Locking up Hamels No. 1 on winter to-do list
YES PLZ DO!
Phillies' Little Roy (Oswalt) getting by with a little less heat
What the I don't even
2011 Draft Recap and Analysis | Phuture Phillies
Lengthy and comprehensive. Get a cup of coffee and prepare to lose an hour or so. But worth it!
Phillies Closer Ryan Madson: All-Star Game More Important than World Series - Philliedelphia
Oh for the love of... no. We are not going to do this to another elite player. Right?
Local writers connect with Ashburn
I'm far too young to have seen Rich Ashburn play, but with every weird and unbearable T-Mac and Wheels called game, I miss Whitey and Harry more and more.
MLB Power Rankings: White Sox Lead The Way, Astros At The Bottom
Phillies 11th. OK just read it before you lose your minds.
Opposite Stretches, Similar Results | Brotherly Glove
Or: They are what we thought they were!
Realignment talks ongoing between Major League Baseball, players' union
While I'm not reflexively against the idea in practice, I'm getting a little tired of MLB doing everything as a way of accommodating the American League East generally, and the Yankees and Red Sox specifically.
MLB Realignment? Bring It On - Baseball Nation
Rob Neyer makes some good points on Realignment.
Strikeouts Galore, Astros Lose 4-1 - The Crawfish Boxes
An increasingly-hirsute Hanson is rounding into the dominant top-of-the-rotation starter we all thought he'd be. Oh no will Talking Chop be mad at me for saying Hanson is a collector of serial killer memorabilia? Because that's not what "hirsute" means. /Joke Killed
Mets 7, Pirates 0: Two-Out, Seventh-Inning Rally Hands Bucs Their Booty
Hey the Mets can handle the Pirates! Must be nice.
D-backs 5, Marlins 1: Hernandez has redeeming effort
The Marlins continue to quickly recede in the division race. And they're coming to town ANGRY. Gulp.