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Some Phillies Links for You, May 20, 2010: Ball Girls, Bye Burrell, Roy's World

Phillies' bats fail Moyer in 4-1 loss | Philadelphia Inquirer
Hopefully this isn't the start of the Phillies' annual Offensive Funk.

Phillies Notebook: Phillies' Ibanez bats seventh for first time since 2004 | Philadelphia Daily News
I'm far less interested in where people hit, and much more in, you know, them hitting.

Phillies' Manuel to ‘monitor’ Halladay’s workload
The simple point is that the risk is too great NOT to monitor Roy Halladay. He's a huge investment and extremely important to the team. The value of one extra inning versus the potential, however slight, of major injury, is just not worth it.

Paul Hagen: Fast games a product of Phillies' batters impatience | Philadelphia Daily News
The days of Burrell and Abreu are long gone...

Revisiting Pat Burrell's unique impact in Philly - Finger Food
Expectations for Pat Burrell were too high, but he was an extremely productive member of the Phillies for a number of years. Look, not every No. 1 overall pick turns into Chipper Jones or Ken Griffey, Jr. Some of them become Pat Burrell, and that's totally fine.

Phillies send Schneider home for rehab | Philadelphia Inquirer
Paul Hoover has done a pretty good job, but the wheels are bound to fly off eventually.

Women take field at Phillies Baseball 101 | News
I guess I'm glad that they do this, but I also think it's a little condescending to imply that women (should) enjoy the game differently from men.

Walk-off triple by Brad Coon lifts Harrisburg Senators past Reading Phillies |
Domonic Brown 2-for-3, but thrown out at home as potential go-ahead run in the eighth.

Happy Halladay! Bobblehead for Phillies ace is a hot commodity - Big League Stew - MLB  - Yahoo! Sports
I'm glad there are no stories of people turning tricks. Yet. We are all Susan Finkelstein. (special guest post by @petzrawr from teh Twitter).

The Fightins " Worst Fan Group Of All Time?
They blue themselves! (h/t Tobias Funke)

Washington Nationals Beat New York Mets, 5-3, Inside The Park HR, Triple Play, Drew Storen Wins; Stephen Strasburg Dominates Triple-A. - Federal Baseball
Nationals surrender inside-the-park home run and hit into triple play, still beat Mets.

Heyward Delivers Again In Ninth Inning To Save Braves Bullpen - Talking Chop
Jason Heyward bails out the turd, Billy Wagner, who blew the save in the top of the ninth.

Ramirez return a success for Marlins - MLB - Yahoo! Sports
Marlins top Cardinals 5-1, Hanley Ramirez collects three hits.