High Cheese Archive: June, 2010

Decisions on Utley, Polanco to wait until tomorrow

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Not much to report on Chase Utley and Placido Polanco, except that both will get second opinions on their respective injuries tomorrow. That... Read more

Surgery still on table for Utley. . .More

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The way assistant GM Scott Proefrock and head athletic trainer Scott Sheridan described it, the Phillies are in a holding pattern for the next... Read more

Slim Pickins - Available options to replace Utley or Polanco

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The last time Chase Utley went on the disabled list, the Phillies quickly swung a trade with the White Sox for Tadahito Iguchi, who filled... Read more

Utley, Polanco to DL -- What now?

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It's too early to label it a crushing blow, because the exact extent of Chase Utley's thumb injury is still unknown. But an MRI revealed a... Read more

MRI for Utley on Tuesday

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In the wake of a 7-3 loss to the Reds that dropped them to 40-34 and 3.5 games behind the Braves in the NL East, the Phillies were left to... Read more

Manuel open-minded on Strasburg's All-Star candidacy

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Charlie Manuel says he wants to win the All-Star game. He saw last season how his performance as manager of the NL Squad can directly impact... Read more

Elbow sidelines Polanco again

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For the second straight day, No. 2 hitter and third baseman Placido Polanco has been given the day off to rest his chronically ailing left... Read more

Ryan Howard to DH tonight

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Ryan Howard, who has started every game this season at first base, serves as designated hitter tonight (the game officially is a home game... Read more

Domonic Brown promoted

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The Phillies have promoted top prospect Domonic Brown to Triple A Lehigh Valley. Brown was hitting .318 with 15 home runs and 47 runs batted... Read more

Pre-game notes: Dobbs stays, line-up

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Greg Dobbs will remain in the Phillies organization. The veteran left-handed hitter, designated for assignment yesterday, has cleared waivers... Read more