High Cheese Archive: April, 2013

Roy Halladay and the pathology of greatness

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One of the reasons we gravitate toward competitive sports is the illusion of control that it offers us. The world is a scary freaking place... Read more

Roy Halladay does not look like Roy Halladay

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In 2011, when Roy Halladay last looked like Roy Halladay, the veteran right-hander faced 933 batters and went to a three-ball count against... Read more

Manuel sticking with Young's glove

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Michael Young cleanly fielded a ground ball hit his way during batting practice on Wednesday afternoon. But then he sailed a throw toward the... Read more

Pre-game notes: Roy Halladay and the lineup

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Roy Halladay was sitting in front of his locker wearing sweatpants and staring at an iPad. We are about two hours away from his first action... Read more

Roy Halladay's Opening Day

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Roy Halladay trotted out to the third base line and stood alongside third base coach Ryne Sandberg for the pregame festivities on Opening Day... Read more

Morning rundown: Is a lineup change in order against Paul Maholm?

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While the majority of attention will be paid toward Roy Halladay tonight, another important story line will begin to unfold when the Phillies... Read more

Who is Ezequiel Carrera, the newest Phillies outfielder?

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The Phillies have claimed 25-year-old outfielder Ezequiel Carrera off of waivers from the Indians. In doing so, they have designated Rule 5... Read more

Phillies add fifth outfielder

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Ender Inciarte said it was "like a dream come true" to make it to the big leagues on Opening Day. Less than 24 hours, his dream came to an... Read more

Morning rundown: Hamels, Utley and a loss in the season opener

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It came down to command, or a lack thereof, for Cole Hamels. It was obviously early that he was struggling to locate his pitches, particularly... Read more

The positive? Chase Utley's bat is awake

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There was a lot not to like if you were a Phillies fan tuned in to one of the most highly anticipated games of any season -- Opening Day. Cole... Read more