High Cheese Archive: November, 2011

Phillies acquire Wigginton

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The Phillies have acquired utility man Ty Wigginton from the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named later or cash. The acquisition also... Read more

New draft pick compensation rules affect Phillies

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Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal just reported an interesting wrinkle in the new Collective Bargaining Agreement that is expected to be announced... Read more

Schneider deal complete

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As expected, catcher Brian Schneider has signed a one-year contract with the Phillies. Schenider will make $800,000 with the possibility of... Read more

Amaro's thoughts on Cespedes, arb-eligibles, bench, more

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The general managers just wrapped up their media availability, and while Ruben Amaro Jr. did not break any news, he did provide some insight... Read more

Updated Projected Salary Chart

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UPDATED, 3:10 p.m. -- Just to clear up some confusion, the qualifications for inclusion in this chart is somewhat subjective. In addition to... Read more

Amaro: Phillies still have flexibility for Rollins, others

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UPDATED, 5:58 p.m -- The Phillies currently have $120.95 million guaranteed to 11 players for 2012. If they fill four of their remaining bullpen... Read more

Building another bench might be offseason's biggest challenge

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Quick, name the last four Phillies to record pinch-hit extra base hits in the postseason. The first one is easy: Ben Francisco, whose home... Read more

Phillies take risk with Papelbon

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Any contract is a risk, particularly one for a player who pitches in the bullpen, where the workload is unpredictable and the decline phase... Read more

Not a lot of Plan Bs behind Madson

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In hindsight, last offseason might have been the time to sign a reliever or two with the hope of avoiding the current do-or-die scenario that... Read more

Reports: Phillies, Madson closing in on four-year, $44 million deal

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The scene is one of those random outtakes of life that sticks in your mind like an old postcard. Interior: the marbeled interior of the St... Read more