Some Tuesday Phillies Links for You, June 28, 2011: Unploppable Force vs. Immutable Object

Every time Red Sox fans come to town, I think of these skits.

See you in the World Series? Not quite yet - BostonHerald.com
Welcome back to town, Scott Lauber.

Phillies, Red Sox collide | Courier-Post | courierpostonline.com
David Hale's take. If these teams meet in the World Series and Amaro winds up being right about who wins, the Smug-o-Meter may go all HAL-9000 on our asses.

Phillies-Red Sox fun stuff | Philadelphia Daily News | 06/28/2011
Sox lineup musings. Given how poorly the Phillies hit, I'd be sorely tempted to try the Ortiz at first/Gonzalez in the outfield gambit if I were Francona.

Putting on airs pays off for Phillies' Mathieson | Philadelphia Daily News | 06/28/2011
Oxygen therapy also seemed to work well for Frank in Blue Velvet.

Around the League (Around the League, Around the League)

Dodgers bankruptcy: In filing for bankruptcy, Dodgers will ask judge to override MLB rules - latimes.com
I can't...stop...looking. In separate but related twists of fate, Manny Ramirez and Andruw Jones may wind up owning this team anyway. Time for Dodger fans to go fishing in the L.A. River.

Computer Numberz!

Crashburn Alley " Blog Archive " Believe the Hype
Remember, you loved that 2007 team until the NLDS. Then what did you whine about?

Taking shape in the AL East
Just in case you haven't been following the AL East closely. Like you have a choice.

NL Easties

Braves Win 3-1 Behind Beachy Gem - Talking Chop
Hey! I met Beachy Gem at a bar during Senior Week at Wildwood. She was really tan. And I suspect not born a blonde. Anyways, this recap wins for "Best homage to Joecatz's Cole Hamels-themed diaries."

Washington Nationals Tie It On Danny Espinosa 2-Out HR In 9th, Lose It 4-3 To Los Angeles Angels In 10th. - Federal Baseball
So far, I think the Nats are hands-down the most interesting team in the division. Jayson Werth fans take note: He's stepping in the bucket again.

Bushers in the back of the bus, after the jump. Earn it, boys:

Minors:

Phillies don't forget about their minor league bench guys | Philadelphia Daily News | 06/28/2011
More on the minors. Autoplay alert. ::rollseyes::

Baseball: IronPigs win second straight - Morning Call
Ryan Edell (W). Jason Grilli (S)

EASTERN LEAGUE: Ramirez and Rizzotti lead R-Phils past Altoona - pottsmerc.com
J.C. Ramirez and Joe Savery combine on the win.

Threshers Hold Off Flying Tigers | TheLedger.com
Now that's the team we knew and loved up here in Lakewood last year.

Hagerstown 5, Lakewood 2
Chien-Ming Wang on the comeback trail.

Bastidas lit up in rout at Auburn - SunGazette.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Community Information - Williamsport-Sun Gazette
Fargin' Bas­tidas!

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join The Good Phight

You must be a member of The Good Phight to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at The Good Phight. You should read them.

Join The Good Phight

You must be a member of The Good Phight to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at The Good Phight. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker