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Archive: October, 2008

Three things to watch tonight

Saturday, October 4, 2008, 2:30 PM
Good afternoon from Milwaukee. Jimmy Rollins is scheduled to speak in an hour or so. We'll have complete coverage here on High Cheese and We don't have a newspaper tomorrow, so we'll try to do a lot of stuff for the web today. Keep checking back throughout the afternoon evening. 1. Might... Read more

Victorino Move Pays Dividends

Thursday, October 2, 2008, 7:13 PM
Before tonight, the last time Shane Victorino had batted No. 2 in the line-up was Sept. 8th in a game against the Florida Marlins. Since then, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel had used a combination of Jayson Werth and Chase Utley in the two-hole. But tonight, in the second game of the National League... Read more

Burrell: Back is fine

Thursday, October 2, 2008, 2:48 PM
Just got back from a press conference featuring Pat Burrell and Charlie Manuel. The big news regarding Burrell is that there is no news. His back came out of yesterday's game fine. Burrell said he never thought he'd miss the NLDS opener, despite Manuel's admission that he was concerned enough to have... Read more

Concern about Lidge?

Thursday, October 2, 2008, 12:34 PM
In his last seven appearances dating back to the regular season, Brad Lidge has averaged 24.7 pitches per inning, including his 35-pitch effort against the Brewers yesterday. In his first 66 appearances of the season, he averaged just under 17.5 pitches per inning. Driving home from the ballpark... Read more

Keys to the 3-1 win

Wednesday, October 1, 2008, 5:47 PM
Cole Hamels struck out twice at the plate. As far as smudges, that's about the extent of it. Hamels was brilliant on the mound today, and the result was the Phillies first playoff win in 15 years. The Phillies took advantage of a couple of Brewers fielding miscues to score three runs in the bottom... Read more

Burrell in starting lineup

Wednesday, October 1, 2008, 11:24 AM
UPDATED: Pat Burrell will start and hit fifth in today's Game 1, according to the lineups just posted in the press box. Here are the lineups: Brewers Mike Cameron, CF Bill Hall, 3B Ryan Braun, LF Prince Fielder, 1B J.J. Hardy, SS Corey Hart, RF Rickie Weeks, 2B Jason Kendall, C Yovani Gallardo, RHP Phillies Jimmy... Read more

How are you getting out of Work?

Wednesday, October 1, 2008, 10:00 AM
If you are like most people, you have already watched four grandmothers die, suffered three cases of walking pneumonia, had both your spleen and your appendix removed, totalled two different cars, and gotten hijacked on a dark Bucks County road by a single mother who missed her SEPTA bus and needed... Read more
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