Utley appears to get his fielding legs back in extended spring game | Philadelphia Daily News | 05/10/2011
Bill Conlin on the Utley beat. Seems that the narrower the topic, the better his writing. Also, I wonder if the Phillies will promote May 17 as Ascension Tuesday.
The Fightins " Chris Wheeler really likes wet guys.
An admittedly odd passage from last night's TV coverage.
Home-grown Ennis was underappreciated - Philly.com
Beware the numbers you pull in Ashburn Alley. Some nasty Phillies fan bloodlines persist.
Derek Jeter and the Curse of Age - NYTimes.com
A Bronx Cautionary Tale.
The Baseball Analysts: Does the Ump Care How Long the Game Is?
More fun with pitchf/x data. I really thought/hoped there'd be an advantage to working fast.
Rockies 2, Mets 1: The Bats Waste a Fine Start by Chris Capuano - Amazin' Avenue
Also, Chris Young is injured.
Who's Your Least Favorite Philly? - Amazin' Avenue
Bonus AA link, as the guy did a lot of heavy lifting here. But where's (Joe Blanton/David Herndon/Raul Ibanez/Danys Baez) on this list?
Minors after the Jumpity Jump:
Reading Phils' Jordan Ellis is thinking less, impressing more | Philadelphia Daily News | 05/10/2011
As fringe evolves into patch.
Like his mustache, dream growing daily for Phillies prospect Gump | Philadelphia Daily News | 05/10/2011
Note to Raul: Grow the Mash 'Stache! Ah, English major ballplayers. I never tire of you.
Five minutes with. . . Anthony Hewitt | Philadelphia Daily News | 05/10/2011
Gose once again falls for the old flagpole bit. LOLGose.
Phillies fans have many Minor League affiliates within a short distance | phillies.com: News
Nice guide to area minor league sites. Stop being such a big league snob. This is all us old-timers had in the late 80s and 90s. Oh, and early 2000s too.
Yesterday in the Minors
Lehigh Valley's Ryan Feierabend and two relievers combine to shut out Toledo | lehighvalleylive.com
Dom Brown's body lies a molderin' in Triple A, but his truth goes marching on.
Trenton blanks R-Phils
J. C. Ramirez and his Strange Peripherals are headlining tonight in Trenton.
Clearwater 8, Dunedin 5
Sebastian Valle was sluggin' it.