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As an aside...

  • Against the other 29 teams in baseball, Lannan is 30-33 with a respectable 3.86 ERA. In 13 career starts against the Phillies, however, he is 0-10 with a 6.44 ERA. via Game chat: So, John Lannan, we meet again - Beerleaguer - Phillies Blog, Baseball News, Trade Rumors & Spirits.
  • Jason at asks: After approximately 150 hours of Phillies baseball, we should have a good feel for this team. How would you describe the 2011 Phillies in 10 words or less? I only need three words. Pitching, pitching and pitching.
  • Calm down, please. The Phillies go through offensive droughts every season. Their current struggles are nothing new.
  • Schtuff My Dad Says About Kyle Kendrick: "Glad the Phillies aren't the game of the week today. I'd hate for the whole country to know we have Kyle Kendrick."
  • Two kinds of pitchers give the Phillies fits: good ones and unfamiliar ones. Mike Pelfrey is neither. via Swing and a Miss: Pitching And Hitting.
  • If you are a fan of Iron Hill Brewery --or really, just good beer for that matter-- and you are a fan of the Phillies, then you need to read this announcement: Zoo With Roy: HOLY BUTT HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT READ THIS NOW. [And by the way, if you are a fan of neither of those things, then what in the hell are you doing here?!?]
  • Excellent, excellent, excellent analysis of the lack of strikeouts in the Phillies' bullpen by the Daily News' David Murphy: Free Mike Stutes | Philly | 04/20/2011.
  • Just when you think you know exactly how a Phillies game is going to finish, they go and hit two homers and win 4-3. Suddenly, you go from "85 wins, here we come" to "OMG WFC 2011!!!". You can talk big picture all you want, but each game gets under your skin. [Or is that just me?]
  • Roy Oswalt looked comfortable as the last person off the field after Sunday's win. Perhaps his back is feeling better? (Hope, hope.)
  • Law of averages: while Philadelphia has the Phillie Phanatic to brag about, we also have Hip-Hop.
  • An excellent tutorial on why not all 120+ pitch-counts are created the same: Roy Staying In For the CG: Not An Issue | Brotherly Glove.
  • The has returned. Let the awkward/hilarious screen caps commence.
  • As you may have heard, WOGL, a Delaware Valley radio station, has begun broadcasting a 24/7 Phillies station. Leave a comment here if you'd like the station to create downloadable podcasts of their shows and/or stream the station online. Crashburn Alley » Blog Archive » “Stathead” Airs @ 3 PM ET Today on 98.1 WOGL HD-4.
  • Longtime phriend of Phour Score Michael Noonan, discusses what a society's sports can tell us about that society, in particular, how it goes to war. Win One for the Skipper! | Carl Prine.



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