High Cheese Archive: December, 2009

Winter Meetings, Day 3: Gload, Halladay, Lee, Chapman and more

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We're still here in Indianapolis at the appropriately named Winter Meetings: Lots of meetings, and lots and lots of winter. Today's weather... Read more

Day 2 Recap: Chapman, Mathieson, Drabek and More

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Another slow day here at the Marriott in beautiful downtown Indianapolis. Those of you who are hoping to Google your newest Phillie sometime... Read more

Phillies have interest in Cuban phenom Aroldis Chapman

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He likely wouldn't be ready to contribute on Opening Day. And there's a chance he won't set foot on a big league mound in 2010. But you can... Read more

On Indianapolis and Kentucky Joe

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Some might argue that holding baseball's winter meetings in Indianapolis is akin to holding the Academy Awards in Duluth. Or the Republican... Read more

Winter Meetings: Decisions on Durbin, Park loom

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The Phillies will have an important sit-down with representatives from the Beverly Hills Sports Council later on today, where they'll discuss... Read more

Back to the bullpen: Lyon a possibility?

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We've got a ton to get to today, including a comprehensive breakdown of the Placido Polanco move, but first let's take a quick look at where... Read more

Phillies, Polanco agree to deal

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UPDATED: The Phillies have confirmed the 3-year, $18 million deal with a mutual option for a fourth year. “We’re very happy to... Read more

Fox Sports: Phils could offer 2 year, $10-12 million to Polanco

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The Phillies have the wherewithall - and desire - to sign veteran infielder Placido Polanco to a two-year contract worth between $10 and $12... Read more

No arb offers for Park, Eyre; Smoltz an option; More

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Want to know what the Phillies clubhouse looks like on a Tuesday afternoon in December? It's kind of eerie, really. The lockers are vacant... Read more

Homecoming for Schneider

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The Phillies didn't have to look far for their back-up catcher -- just a couple counties to the north, actually. Former Northampton High star... Read more