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Some Phillies Links for You, May 12, 2010: Two Cold Scoops, Spygate?, Extra Home Games

Lidge’s words, actions leave elbow a mystery to Phillies
At least he's being open and honest about it this season.

Phillies-Rockies doubleheader preview
Roy Halladay needs to go deep, save the bullpen.

Extra home games for Phillies upset New York Mets outfielder Jeff Francoeur, Ike Davis takes a dive

"That's just bull----," Francoeur said. "That's not really fair. That's just not fair." The move will give the Phillies 84 home games this season, and for a team that plays well at home, perhaps an unfair advantage over the Mets and others in the NL East. "It's ridiculous," Francoeur said. Absolutely crazy."

Although I agree with Jeff Francoeur on principle, his foot-stomping about the whole thing, and the fact that it's Jeff Francoeur, makes me laff.

Phillies get warning from MLB - MLB News - FOX Sports on MSN
Maybe someone can explain what the man in the cowboy hat is saying. What good does it do to "spy" on the opposing catcher if you can't somehow instantaneously relay information on pitch type/location to the current batter? And I'm sure the Rockies don't have an intricate system of lights and stuff in the opposing bullpen that would allow that to happen.

Phillies Notes: Rollins doing well in Florida
Might be back for the next homestand. Fantastic news, if true.

Phillies' Moyer, wife reach out to grieving youngsters with Camp Erin
Proud to have Jamie Moyer on this team; he and his wife are quality human beings. Look at it this way: if he's not earning his contract, at least the money is being put to good use.

Another Positive game for Mariners winning 5-1
Cliff Lee finally wins a game for Seattle.

De$perate Dykstra -
Mets legend Lenny Dykstra to start turning tricks soon.

Kyle Lohse Needs To Be Tougher Than His Luck | Bleacher Report
This type of hard-hitting analysis is why Bleacher Report is so essential.

Hyatt strikes out career-high 14 | News
He's old for his level, fringy stuff, etc. etc., but Austin Hyatt is flat-out dealing for the Threshers right now. Promote to Reading soon?

Mets 8, Nationals 6: Animal Kingdom - Amazin' Avenue
The Mets came back from a 6-1 deficit to beat the Nats.

Braves Play Complete Game, Win 11-3 - Talking Chop
Despite walking six Brewers, Tim Hudson and the Braves stomped Milwaukee.