High Cheese Archive: June, 2012

What to expect from Utley

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The Chase Utley situation is an interesting one because of how little we know about the health of his knees. He sounds optimistic, excited... Read more

The bullpen, and the economic stratification of the Phillies' payroll

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As we wrote in today's Daily News, the Phillies long ago reached a point where upgrading their bullpen became a necessity, not only for 2012... Read more

Phillies chat with Marcus Hayes

Join Daily News columnist Marcus Hayes for a live chat about all things Phillies starting at noon Monday. If you're on a mobile device, click... Read more

Video: Phillies fail to complete sweep

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Video: Vance Worley and the Phillies were defeated by the Colorado Rockies 4-1 despite a lead-off homer in the first inning by Jimmy Rollins... Read more

Operation 88 Wins

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Gotta admit. For awhile it was interesting to watch this team on a nightly basis, because what I was watching was so unlike anything I had... Read more

The numbers say Carlos Ruiz is one of the top 5 hitters in the majors

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People say that reporters are supposed to be unbiased, but that is a bunch of bunk, and by bunk I don't mean a cigar-chomping, whiskey-swilling... Read more

Ryan Dempster, Shaun Marcum, Johan Santana, and Cole Hamels' trade value

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I've written several times that I can't see the Phillies trading away Cole Hamels, but that doesn't mean they won't trade him, which does mean... Read more

Bases Created, Outs Made, OPS, and the Phillies (and You!)

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One of the tricky parts about my job is straddling the line between accuracy and accessibility when using statistics. A lot of people know... Read more

The situational hitting myth

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You've heard all of the explanations. You've probably invoked a few of them yourself. The injuries. The starting pitching. The situational... Read more

The Week Ahead for the Phillies

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Here is a look at the week ahead for the Phillies: Sunday, June 17 at Blue Jays, 1:07 RHP Kyle Kendrick at LHP Brett Cecil BREAKDOWN: The... Read more