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Phillies Breakfast Links, August 17, 2009: Ouch My Eye/Head, Jesus Christ and the Slider, We're Not Werthy!

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Phillies Notebook: Phillies pitcher Myers says he wasn't playing, he tripped
So Brett Myers wasn't injured by his four year old son, he tripped getting out of his car. And he was in a bar fight, but he wasn't in a bar fight, if you catch my meaning. Odds an Ed Hardy shirt was involved: 99.99%.


Rehab moving slowly for Phillies reliever Condrey
One of those injuries that you kind of accept coming off a World Championship.


Brown gives Reading 1-0 win
Domonic/Dominic Brown and Mike Stutes (7 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 9 K) lead the Reading Phillies to victory.


Werth proves worth his salt in career year
Has there really been anything "quiet" about Jayson Werth's season? He's been remarkably good.


Phillies' Brad Lidge studying for biblical archaeology degree
Will he find that elusive text wherein Jesus taught his disciples how to locate a fastball? If so, then I wholly support his scholarship.


Head's up: Kuroda, Wright, Kinsler healing from recent beanings
It was a horrendous weekend for scary head injuries, including the Mets David Wright, who has gone on the 15 day disabled list due to a concussion. Hopefully everyone is OK and this whole thing accelerates the introduction of that new batting helmet they were talking about.


Carrasco prevails over Tribe, again
Former prospect watch: Carlos Carrasco with another strong outing for Columbus. Good luck man.


Sixty-Nine Days Of Stephen Strasburg: Will The Washington Nationals Sign Their #1 Pick?
Stephen Strasburg has until midnight tonight to sign.