High Cheese Archive: March, 2012

Polanco out of today's line-up against Max Scherzer

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As expected, Placido Polanco is not in the line-up for today's game against the Tigers and righthander Max Scherzer. The veteran third baseman... Read more

Madson still believes Phillies made offer

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We'll probably never know for sure what, exactly, went down between the Phillies and Scott Boras this offseason. As you probably remember,... Read more

Should we read anything into today's lineup against the Braves?

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Listed below is today's lineup for the Phillies home game against the Braves. You can look at this one of two ways: 1) Just another list of... Read more

Four words you never want to read in a headline: 'Roy Halladay' and 'velocity down'

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Got a paper bag handy? You might need it after reading Ken Rosenthal's latest over on FoxSports.com. The well-respected MLB insider for Fox... Read more

Jimmy Rollins sounds bearish on Ryan Howard's return

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Jayson Stark, the venerable ESPN.com scribe and former Inquirer beat writer, has an interesting piece on the web site right now. It's always... Read more

A quick look at the infield trade market. . .

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According to CSNPhilly.com, the Phillies are exploring the trade market for infielders. The news makes sense, because the infield play here... Read more

Lidge: Nationals are 'probably' most talented team I've been on

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Remember the days when the bold words would come from the New York Mets? Well, the confidence is brewing among the Washington Nationals in... Read more

Pierre/Podsednik plot-line may be thickening...

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Today is one of my favorite days of the spring. That's right, it is Charlie Manuel Gets Pissed Off At The Offense Day. It is an annual tradition... Read more

Fact-checking Davey Johnson

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Forget for a second about how transparent the Nationals' attempts at legitimizing their existence have been: It's still fun to have something... Read more

Hamels sharp again; talks contract, Opening Day

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Cole Hamels could become the rare pitcher who signs his first $20-million-per-year contract before he makes his first Opening Day start. Brett... Read more