High Cheese Archive: September, 2009

Happ could miss a third start; Game likely to be played

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Just a few quick notes before I run across the street to do Daily News Live: 1) Charlie Manuel said he has been told that the steady rain... Read more

Manuel calls on Madson, who records second straight save

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The call came just before 10 o'clock tonight. Bullpen coach Mick Billmeyer answered. Brad Lidge was already beginning to get loose, still wearing... Read more

Manuel channels Herm Edwards

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Charlie Manuel addressed the media an hour ago. As expected, the topic of conversation centered around Brad Lidge, whom Manuel removed from... Read more

Phillies make roster moves

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The Phillies made a pair of roster moves this morning, recalling lefthander Sergio Escalona from Double A Reading and selecting the contract... Read more

Happ will miss next start; Eyre has elbow soreness

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Assistant GM Scott Proefrock just briefed the media on injuries: 1) J.A. Happ will definitely miss a second start thanks to a mild muscle... Read more

Manuel vents; Lidge has blister

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HOUSTON – Phillies manager Charlie Manuel was clearly upset after the Phillies were swept in a four-game series against the Astros, especially... Read more

Happ scratched; Moyer to start

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Rookie of the Year candidate J.A. Happ has been scratched from his scheduled start because of a mild oblique strain. The lefthander said he... Read more

Why Charlie Manuel shouldn't pull the plug on Brad Lidge

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HOUSTON – The Phillies have another month to figure out whether they can count on Brad Lidge to be their closer in the postseason. The... Read more

Utley out with bruised foot

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Chase Utley is out of lineup tonight after fouling ball off his foot last night. Manager Charlie Manuel said it is "pretty swollen" but that... Read more

Phillies make moves, Condrey update

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Lefthander Antonio Bastardo, 23, was activated from the 60-day disabled list and optioned to Double A Reading. To make room on the 40-man... Read more