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High Cheese Archive: December, 2009
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If the season started today. . .
Tue, Dec 29, 2009, 4:57 PM
It is the last week of the year, which is generally a time to look back and reminisce. But I'm a forward thinking kind of guy, so I'll leave...
Phillies exercise Rollins' option
Fri, Dec 18, 2009, 1:21 PM
The Phillies made official what was pretty evident all along, exercising Jimmy Rollins' $8.5 million option for the 2011 season. This ensures...
Lee on trade: 'At first, I didn't believe it'
Thu, Dec 17, 2009, 7:37 PM
Cliff Lee was introduced to the Seattle media in a conference call tonight, but many of the questions were about his departure from the Phillies...
Halladay: 'This is where I wanted to be'
Wed, Dec 16, 2009, 5:25 PM
Here are comments from new Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay and general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. during a press conference, announcing Halladay's...
Phils land Halladay; Lee to Mariners
Wed, Dec 16, 2009, 3:01 PM
The Phillies announced today that they have acquired righthander Roy Halladay from the Blue Jays, and in a separate trade sent lefthander Cliff...
Money, Cash, Pros: A look at the Phillies' finances
Wed, Dec 16, 2009, 12:34 PM
There is no other pro sport in America in which money and performance are so inextricably linked. So it makes sense that over the last week...
Clearing up mis-conceptions, Part I
Tue, Dec 15, 2009, 6:00 PM
My original plan was to file another detailed blog post later tonight after I'd had a day to mull over the Halladay and Cliff Lee deals. But...
Arm-a-gettin' or Armageddon?
Tue, Dec 15, 2009, 10:31 AM
Hey, um, not sure how many of you out there are aware, but the Phillies are on the verge of acquiring Roy Halladay (SI.com is reporting that...
Catching up to Speed: Tenders, Non-tenders, running the football and more
Mon, Dec 14, 2009, 1:35 PM
I'm technically off the clock this week, but before I disappear, I wanted to run some things down, mostly as a way of clearing my head of all...
Lyon off the board; Halladay rumors persist; What's next?
Thu, Dec 10, 2009, 11:19 AM
Remember that scene in Star Wars where Yoda and Young Skywalker engaged in a light saber duel as part of Skywalker's training? I think it was...