High Cheese Archive: August, 2008

Victorino out with lower back stiffness

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Just received word here in the press box that Shane Victorino is out of tonight's game because of lower back stiffness. He struck out in the... Read more

No Surgery (Yet) For Flash

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Phillies head athletic trainer Scott Sheridan spoke with reporter prior to the game tonight and filled us in on Tom Gordon's elbow situation... Read more

Forget Freddy - Benson, on the other hand. . .

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Another gorgeous day here at Chavez Ravine. Was just talking with Phils PR man Greg Casterioto, and I think we both agree that this is the... Read more

Hamels will be tested

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I addressed some of this in my game story tomorrow, but I also wrote that in about 15 minutes (West Coast deadlines aren't very much fun),... Read more

Pettibone in Fold; Lidge ready

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Not sure how many of you East Coasters are still awake, but we've got a little bit of news here at the ballpark. The Phillies have agreed to... Read more

Anyone else intrigued by this series?

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It's about 9 a.m. here on the Left Coast, which means it's getting to be lunch time back there. From what I understand, I picked a good day... Read more

Lidge sidelined for second straight game

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From Paul Hagen at Citizens Bank Park ... The Phillies were without closer Brad Lidge for the second straight game against the Pirates. “I... Read more

23 innings and counting

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Another ugly one here at the Bank. It's been 23 innings now since the Phillies have scored a run. It's the longest such stretch since 2000... Read more

Gordon's season in doubt

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Phillies reliever Tom Gordon's season is in doubt after an MRI revealed damage to his ulnar collateral ligament, an injury that commonly requires... Read more

Remember Maholm?

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Another morning, another look at the standings, another realization that the Phillies are in first place. They've been there for about 60 days... Read more