High Cheese Archive: August, 2008

Hamels Explanation

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Stop poking your Charlie Manuel and Rich Dubee Voo Doo dolls. It turns out Cole Hamels told the Phillies' pitching coach after the seventh... Read more

Stairs will be in Phils uniform tomorrow

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Matt Stairs will fly to Philadelphia tonight and be in uniform when the Phillies face the Cubs Saturday afternoon, according to Stairs' agent... Read more

Second-guessers, start your engines

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Last night was not a good night to be a Fightin' Phil. It wasn't a good night to be a writer, either. It's never fun to completely re-write... Read more

Dissecting the Romero non-move and more bullpen fun

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I've received a couple emails asking why Charlie Manuel did not bring in J.C. Romero in the eighth to retire one batter and get the Phillies... Read more

Doesn't get any easier

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The Phillies departed after last night's loss to the Mets for Chicago, where the Cubs are waiting with baseball's best record at 83-50. Chicago... Read more

Phillies make roster move

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First baseman Andy Tracy’s stay with the Phillies was short-lived. The Phillies designated him for assignment today and purchased the... Read more

Unsung: Condrey, Werth, Steve Smith, and the Philadium

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Newspapers are like life in that they have deadlines. They are unlike life in that if you miss that deadline hundreds of thousands of people... Read more

Mets Predictions; Trading Howard

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Several times a week I'm asked for my predicition on how this season will end for the Phillies. It happens on radio shows, on television, via... Read more

Who's the bigger hero?

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Pedro Feliz is the obvious choice here. He had four RBI in the final three innings, including a game-tying single in the ninth and a walk-off... Read more

Jenkins MRI tomorrow

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Quick injury update from the Ol' Ballyard, where the Ghost of Phillies Offense Past has decided to drop by. Geoff Jenkins, who left the game... Read more