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Unassisted Phillies Breakfast Links, August 24, 2009: Breaking New York, Savery Pig, Rehab? No No No.

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Pedro Martinez? Dominicans still eat him up in New York
He also provides a convenient excuse to jump ship during the Mets' struggles.  The Dominican world is used to quality baseball.

 

UNASSISTED TRIPLE PLAY ENDS LATEST FIASCO
What would a historic play and ending to a game be without a hysterical recap from the NY Post, along with an "our readers are subliterate" diagram of the play itself?

 

The Bitter Bill - NY Daily News
In this piece, the horrendous author rags on Phillies fans for being down on Brad Lidge, since he had an amazing 2008 season, but simultaneously rips into David Wright for only having nine home runs on the 2009 season. Hypocrisy wins!

 

Mayberry, Leon lift IronPigs
Joe Savery gives us both reason to believe, and to doubt (as usual): 5 2/3 IP, five hits, two runs.

 

IronPigs' Savery making progress
I guess.

 

Unassisted Triple Plays
A list of all of the unassisted triple plays in baseball history. They seem to have clustered in the 1920, and the 2000s. I wonder why that is.

 

Phillies' Brett Myers' rehab start in Lakewood postponed to today
Hopefully he can do so without falling off the mound and breaking his nose or whatever.

 

Pedro Martinez? Dominicans still eat him up in New York | Philadelphia Daily News | 08/24/2009
He also provides a convenient excuse to jump ship during the Mets' struggles.

 

Rock Cats Hold On For Victory Over Phils
Reading Phillies fall 5-4 to Hartford.