High Cheese Archive: January, 2013

Phils, Bastardo avoid arbitration

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The Phillies won’t have to deal with any arbitration hearings when spring training gets underway next month. The team reached an agreement... Read more

Jimmy Rollins selected to represent Team USA in World Baseball Classic

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For the second time in four years, Jimmy Rollins will represent Team USA in the World Baseball Classic. Rollins was the lone Phillies player... Read more

Phils add three veteran arms

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The Phillies may be a little slim on the corner outfield spots as spring training nears, but they should have plenty of pitching depth. The... Read more

Phillies sign veteran starter Aaron Cook

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By DAVID MURPHY UPDATED: 10:14 a.m. Turns out, Aaron Cook made a bit of history last season, becoming the first pitcher in 37 years to post... Read more

What the Mariners' scuttled deal for Justin Upton says about the Phillies' position

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By DAVID MURPHY If you are curious why the Phillies have not been mentioned as a serious suitor for the Diamondbacks' Justin Upton, take a... Read more

How does this Phillies lineup stack up to the one the Nationals will field?

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By DAVID MURPHY The Phillies say they are unlikely to make another significant move before spring training. That means the lineup will be... Read more

Biddle, Franco, Morgan top Baseball Prospectus' Phillies prospects list

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By DAVID MURPHY Baseball Prospectus has released its overview of the Phillies farm system, and it should come as little surprise that lefty... Read more

The problem with a platoon (times two)

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By DAVID MURPHY The notion of a platoon sounds great on paper, which is why managers are so often confronted with questions about them. And... Read more

Is the Phillies offense good enough right now? A rough projection

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By DAVID MURPHY As you may have read elsewhere on Philly.com yesterday, Ruben Amaro Jr. thinks that his offseason work is likely complete... Read more