High Cheese Archive: April, 2010

Rollins headed for MRI, Werth OK

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News regarding the two Phillies regulars who left today's game with injuries, some of it positive, some of it not. . . First, Jayson Werth... Read more

Rollins scratched with right calf strain

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The first week of the season went swimmingly for the Phillies. The second week, however, is off to a rough start, as short stop Jimmy Rollins... Read more

Updates on rotation, Romero

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Nothing earth-shattering to report from Houston, where lefty J.A. Happ is preparing to make his first start of the season. Manager Charlie... Read more

Figueroa arrives, Carpenter departs

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Two games into the 2010 season, and the bullpen carousel is already spinning. Nelson Figueroa arrived from his own in Arizona via a red eye... Read more

Blanton ahead of schedule

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Thus far, there have been no red flags in Joe Blanton's recovery from a strained oblique. The veteran righthander played catch today, one day... Read more

Phillies find some decent depth in Figueroa

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It appears as if Andrew Carpenter's stay with the Phillies will be a short one. The right hander, called up to serve as the long man in the... Read more

Washington still in recovery mode from Philly invasion

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True story. I was living in Tampa, Fla. in the autumn of 2006 when the Eagles arrived in town to play a game against the Buccaneers. The weekend... Read more

Observations: Bastardo, Herndon, Halladay, Fans, More

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It has been said many times that baseball is a game of failure, yet for seven innings yesterday it was difficult to find any flaws with this... Read more

Roster set: Herndon, Bastardo, Kendrick all get spots

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The Phillies roster has essentially been set for more than a week, but it wasn't made official until a few moments ago. David Herndon, a Rule... Read more

Predictions: Why the Phils will win the World Series, and why I'm wrong

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I was sitting in a hotel room in Fort Lauderdale when my phone rang. It was December, 2007. Earlier that day, I had made the four hour drive... Read more