I saw the best bats of my generation destroyed by cutters.
"Atlanta is ours, and fairly won."
So much depends upon a right patella tendon not becoming inflamed and unbearably painful. *** Player Pages: Fangraphs, Baseball Reference Poetic beauty, the Imagists believed, was in simplicity....
A good deal for a good player who for the past decade has been a ton of fun to watch. Win, win, win.
I am still seeing a number of people on this site and elsewhere who can't quite seem to accept that the Phillies realized their roughly 80 percent chance of not winning a World Series. In the minds...
For those of you troubled by the Phillies recent play: regardless of how they played their last eleven games, they would still have a strong chance of losing at some point in the playoffs.
In an interview in the October issue of Philadelphia magazine, Rollins says it’s time for rich people like him to start paying more. "Warren Buffet pays less taxes percentage-wise than his secretary, you catch that?" Rollins asks. "How can that be?" "I’m blessed to pay a lot in taxes, " Rollins says. "I have friends and relatives that go day-to-day. Every American deserves to feel secure at the end of their life. So if it’s going to lift two families up, go ‘head, tax me more, I can handle it. Best I know, everyone’s going to die. No one’s taking money to the afterlife."Jimmy Rollins: social democrat. Via Philadelphia Magazine's "Daily Scoop" blog. I love this guy. Get a deal done, Rubes. NOTE: THIS IS A POLITICAL STATEMENT. THE DISCUSSION CONTAINED HEREIN IS POLITICAL. PARTICIPATE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
The Phillies have run roughshod over their National League competition and are sitting pretty with a double-digit lead not only in the division, but for home field advantage throughout the playoffs as well. And they're boring again.
The Phillies' playoff death march of death was forestalled by one day as the Milwaukee Brewers staved off a four game home sweep behind a strong pitching performance from Yovani Gallardo.
Adam Malamut released the third installment of his awesome "Baseball Friends" series some time last month, which I missed somehow. Anyways, given our opponent this weekend, it's certainly apropos.
Having long since tired of casual romantic encounters, I've decided to cast my net for someone who is in it for the long haul. Although I've searched far and wide for my terrestrial soulmate, I have yet to find a woman who I can bring home to mom.
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From today's broadcast (via @dhm).