High Cheese Archive: December, 2011

Phillies waive infielder

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The Phillies have waived infielder Carlos Rivero to clear a roster spot for shortstop Jimmy Rollins. Rivero, 23, was claimed by the Washington... Read more

Wade rejoins Phillies organization

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Former Phillies and Astros general manager Ed Wade has re-joined the Phillies as a special consultant to the baseball operations department... Read more

Rollins signs deal with Phillies

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Jimmy Rollins has signed a 3-year, $33 million contract with the Phillies, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced today. Rollins, 33, the... Read more

Pence ready to go after offseason surgery

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Phillies rightfielder Hunter Pence underwent sports-hernia surgery soon after the Phillies’ elimination. He did about 3 weeks of rehab... Read more

Willis signing official

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The Phillies have made the signing of Dontrelle Willis to a 1-year deal official, after Willis passed his physical today. He will speak to... Read more

Gailey comes home after trade for Francisco

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The Phillies traded Ben Francisco today to Toronto for minor league lefty reliever Frank Gailey. Gailey, 26, who split the season between... Read more

Phillies trade Francisco

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On the day teams had to tender contracts to arbitration eligible players, the Phillies traded outfielder Ben Francisco to the Toronto Blue... Read more

Options dwindling for Rollins, Phillies

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If you thought Jimmy Rollins' re-signing with the Phillies was inevitable a couple of days ago, the recent signings of Alex Gonzalez and Rafael... Read more

Phillies offer 3 more spring training invites

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The Phillies have signed three additional players to minor league contracts with invitations to major league spring training as non-roster... Read more

Gio Gonzalez: Compelling, sensible, but unlikely

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The latest buzz out of the winter meetings is that the Phillies and Athletics discussed a trade for Oakland lefty Gio Gonzalez, with Domonic... Read more