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pacino

  • joined Mar 27, 2008
  • last login Jul 03, 2009
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I love baseball, basketball, bowling and pictures.

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Time To Fire Tom McCarthy

He crossed a line last night from which there is no going back. During the second inning of the Phillies/Nationals game McCarthy manned the television broadcast, as per usual.  When Elijah Dukes...

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Is It Time To Bench Pedro Feliz?

Also posted at HTM When Pedro Feliz was signed to a 2 year, 8.5 million dollar deal in the off-season I had my reservations about the whole thing. Basically, I looked at these things called...

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Pat Burrell Is Man And Machine

Remember during spring training when we all debated whether Pat Burrell is actually man or if he is, in fact, machine? Well, Pat is showing that he’s the best of both as he’s started off the 2008...

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Another Adam Eaton Gem

IP H R ER BB SO HR PHILADELPHIA A Eaton (L,0-3) 4 2-3 11 7 7 2 1 1 Seriously? This guy is the Phillies 5th starter going into...

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Adam Eaton Thinks Highly Of Hiimself

Also posted at Huge Tiny Mistake "I think I've established myself as a big-leaguer," Eaton said. "I'm getting paid extremely handsomely, probably more than I'm worth. But everyone is not worth what...

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Special Guest Post By Wheels Himself!!!

Pinch-hitting from The Chris Wheeler 4 HOF Action Blog Yes friends, our favorite announcer of all-time has decided to email us his thoughts on the recent re-acquisition by the Phillies of fellow...

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Jimmy Rollins Wins The NL MVP...Did He Deserve It?

Also posted at Huge Tiny MistakeYour Philadelphia Phillies shortstop edged Colorado Rockie 353 votes to 336 in the closest vote in 16 years: Enough so that even though Rollins' power numbers paled...

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Meet Your Manager of the Year: Charlie Manuel

also posted at Huge Tiny Mistake Sez Bob Ford:   All he has done is hold together a team that should be splintered and sinking. He has helped keep the Phillies in contention despite a season-long...

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The Top 10 In OPS Since The Break

also posted at HTM On-base + slugging percentage is a quick and dirty way to judge a player's offensive output. It doesn't rely on teammates getting on base ahead of a player, it stresses the...

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How Many Times Will Wheels Mention The Size Of Petco Park This Weekend?

Also posted at HTM During yesterday's game against the San Diego Padres were all treated to multiple mentions of the size of Petco Park by our main man behind the mic Chris Wheeler. In the interest...

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10,000: A Meaningless Number

also posted at HTM I'm sure, in fact I'm damn near certain, that sports columns are currently being prepared for various local and national papers about the humiliating achievement that the...

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Dethrone King Cole or King Felix?

[Also posted at HTM]King Felix is going to have to wait in line, it just ain't his turn.  King Cole Hamels has had his say, and he says that Felix Hernandez just isn't worthy of the `King'...

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Freddy Garcia to the DL

Update [2007-6-9 20:1:3 by dajafi]: Garcia goes on the DL, and may be done in Philly. Manuel will announce Monday who will start in his stead against the White Sox on Wednesday.also posted at HTMT...

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Don't Do It Coste, You Have So Much To Live For!!!

also posted at HTM Chris Coste is sad:Coste was optioned back to Triple A over the weekend. Yesterday he played his first game for the Lynx against the Buffalo Bisons. "It's easily the lowest...

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Bobby Abreu Takes Some Of The Blame...I Wouldn't

also posted at HTMBobby Abreu, a class act all the way, had this to say about his departure from Philadelphia: "I have many memories [of Philadelphia], good memories," said Abreu, who was 0-for-3...

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GPA, OPS, and David Wright

Seems our main rival has an ace up its sleeve with David Wright. Nestled in an interesting NY Times article about the inadequacy of OPS is this little nugget by David Wright: Most stat-savvy...

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What Exactly Is Dallas Green's Job?

I wondered this as I read his most recent comment in the paper saying that "I'm here to be successful.  That's my job." Wait.  What the hell IS your freaking job Dallas?  What do you, you know, DO?...

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How Chris Wheeler Got Chase Utley 85 Million Dollars

Also posted on The Chris Wheeler For Hall of Fame Action BlogIt is widely known now that Chase Utley just negotiated a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies for 7 years, 85 million dollars. What is...

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Rowand's Back Again; Signs 1 year deal

also posted at HTM Let's begin.  Aaron Rowand and the  Phillies have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a 1 year 4.35 million dollar deal.  This deal essentially ensures that Rowand will be manning...

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Rod Barajas Kind Of Stinks

also posted at Huge Tiny MistakeIn a move that defied both logic and track record, Pat Gillick signed Rod Barajas to a one year, 2.5 million dollar deal a few weeks back.  What does this mean?...

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Phillies Outfield is looking...uh...

Also posted on Huge Tiny MistakeSince the Phillies just signed former Dodger Jayson Werth to a one year major league deal, let's just check out the 2006 (and career) OPS of each outfielder now...

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The Phillies Are Making A Big Mistake, Re: Soriano

Also posted at Huge Tiny MistakeYour Philadelphia Phillies are looking to sign 2B/LF Alfonso Soriano, and have made their initial bid.I am about to say something that is a bit against the...

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Awards Time: Rookie of the Year

Huge Tiny MistakeIt's that time again, time for awards! I'm going to make it nice and simple and list the top 5 rookies from each league (which makes it tougher for me but easier for you, the...

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Awards Time: CY Young

Huge Tiny Mistake Now it's time to give out the award for the best pitcher. I'm going to do it the same way as I did the ROY, by naming my top 5 from each league. I also won't rely on wins and...

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Beyond The Boxscore On Jimmy Rollins

We all can read Jimmy Rollins' stat line in the newspaper:.279 average, 44 doubles, 8 triples, 25 home runs, 82 RBI, 124 runs, 36 SBLooks pretty good, especially for a leadoff man. And it is good....

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Playing Tight Is Crap

While watching the Phillies defeat the Nationals in 14 innings last night, I heard several people say that the Phillies `looked tight' and were playing `with pressure'. So tight and so much...

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Trevor Hoffman Leads All-Time Arbitrary Stat

I know it's not Phils, but it's baseball and I would think it'd start a good discussion.  Here's something I wrote a day or two ago:That's right, Trevor Hoffman got his 479th career save last night...

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Two man race for National League MVP?

Likely on purpose, ESPN.com's front page highlighted the race for MVP, and delcared it a two man race:* Howard blasts Nos. 50, 51, 52 | Pujols hits 3, tooThe juxtaposition does not go unnoticed...

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Winning on the Long Ball

Lost in all the talk about the burgeoning team chemistry was this little nugget buried at the bottom of Yahoo's recap of Monday's 8-3 loss to the Mets: The Phillies have hit 38 homers this month....

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Team Walk Rates: Another Look

About 5 weeks ago I looked at the Phillies walk rates as individuals and as a team. I concluded that the team was fairly hackish, and that the players who weren't hackish were mostly from outside...

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