Zolecki: Cards given permission to interview Pigs’ Sandberg

“Sources: The Phillies have given St. Louis permission to interview Ryne Sandberg for their managerial vacancy,” as Tweeted by MLB’s Todd Zolecki. Sandberg, who managed his first year of AAA ball with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs last season, is on the St. Louis Cardinals radar. In his first season, he led the Pigs to their … Continue reading Zolecki: Cards given permission to interview Pigs’ Sandberg

LaRussa’s criticism of umpires lands him a fine from MLB

MLB had to do something about Tony LaRussa’s comments during a Game 2 in-dugout interview. The comment: “I would add — which could get me in trouble, but I’m going to add anyway — is that we are pitching to two different strike zones.” You’re right, Tony. You did get in trouble. LaRussa was fined … Continue reading LaRussa’s criticism of umpires lands him a fine from MLB

2010 Moment: #9 “Don’t tase me, bro!”

I really don’t condone running on the field. In fact, I think this kid deserved what he got. So rather than remembering the moment for the kid, I’m going to remember moment #9 as the Philadelphia Police doing the right thing and zapping this clown. Taser Bro, as we refer to him, was a huge … Continue reading 2010 Moment: #9 “Don’t tase me, bro!”

A Day to Remember

As some of you may know going by my Twitter page, I had to opportunity to cover last night’s Phillies game with Bill Evans of the Gloucester County Times, where I interned for the spring. I just have to say the day was exhausting, but that was a good thing. Evans and I got to … Continue reading A Day to Remember

Happ Experiences Set-Back

PHILADELPHIA – Phillies starting pitcher J.A. Happ is still unsure of where he is physically after his setback on Friday when throwing off a mound. He was back to throwing on flat ground Monday. Happ, who suffered a left forearm strain early in the season, is confident there is no structural damage and that he … Continue reading Happ Experiences Set-Back

Chooch’s Walk Off Wins It

My article for the Gloucester County Times: PHILADELPHIA – It was a night dominated by starting pitching. Both Cole Hamels and Adam Wainwright bested the opposing offenses, but the Phillies got a walk-off home run from Carlos Ruiz in the bottom of the 10th inning to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals, 2-1, on Tuesday night. … Continue reading Chooch’s Walk Off Wins It

All Douche Bag Team

I was bored at work today and my friend challenged me to make a line up of the biggest douche bags in baseball. I decided to one-up him and make a 25-man roster. This may not be the most loved team but it would sure win a World Series if the players were at their … Continue reading All Douche Bag Team

News 6/30

J-Roll returns to lead off: article Jimmy Rollins is back in the lead off spot tonight. Charlie Manuel is freakin’ stubborn. Your offense has found a spark with the absence of Rollins. Even though Shane Victorino has struggled leading off (.133 AVG; .235 OBP in four games), I would have still kept him there. “I … Continue reading News 6/30