High Cheese Archive: July, 2013

Asche impresses in first big league start

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For fans with expectations that the front office would fix the team with an extreme makeover, trade deadline edition, Wednesday was a forgettable... Read more

Phillies stand pat at the trade deadline

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Two years ago, former Phillies general manager Pat Gillick was inducted into the Hall of Fame. Long before that, Gillick earned the nickname... Read more

Charlie Manuel has known for a long time that his roster isn't good enough

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The trepidation first crept into his voice in February of 2012. An amateur ear might have interpreted it as caution or temperance, the reflection... Read more

Asche's arrival means Young departure? Not necessarily

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The Phils promoted red-hot third base prospect Cody Asche this afternoon amid reports that veteran third baseman Michael Young will be moved... Read more

Back to the Future: How can the Phillies help their cause on the free agent market?

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Any honest conversation about the specific moves the Phillies should make between now and the start of next season has to include a look at... Read more

Rollins unlikely to waive no-trade clause

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The mood in the clubhouse was one of acceptance: the Phillies are not going to win a title this year, and a 12-4 stinker to the Tigers underscored... Read more

Former long-time Daily News writer Paul Hagen honored in Cooperstown

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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – If there was a cornfield beyond the fence at Doubleday Field in downtown Cooperstown, you could have let your imagination... Read more

Amaro again makes deadline deal

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Never quiet at trade deadline time under the regime of Ruben Amaro Jr., the slumbering Phillies awoke the baseball world late Friday night... Read more

Here's a breakdown of what a Chase Utley contract extension would look like

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CSNPhilly.com's Jim Salisbury has an interesting piece this morning that lays out a compelling case that the Phillies are preparing to give... Read more

And on the first day back, no roster moves for Phillies

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A lot can happen for the Phillies in the next two weeks. They could continue a hot stretch they brought into the All-Star break, and continue... Read more