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Korea Times: Chan Ho Park Earns Third Win
"Park improves his record to 3-1 and lowers his ERA from 6.40 to 6.08." Thank goodness for that.

The Donald-for-Penny whispers continue
See the Phillies notes.

Stars Align for Phillies Draft Pick | NBC Philadelphia
Kelly Dugan, the son of Hollywood director Dennis Dugan, was joined by his Dad's pals Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade for his contract signing this weekend.Dugan is the World Champs, including video of the contract signing, and well-known Mets fan Kevin James being (naturally) unfunny. The kid says "like" a lot.

Stormy start for top draft pick Dugan
And on the flight, he looked out his window and saw a little gremlin on the wing, played by Adam Sandler...

Johan Santana losing steam for Mets as velocity continues to drop
Beginning with a slugfest in San Francisco in which Johan Santana was roughed up on May 16, the lefty has surrendered 29 runs (26 earned) and 45 hits in 36 innings, for a 6.50 ERA. Back soreness, blister, split fingernail, the man may or may not be a wreck right now...

It Pays Not to Have a Team Full of Choke Artists -
And the Wall Street Journal discovered close-and-late statistics. They mention WPA, but don't really cite it. And they still use batting average to demonstrate performance. Ick.

Look Out Amazon!

Wawa Inc. said that beginning today, it convenience stores will begin exclusively selling a book honoring the life of famed Philadelphia Phillies announcer Harry Kalas, entitled Remembering Harry Kalas: Wonderful Stories from Friends Celebrating a Great Life.

So Wawa will be adding another sweet, treacly item to their inventory, along with the Tasty Klair Pies.

Harrisburg tops Reading Phillies 2-1 in 11th
Tyson Brummett goes 7 innings, striking out 6.

Harrisburg tops Reading Phillies 2-1 in 11th
Tyson Brummett goes 7 innings, striking out 6.