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A Few Phillies Links for You, June 15, 2010: Breaking: Phils Stink, Blueclaws and Burrell Blast

The predictably unpredictable career of Jamie Moyer
A fantastic piece from Chris Jaffe over at The Hardball Times.

Stephen A. Smith: Something wrong with those Phillies
Stephen A. Smith, on the cutting edge!

Yankees' Long-Forgotten Mascot -
My Internet BS Detector usually functions at an extremely high level but I'm actually not 100% sure about this one...

Stan Hochman: Homeless and hurting, author credits late Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas as voice of reason
I just don't know what to say. Have at it.

Ninth-inning rally lifts BlueClaws past Legends
Anthony Hewitt tied the game with a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and moments later Jiwan James slammed a two-run shot to right to give the Lakewood BlueClaws a stunning 5-3 victory.  Jarred Cosart had a nice game, too.  Phillies hoping to make a statement against Yankees
Ideally, that statement won't be, "Wow, we suck right now."

Bill Conlin: Two aces trump 10 prospects for Phillies right now
Conlin peeps the prospects from the 2009-10 Halladay/Lee deals. And downplays Kyle Drabek's good season, and Michael Taylor's horrible one.

Giants beat up on woeful Orioles, 10-2
Pat Burrell hits his second home run in 31 PAs with the Giants, 1.192 OPS since joining the team. All "small sample size" caveats apply.

Time for CC to look more ‘Roy’-al -
And people deride bloggers for being unprofessional, corny, and sloppy...

Morning Coffee! Some 'Almost' Real Football - Around the Empire - SB Nation New York
The implication, below the lede here, is that the Phillies acquired Roy Halladay because he beats the Yankees -- a team in the other league -- regularly. Seriously.