Sam's Town Archive: July, 2009

A cautionary/prodding trade tale

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When it comes to trade deadline deals, everyone has their favorite cautionary/prodding tales. Mine concerns Frank Viola and David West. The... Read more

Happ or Halladay?

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Amid the giddiness of Sunday’s shutout and sweep of the Marlins, I typed this into my Facebook page: ``Happ or Halladay?’’ When... Read more

Pedro and the Expos: What might have been

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A moment in Wednesday’s Pedro Martinez press conference brought it all home to me, how long he’s been around, how much more our... Read more

Michael vs. Michael?

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.Michael vs. Michael? Have to admit, when I read this headline the other day in the Wall Street Journal, I thought it was a comparison of... Read more

Is '08 finally in the past?

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The other day in the Phillies clubhouse, televisions were tuned to a replay of the fifth and deciding game of the 2008 World Series. ``Here... Read more

ROLLINS RESURGENCE NOT JUST ABOUT LEADING OFF

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Donnellon blog Leadoff, Jimmy Rollins said about a month ago, is as much a state of mind as it an actuality. ``That’s something that... Read more