High Cheese Archive: July, 2009

Some perspective on Cliff Lee

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It is funny how our brains work. As a sports writer, a large chunk of my job involves typing names and typing them correctly, often in a short... Read more

On Carrasco, Halladay and Lee

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I've had several people ask me about Carlos Carrasco over the past couple of weeks, given all the attention that Kyle Drabek has been receiving... Read more

Trade Deadline: What we know; What we don't know

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Welcome to Arizona, where outside it feels like God left the oven door open. It is pretty amazing to me that Eagles training camp starts today... Read more

Pedro's return brief

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From Paul Hagen ... Pedro Martinez's first action in a game since last September turned out to be brief thanks to rainy weather in Clearwater... Read more

How else might the Blue Jays help the Phillies?

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Having not typed the name "Roy Halladay" at any point in the last 24 hours, I fear my fingers are losing the muscle memory I had... Read more

Romero, Durbin to disabled list

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UPDATED It’s not that Rich Dubee doesn’t understand why Chad Durbin wanted to keep pitching, it’s just that Dubee wishes... Read more

Congress could vote on Kalas resolution today

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A quick noted passed along from High Cheese's Washington Bureau. . . Congress may vote on a resolution honoring the life of former Phillies... Read more

Ibanez out of lineup, but healthy

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Raul Ibanez is not hurt. “I’m not hurt,” said Raul Ibanez, testily. “He’s not hurt,” said manager Charlie... Read more

Martinez happy with outing

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I know the word "simulated game" sounds exciting, but let's keep in perspective what actually happened today. Pedro Martinez faced... Read more

Thoughts on Martinez and Lopez

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A few things before I check out of the Residence Inn and head down to the ballpark here in Clearwater. . . 1) The more I examine the situation... Read more