High Cheese Archive: December, 2008

DeRosa traded

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Well, Penn product Mark DeRosa was traded by the Chicago Cubs. But not to the Phillies and not as part of a multi-team arrangement involving... Read more

Lidge vs. Manuel

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We unveiled a new little feature today that I kinda like. It's our Sportsperson of the Year, which this year obviously was very Phillies-centric... Read more

Stairs home run lifts Phillies over Dodgers

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OK, so you already knew that. But it was still fascinating last night to watch the complete replay of Game 4 at Dodger Stadium, which aired... Read more

Does baseball need a salary cap?

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First and foremost, Merry Christmas to everyone out there. Thought I'd throw one more thought out there for those of you still slaving away... Read more

Checking out the payrolls

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On the day the Yankees reportedly spent $180 million to bring Mark Teixeria, the Associated Press released information on team payrolls for... Read more

Ryan Howard's pick for the Super Bowl (and some other stuff)

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First off, Ryan Howard indicated a couple of days ago that there hasn't been much movement on a potential multi-year contract extension. Big... Read more

Fear and Loathing at Costas Now

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Mike Schmidt is walking through a set of double doors, wearing a sports coat and slacks and an assistant of some sort, and all around him are... Read more

Phillies fill out spring roster

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The Phillies added 10 players to their spring training roster as non-roster invitees. Among them are several familiar names, including pitcher... Read more

Ibanez deal official

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Leftfielder Raul Ibanez passed his physical this morning and has officially joined the Phillies. Ibanez, a free agent from the Seattle Mariners... Read more

Moyer signs; Park could start; Optimistic Utley tells kids: Don't curse

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Tonight, it is Eagles vs. Browns. Tomorrow, it is Phillies vs. Eagles. It will be a good old-fashioned war for the sports pages (and internet... Read more