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Archive: July, 2013

Phillies' diving lessons not paying off

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 7:50 AM
Delmon Young has survived 250 plate appearances for the Phillies, and what a ride it’s been! With that single, Delmon Young earned a $150,000 bonus for reaching 250 plate appearances. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) July 25, 2013 Meanwhile, hey, how are those control issues going down in triple... Read more

A-Rod's quad injury is no longer an injury

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 2:04 PM
Bracing for impact from MLB's vengeance, Alex Rodriguez is safely stowed away on the DL, trying to recover from a quad injury in rehab games throughout the Yankees' farm system. But the weird part is, Wow. Mike Francesa interviewing doctor who examined ARod. Dr says ARod does NOT have a quad injury... Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks arm of charming young man

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 11:16 AM
It was supposed to be an innocent free kick. It turned into one 11-year-old boy's worst nightmare. And then turned, again, into that same boy's fantasy come to life. "It's one of the most spectacular ways to get your arm broken," the fan stated in his charming accent, arm in a sling. Read more

Ervin Santana is target of trade talk, cruise missile

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 10:48 AM
The trade deadline better get here soon before somebody gets exploded. Read more

Dodgers unleash frozen beer foam product to the chagrin of warm beer enthusiasts

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 10:18 AM
You're sitting at the 'ol ballpark, working up the nerve to buy a $9 beer. PROS - Want it - Could catch foul ball in beer, look sweet chugging it CONS - Costs 9$ - Costs more than beer you actually like - Requires leaving seat - Forgot to bring cash - Will just... Read more

Phillies may employ former nemesis Brian Wilson

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 8:18 AM
So the Phillies are going to watch former Giants closer Brian Wilson throw a bullpen session this week on the off chance that this team has an open slot for another closer with a *big* personality. Wilson, of course, is the 2010 Giants alum whose meteoric rise to popularity was due to his beard-covered... Read more

Which 76ers wore the No. 4 jersey before Nerlens Noel?

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 3:24 PM
Nerlens Noel made it clear that he would like to wear the No. 5 jersey in Philadelphia as a jab at the teams that passed over him on draft day. But hey, rookies don’t always get what they want. It was announced at Tuesday’s press conference that Noel will be wearing the No. 4 with the... Read more

Phillies have to sell the right parts

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 3:06 PM
Well, it's been about an hour, and you know what that means. It's time for another "Should the Phillies buy or sell" article. This one is from the Sporting News, and postulates that the team is very possibly a playoff contender, but is missing out on the chance to cash in on Cliff Lee, Chase Utley... Read more

Nerlens Noel looking to get Sixers logo shaved into his head

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 2:58 PM
Sixers draftee Nerlens Noel made a lot of statements alongside GM Sam Hinkie this afternoon, as he was formally introduced as a 76er. Both exuded confidence about the future, Hinkie citing that the league had a shortage on rim protection, making Noel a precious commodity. But more importantly is... Read more

And now a totally unverified Dom Brown is on Twitter

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 2:17 PM
Follow him now, before it surfaces that this is an impostor! New on twitter — Domonic Brown (@dom9brown) July 23, 2013 Though Ben Revere is convinced. Yo everyone go follow my teammate downtown brown @dom9brown!!! — Ben Revere (@BenRevere9) July 23, 2013 Read more
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