Win 98 games. Win division. Win home field advantage. Sit back and enjoy too much perspective. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
Just a few links this morning to tide us over until 1:05 p.m.
Pence looked at Mackanin and said, "I don't hit bloopers. I melt faces."
What's with the face hatred on this team?
Weighing In On Award Controversy | Brotherly Glove
Can a pitcher win the MVP? Should he? And who will he wear if he does?
Phillies honor shortstop prospect | NJ.com
Pushing cars around the warning track is the new HGH.
Manuel at the head of the Phillies' class | Philadelphia Daily News | 09/20/2011
When I'm King of the World . . . Bill Conlin will pay even more attention to boxing.
NL East Fun:
"When you play baseball in a football stadium, I guess that happens from time to time," he said. "It's just extremely bad timing. It's a pretty helpless feeling when the game should be over and I had no clue where the ball was after it bounced."
In case you've missed our relentless, unclassy flogging of this quote.
Logan Morrison: I am a Human Being, Damnit | pitchers & poets
LoMo, Folk Hero.