High Cheese Archive: October, 2009

Martinez to start Game 2: Breaking down the decision

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Say this for Charlie Manuel: The World Series hasn't even started yet, and he is already making the type of brazen moves that have marked... Read more

Manuel tight-lipped on roster, rotation

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Even the most concrete answer that Charlie Manuel provided today isn't entirely clear. When asked about rookie lefthander Antonio Bastardo... Read more

The Breakdown: Three Days and a Cloud of Rest

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As first reported by MLB.com early Sunday morning, the Yankees have defeated the Angels for the right to face the Phillies in the World Series... Read more

Live World Series chat with DN Sports Editor Josh Barnett

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Decisions, Decisions: Lee in Game 1, then what?

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It's a picturesque autumn day here at Citizens Bank Park, where the Phillies have just begun their workout. They'll play a simulated game,... Read more

Decisions, Decisions: Antonio Bastardo

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Right now, the Phillies are in evaluation mode. Ruben Amaro Jr. admitted the obvious yesterday, that he and the rest of the decision-makers... Read more

In Appreciation of Chad Durbin

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Quick, which Phillies pitcher is tied with Cliff Lee for the team lead in victories this postseason? It isn't Cole Hamels, J.A. Happ, Pedro... Read more

One more step

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Is it just me, or did this feel almost anti-climactic? Not in a bad way, for sure. But with the way the Phillies pounded the Dodgers into submission... Read more

Charlie Manuel called Jimmy Rollins' shot

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Were you surprised by Jimmy Rollins' walk-off two-run double with two out in the bottom of the ninth last night? Charlie Manuel wasn't. In... Read more

A different breed

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The fascinating thing about the Phillies team isn't just the victories they have racked up over the last three seasons, it is the way they... Read more