High Cheese Archive: June, 2009

Happ listed as starter for Thursday

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Quick update on the search for a (nother) fifth starter: J.A. Happ is listed as the probable starter for Thursday, meaning whoever the Phillies... Read more

Bastardo placed on 15-day disabled list

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By DAVID MURPHY dmurphy@phillynews.com Whether it is Carlos Carrasco or Andrew Carpenter or another member of the Phillies' farm system, somebody... Read more

Rollins slides in All-Star vote; Utley, Ibanez still lead

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Phillies second baseman Chase Utley and outfielder Raul Ibanez continue to lead in the National League All-Star fan balloting, and shortstop... Read more

Fan alleges Romero assaulted him after steroid comment

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The Phillies have acknowledged they are aware of an incident with a fan involving lefthander J.C. Romero after their loss to the Rays Thursday night... Read more

Has the dam burst?

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For roughly 20 minutes, the doors remained shut, bottling up whatever emotion lay percolating inside. It isn’t clear what exchanges took... Read more

Manuel: "He is our leadoff hitter"

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Regardless of his decision to bench struggling short stop Jimmy Rollins for at least two games, manager Charlie Manuel remains committed that... Read more

Drabek, Flande to pitch in Futures Game

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Kyle Drabek, who may have surpassed Carlos Carrasco as the organization's top pitching prospect, will pitch in the 2009 Futures Game, scheduled... Read more

Happ/Hamels flip-flop, plus another tough loss

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Folks with tickets to the July 12 game against the Pirates at Citizens Bank Park will likely get to see ace lefty Cole Hamels pitch. The Phillies... Read more

Amaro on the trade market

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Over the weekend, I wrote here that I had a gut feeling that the Phillies would make a deal at some point in the near future, definitely before... Read more

Howard: "75 to 80 percent," but in line-up as DH

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For the record, Ryan Howard wasn't worried that he might have Swine Flu. Or Swan Flu. Or any other type of Flu. Doctors quickly ruled out the... Read more