High Cheese Archive: May, 2011

Ruiz placed on disabled list; Oswalt improving

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The Phillies placed catcher Carlos Ruiz on the 15-day disabled list with lower back inflammation. The move is retroactive to April 28. Ruiz... Read more

Oswalt to disabled list?

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After experiencing some back discomfort during his start against the Marlins on April 15 at Citizens Bank Park, Roy Oswalt said he didn’t... Read more

Oswalt to DL; Mathieson called up

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Ruben Amaro Jr. dropped broad hints before Friday night’s game that Roy Oswalt was headed for the disabled list after being scratched... Read more

An uncertain future for Vance Worley

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OK, we've finally found a down side to having a rotation that features four All-Stars. . . A guy like Vance Worley probably isn't going to... Read more

Next Tuesday's Marlins-Phils Game > Dancing with the Stars

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UPDATED: 3:30 p.m. The Phillies have optioned righthander David Herndon to Triple A Lehigh Valley to make room for lefty J.C. Romero, who... Read more

A statistical look at Manuel's line-up change

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People who study this stuff contend that the order of a baseball team's line-up plays a negligible role in the eventual outcome of a game.... Read more

Minor league updates and other Tuesday morning riff-raff

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For the same cost as a stale cylinder of excess animal parts on Dollar Dog Night, you can pick up today's copy of the Daily News and get all... Read more

Domonic Brown saying all the right things. . .

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. . .not that it should come as a surprise. Among the things we've learned about the Phillies prospect is that he has a pretty good feel for... Read more

A generation-defining night?

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I have a confession to make: At no other point in my professional career have I been less interested in a game than I was last night after... Read more

Here's how the altered rotation looks. . .

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Roy Oswalt, currently helping with tornado clean-up at home in Mississippi, won't return to the Phillies until Thursday, meaning he will miss... Read more