Werth tried to ask Bernanke questions about QE3, the latest round of economic stimulus, but Bernanke preferred balls and strikes, Werth says: "He wasn't talking about that economic stuff. So we talked about baseball, and it was a hoot.''
Wild Card Scoreboard Watching Thread! - September 12, 2012
Phillies def. Marlins, 3-1
Cardinals at Padres
Pirates at Reds
Braves at Brewers
Dodgers at Diamondbacks
Carlos Ruiz on DL (plantar fasciitis in left foot). MRI revealed partial tear. Expected to miss 4-6 weeks. Hector Luna recalled.— Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) August 4, 2012
Source: #Dodgers deal for Victorino or Pence possible even if team gets Dempster along with H. Ramirez. LA has been in talks with #Phillies.
Source: Dodgers have acquired Hanley Ramirez and Choate from Marlins for Eovaldi and a minor leaguer. Game changes in LA. Marlins selling.— Tim Brown (@TBrownYahoo) July 25, 2012
The package of prospects it would take to land [Chase Headley] player would be, and should be, significant. But the only prospects the Phillies should worry about are their prospects for contention in the next two seasons.
Rhode Island State Police, the FBI, the U.S. Attorney's office and the Rhode Island attorney general "are working together to investigate activities that have recently come to light at 38 Studios," Curt Schilling's now-bankrupt video game company
"Cole Hamels suspended 5 games and fined for intentionally throwing at Nationals OF Bryce Harper on Sunday." -@Phillies
The assignment was to determine how and why Hunter Pence was so quickly and completely accepted here. Translated into the local vernacular, I was tasked with figuring out what makes him a "Philly guy." As anyone who's from the area knows, there's no set criteria for that kind of thing.