High Cheese Archive: April, 2011

Oswalt's family unharmed in tornado

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A quick update on Roy Oswalt. . . The Phillies have told the veteran righthander to take all the time he needs to help his family clean up... Read more

Blanton placed on DL; Worley to start Fri.

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Just got word from the Phillies that righthander Joe Blanton has been placed on the disabled list with what the team is calling a medial impingement... Read more

Game 24 (15-8): More on Oswalt; Mayberry in line-up

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Updated: 12:02 p.m. The Phillies just released a statement about Roy Oswalt, saying he has left the team to deal with some issues involving... Read more

Oswalt's back a concern?

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Charlie Manuel didn't remove Roy Oswalt from the game after 57 pitches because of concerns about his health. And after the Phillies' 7-5 loss... Read more

Contreras out 3 to 4 weeks, other updates

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The news was surprisingly good on the injury front for Jose Contreras, who underwent an MRI on his ailing elbow yesterday. Contreras was diagnosed... Read more

How long will the Phillies stick with Raul?

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Raul Ibanez is struggling. He is hitless in his last 18 plate appearances, and is batting just .187/.265/.253 overall. Against lefties, he... Read more

Pre-game notes: Bullpen, Mayberry and more

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Pitching coach Rich Dubee shot down any concern about righthander Ryan Madson today, saying the veteran set-up man was simply given a night... Read more

Madson's absence causes a bullpen shuffle

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One ominous lesson to take from an otherwise uneventful 3-0 victory over the Padres Thursday night: the Phillies could be in serious trouble... Read more

Fore! Phillies-Padres might be par 3 contest

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Waking up this morning, I saw something I never thought I'd see: a gray day in San Diego. Those who have visited SoCal know that the residents... Read more

Chat Phillies with Paul Hagen

Paul Hagen will chat Phillies in a Hot Button chat Thursday at noon. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more