Some Wednesday Phillies Links for You, August 31, 2011: Bowker from Sha Na Na for a PTBNL

Dubes, we've been over this. If I smelt it, YOU dealt it. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Not much time this morning to be as thorough as I'd like, but here's a few links for your morning cuppa.

Sources: Phillies acquire Bowker from Pirates
The hours are apparently numbered for Ross Gload. Or Brandon Moss. Or both. A couple of days of comings and goings begin.

Phillies bolster bench with trade for Bowker | phillies.com: News
Also, Dusty Baker is peepin' Phillies from behind the shades. He likes the cut of their jib!

Schwimer optioned for roster intrigue | The Phillies Zone | 08/30/2011
Farewell, Bear Jew. Maybe we'll meet again. Like, tomorrow. Matt Gelb breaks down the RAJsterbation going on.

Ryan Lawrence (ryanlawrence21) on Twitter
See what Cole Hamels did last night to Roy's postgame interview. Because he's probably dead now.

McCAFFERY: Enjoy success while you can, Phillies fans - Sports - South Jersey Local News
Apply eyeball scorching protection. We had some fun with this on the game thread last night.

The Only Other Game You Care About, Face It.

Jair Jurrjens Struggles Again As Washington Beats Atlanta 9-2 - Talking Chop
The Baggy-Pantsed Disgrace is an equal-opportunity flusterer.

Minors: Who will be a soldier for minor-league playoff wins? Jump, you fool!

Mcall.com: Blogging with Bill White Blog
Another account from the Dom Brown Hate-In on Monday.

Lehigh Valley IronPigs' Ryne Sandberg should have been International League Manager of the Year | lehighvalleylive.com
And the legend of Sandberg managerial snubs grows.

Lehigh Valley IronPigs lose to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in marathon | lehighvalleylive.com
Damn minor-league Yankees. It's tense in Lehigh Valley.

Rizzotti on slow track | Philadelphia Daily News | 08/31/2011
Many a desert flower destined to bloom unseen and all that.

Box Score Recap, 30 August 2011 | Phuture Phillies
Some great pitching performances last night.

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