High Cheese Archive: April, 2009

Last night's MVPNNCU (Most Valuable Player Not Named Chase Utley)

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As has been the case in the majority of the Phillies 19 games this season, there was an obvious story line that commanded the majority of the... Read more

Hamels laughs off sprained ankle, is optimistic about prognosis

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The look on Cole Hamels face as he disgustedly flipped the ball to nobody in particular while walking off the mound said it all. Five days... Read more

Lidge has knee discomfort

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Brad Lidge was unavailable to close out tonight's 13-11 Phillies victory over the Nationals because he was suffering from discomfort in his... Read more

Ruiz scratched from rehab start; UPDATE: Mild Discomfort

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Just got word that Carlos Ruiz has been scratched from the line-up at Triple A Lehigh Valley, where he was supposed to DH tonight. Ruiz took... Read more

Lawyer: Romero "duped" by supplement company

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Contacted by the Daily News, the lead attorney representing J.C. Romero in his lawsuit against the manufacturer and distributors of 6-OXO Extreme... Read more

Phils record at end of April?

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So, this is what a winning record looks like. . . As we leave Fort Lauderdale, the Phillies currently sit at 9-8. It hasn't been your most... Read more

Phillies expect Hamels to make next start

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One day after Cole Hamels was struck in his pitching arm by a line drive off the bat of Prince Fielder, the reports from the Phillies were... Read more

Live from Terminal C

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We're back at the Philadelphia Airport, getting ready to hop on Flight 1029 to South Florida, where later tonight the Phils will start a big... Read more

Hamels lifted from game in fourth after being struck by line drive

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Cole Hamels looked sharp for three innings, but gave up a two-run home run to Ryan Braun then was hit on the left side of his body by a line... Read more

Drabek's prospects, plus Ruiz's rehab assignment

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1:25 p.m.: An update, courtesy of the Phillies media relations staff. Catcher Carlos Ruiz will begin his rehab assisgnment Saturday in Lehigh... Read more