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In this case, there's no question Manuel made the right call

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There is no question Charlie Manuel made the right move last night in removing Kyle Kendrick from a 3-0 game for a pinch-hitter in the top... Read more