High Cheese Archive: October, 2011

Meet new Phils director of player development

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Looking at the Phillies from the outside, Baltimore Orioles director of amateur scouting Joe Jordan saw a team that others should want to copy... Read more

Phillies offense: A personnel problem, or an approach problem

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If there is one thing fans have learned over the last three years, it is to consider any public comments by Ruben Amaro Jr. with a healthy... Read more

Howard has full tear; out 5-6 months

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Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. confirmed that first baseman Ryan Howard had a full tear of his left Achilles tendon, after surgery... Read more

Manuel: 'We have to get better hitting'

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Phillies manager Charlie Manuel held a news conference Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park to wrap up the season. Here are some highlights: On... Read more

Phillies name new player development director

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Joe Jordan has been named Director, Player Development for the Phillies, the team announced today. He replaces Chuck LaMar, who resigned last... Read more

Report: Phillies interview Orioles amateur scouting director

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The Baltimore Orioles may be looking at the Phillies to fill a front office opening. And vice-versa. It's believed that Phillies assistant... Read more

Amaro: 'This is a championship caliber lineup'

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Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. held a news conference today at Citizens Bank Park to wrap up the season. Here are some highlights: On... Read more

Pence undergoes surgery

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Phillies outfielder Hunter Pence announced on Twitter today that he had surgery this morning, presumably for a sports hernia. “Hey everyone... Read more

R-Phils manager Parent on White Sox radar

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Mark Parent, who has taken Phillies minor league affiliates to the playoffs in each of the two years he’s managed in the system, appears... Read more

Your offseason shopping list

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The aftermath of a playoff exit is usually not a good time to gather information. Think about how it felt when your season ended in high school... Read more