High Cheese Archive: September, 2009

Moyer to undergo surgery, could return by spring

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Turns out, one of Jamie Moyer's most important pitching performances of the season was also his last. The 46-year-old lefthander, who helped... Read more

Pedro Martinez will start tomorrow

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Pedro Martinez will start tomorrow, his first action since he suffered a strained neck in Atlanta on Sept. 19. The move will help prevent a... Read more

Can the Phillies afford not to have Happ in the playoff rotation - if there is one?

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I'm about to type a phrase that would have been tough to imagine using five days ago, when the Phillies beat the Brewers to take a seven-game... Read more

Who's hot? Who's not? More importantly, does it matter?

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You'll find an interesting dichotomy within the baseball coverage in today's Daily News. On one page, there is a story about the Phillies'... Read more

Happ as a closer? Manuel doesn't rule it out

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After Brad Lidge blew his 11th save of the season Wednesday night and set-up man Ryan Madson contributed by allowing a run in the eighth, the... Read more

Good news for Ruiz

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Carlos Ruiz's trip back to Philadelphia to see hand specialst Dr. Randall Culp sounded ominous. But the news, according to the Phillies, is... Read more

Myers diagnosed with Grade 1 strain; Phils hopeful he will return

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A quick update on some things: 1) Brett Myers was diagnosed with a Grade 1 strain of his right latissimus dorsi (lat) muscle. He is scheduled... Read more

Magic Number. . .Still Six

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Thanks to the Braves' beat-down of the Mets last night, the Phillies enter today's doubleheader against the Marlins with a magic number of... Read more

The hunt for a Red October

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Things are getting mighty interesting in the National League. With the Dodgers' loss to the G-men yesterday, the Phillies are now just one... Read more

Happ vs. Hudson; Braves vs. Phillies; Hot vs. Hot

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Just a quick set-up for tonight's game before I run down to the clubhouse. . . The Braves enter having won seven straight games, the longest... Read more