High Cheese Archive: July, 2009

Pedro Martinez has arrived

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Pedro Martinez arrived at Philadelphia International airport late last night in advance of a physical that team sources suggest is scheduled... Read more

Martinez and Phillies close to contract

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Pedro Martinez is flying to Philadelphia today, where he will take a physical. Provided he passes, which the Phillies expect he will, the future... Read more

Victorino starting in CF; Your All-Star line-ups

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This just in from St. Louis. . . Shane Victorino will get the start in center field, as manager Charlie Manuel unveiled his line-up for Tuesday's... Read more

Werth to All-Star game

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Just got a Twitter update from the Phillies saying that Jayson Werth has been named to the National League All-Star team. I haven't received... Read more

Martinez's agent denies report, but says interest is there

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Both the Phillies and the agent for future Hall of Fame righthander Pedro Martinez shot down reports that the two sides have reached an agreement... Read more

Martinez and Phils close? Plus Ibanez could be back tomorrow night

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There is an outside shot that Raul Ibanez returns to the Phillies line-up tomorrow night, when the Pirates arrive at Citizens Bank Park for... Read more

Halladay: What we know, what we can discern, and why 2011 might be The Year

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You have read the quotes, heard the facts, seen everything concrete the Phillies are willing to divulge about their strategy for fortifying... Read more

The Untouchables: Start with Drabek

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Just got back upstairs to the press box from an interesting hour, during which general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. and manager Charlie Manuel both... Read more

Will lack of major-league-ready talent hurt Phillies?

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It is fun to dream, assuming you haven't ingested a substantial quantity of B vitamins before doing so. And right now, REM for Phillies fans... Read more

How much is too much for Halladay?

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Just when you thought the trade market was going to flat-line, word comes from Toronto that the Blue Jays will listen to offers for ace righthander... Read more