High Cheese Archive: August, 2010

Offense still struggling

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A quick note before we pack it up here at Dodgers Stadium, where the Phillies managed one hit in a 3-0 loss to Hiroki Kuroda and the Dodgers... Read more

The Slide

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By DAVID MURPHY dmurphy@phillynews.com SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Jimmy Rollins wasn’t just dead. He was Fredo Corleone dead. He was William... Read more

Baez to DL gives Phils flexibility

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Now might not seem like an appropriate time to talk about the postseason roster, given that the Phillies have lost six of their last eight... Read more

Howard looking to break slump

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It was a frustrating 3-2 loss for the Phillies, who once again failed to trim their 2.5-game deficit behind the Braves in the NL East. And... Read more

A peak inside Roy Oswalt's daydreams

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Roy Oswalt wasn't worried about spraining an ankle, or straining a rotator cuff, or looking foolish while fielding a fly ball when he trotted... Read more

Umpires must show restraint

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Did Ryan Howard deserve to be ejected or should the umpire have shown more restraint that late in the game? In this video, Dave Murphy of the... Read more

Phillies show restraint in wake of marathon lost

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If you are curious about the lack of fire and brimstone emenating from the Phillies clubhouse in the wake of their 16-inning, 5-hour-and-20-minute... Read more

Rule 7.08

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"7.08 -Any runner is out when -- (a) (1) He runs more than three feet away from his baseline to avoid being tagged unless his action is... Read more

Polanco out of lineup tonight

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Third baseman Placido Polanco is not in the lineup tonight for the Phillies against Brett Myers and the Houston Astros. Manager Charlie Manuel... Read more

Utley gets the day off

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Chase Utley will get his first day off since returning from a seven-week layoff due to thumb surgery. I wouldn't read anything into it at this... Read more