High Cheese Archive: December, 2012

Don't be surprised if the Phillies end up signing Nick Swisher

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It has been an interesting couple of weeks for the Phillies, who at times have projected a quiet confidence in the way the offseason has progressed... Read more

Why the Phillies probably won't sign Josh Hamilton, and why that probably is a good thing

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We'll start with the caveats. The Phillies could have far more cash at their disposal than they are letting on. They could have an ownership... Read more

Charlie and The Lineup Factory

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The last time Charlie Manuel addressed the Phillies beat scribes, we were all in Nashville having lunch and the front office hadn't done a... Read more

Phillies pay steep price for Revere

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The Phillies wrapped up the winter meetings by landing a center fielder who they hope will hold down the position for at least the next four... Read more

Phillies find their center fielder

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Ruben Amaro Jr. stood in a small circle of Phillies executies just in front of the front desk and next to the door out of the Opryland Hotel... Read more

Phillies going Young. . .in name only?

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As always, the wisdom of any trade for Michael Young, which the Dallas Morning News reports is in advanced stages, will depend entirely on... Read more

A Phillies trade market primer

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We've addressed the Phillies' options on the free agent market at length, but Ruben Amaro Jr. sounds like a man who knows he might have to... Read more

On Michael Bourn

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Charlie Manuel was asked about what he thought the No.1 priority was for the Phillies this winter, a winter in which management has stood on... Read more

As Phils ponder market, another idea for Vance Worley

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From his first comments since the season ended to his evaluation of the free agent and trade markets on the second day of the Winter Meetings... Read more

Why Vance Worley for Justin Upton might make more sense

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I just filed a column on this topic. You will be able to read it in the Philadelphia Daily News and on Philly.com on Wednesday. Until then... Read more