High Cheese Archive: October, 2011

Free Agency 2012: A Phillies-centric Overview

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We've officially arrived at the offseason. Starting Thursday, the 148 players who filed for free agency will be able to sign with any team... Read more

Phillies offseason medical updates

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Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard had his stitches removed earlier this week and has begun a rehab program in Philadelphia, the Phillies said... Read more

Approach '12: Phillies need to work smarter, not harder

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My first year on the baseball beat, I ended up doing a lot of radio interviews. An unfamiliar area code would appear on my cell phone, I would... Read more

Gose continues to shine

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Over the last couple of weeks we have taken a look at the Phillies' personnel situation heading into the offseason. We will continue to do... Read more

Where's the beef? Man vs. Phone: Part III

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As most of the conscious world is aware, Tony La Russa faulted the phone system in Arlington last night for a miscommunication about which... Read more

Full Phillies coaching staff returning

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All six of the Phillies’ major league coaches have agreed to contracts for the 2012 season, the Phillies announced today. Mick Billmeyer... Read more

Forget youth: Phillies need to diversify their offensive skill set

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Success at hitting requires the mastery of two opponents. The first opponent, the pitcher, is ever-changing. It is a variable that presents... Read more

St. Louis kicked Philadelphia's arse on TV, too

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Just received an email from a PR person from Nielsen informing me that 21.6 percent of all local households tuned into the NLDS. This is notable... Read more

Change of approach: Envisioning a new Phillies lineup

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EDIT, 5:39 P.M. -- I mistakenly used Victorino's spray chart for Rollins. The correct one is now below. ***The charts below were compiled... Read more

A new approach: How the existing Phillies can improve

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Last week, we started our ongoing quest to debrief 2011 and look ahead to 2012 by raising the key question the Phillies will need to answer... Read more