High Cheese Archive: September, 2008

Burrell Leaves with Discomfort in Lower Back

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The news is coming fast and furious today. . . Pat Burrell left batting practice today after experiencing discomfort in his lower back while... Read more

Happ In, Roster Almost set

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The Phillies have yet to announce their playoff roster, but by process of elimination we have a pretty good idea who is on it. Obviously, the... Read more

Happ in, Golson out

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Lefthander J.A. Happ will be on the Phillies' playoff roster for the National League Division Series against Milwaukee. Happ confirmed that... Read more

Lidge Named Comeback Player of the Year

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As I type, the Phillies' clubhouse is about five minutes away from opening to the media, so that will be our first chance to gauge the atmosphere... Read more

Brewers go with Gallardo

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According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Brewers are going to throw young righty Yovani Gallardo against Cole Hamels in Game One on... Read more

Home-Away Splits: Myers vs. Moyer

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The rotation is set. The Phillies have set their rotation and are expected to announce it at some point in the near future. As expected -... Read more

Pitching rotations/Playoff Roster/Garcia vs. Gavin

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Two big questions I've been bombarded with: What's the deal with the playoff roster? Who's going to pitch? Here are the answers as best... Read more

Victorino should be OK

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A few odds and ends from the clubhouse before the game. . . 1) The Phillies were concerned about Shane Victorino yesterday, but the center... Read more

You win, they'll forgive

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Charlie Manuel doesn't always have a way with words, but he is a smart man, and month and a half ago he said seemed strangely prophetic as... Read more

Two up, one to play = NL East Champions

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It seemed appropriate: crowd roaring, towels waving, that familiar siren signaling his entrance. Brad Lidge trotted out to the mound and... Read more