High Cheese Archive: June, 2011

Contreras placed on DL

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The Phillies today placed righthanded relief pitcher José Contreras on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain, retroactive... Read more

Introducing Braden Shull

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Most years, the Phillies have a player or two who they hope to lure out of a college commitment. A couple of years ago, they worked out Jon... Read more

Worley to start Friday

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Vance Worley will remain in the Phillies rotation as Kyle Kendrick moves back to the bullpen, pitching coach Rich Dubee said today. Worley... Read more

Polanco retains lead in NL All-Star voting

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The Phillies’ Placido Polanco retained his healthy lead at third base in the National League, according to the latest totals of fan voting... Read more

Friday starter TBA, updated rotation

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Still no word from the Phillies on the identity of Friday's starter against the Athletics. The options are Vance Worley and Kyle Kendrick.... Read more

Oswalt's fastball, etc.

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For a team that had won its previous seven games and was facing a pretty tough pitcher, the Phillies had a surprisingly bitter vibe flowing... Read more

Cardinals reportedly interested in Romero

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Perhaps the Phillies could see J.C. Romero sooner than they thought. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, a team source said the Cardinals... Read more

DeFratus, Aumont, Savery get promotions

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The Phillies have promoted four players from Reading to Triple A Lehigh Valley and moved former first-round pick Joe Savery from Clearwater... Read more

Domonic Brown's new leg kick

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Here's a quick supplement to our notebook item on Domonic Brown's new leg kick. The top row of both sets of pictures show Brown's sequence... Read more

Kruk to be inducted to Phils' Wall of Fame

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John Kruk will become the 33rd Phillies alumnus to be inducted into the team's Wall of Fame. Kruk, who played first base on the 1993 NL championship... Read more