High Cheese Archive: June, 2013

Howard benched for two games

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Following tonight's game in Los Angeles, the Phillies will reach the official halfway point of the season. Eighty-one of 162 games in the books... Read more

Don't call it a comeback - Domonic Brown never left

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I admit I'm a bit touchy when it comes to matters Domonic Brown, mostly because I've spent the last year listening to people label him the... Read more

Galvis likely odd man out on Phillies bench

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Charlie Manuel loves Freddy Galvis. He loves Galvis's energy. He loves Galvis's instincts. He loves Galvis's glove - everywhere on the field... Read more

Adams likely lost for season

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Five days before Christmas, Mike Adams was introduced as the new set-up man at a press conference at Citizens Bank Park and everyone in Phillies... Read more

Aumont returns to Phils pen with positive outlook

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Earlier this month, Phillippe Aumont was still adjusting to his first demotion from the big leagues to the minor leagues when he made some... Read more

Has Ryan Howard changed his stance?

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Ryan Howard singled in his first at bat against Matt Harvey, to continue his recent hot play. An observation: the first baseman seems to be... Read more

From the "Gold Standard" to the ".300 Standard," the Phillies' expectations raise some concerns

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The general manager says that he does not “do” five-year plans, and the club president says that he judges his front office’s... Read more

Rollins optimistic Phils can make a run

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Jimmy Rollins and his wife, Johari, could have been extras in "The Great Gatsby." Or, better yet, they could have pushed aside Leo and Co.... Read more

Franco promoted to Double-A Reading

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Chase Utley began his minor league rehab assignment with Double-A Reading on Wednesday night. He’ll likely rejoin the Phillies this weekend... Read more

Carlos Ruiz says his swing feels surprisingly good. He's back tonight.

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It is easy to forget that Carlos Ruiz hit .325/.394/.540 with 16 home runs in 372 at bats last season, mostly because it far surpassed his... Read more