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Some Phillies Links for You, February 16, 2011: Domonic Brown, Raul Ibanez, and Everything in Between

A bare-bones, late afternoon links roundup for your reading pleasure. Hey, we're still rusty from the long offseason.

Domonic Brown:
(A) Ready to seize right opportunity (with video) 
(B) Ready for right field battle
(C) Ready to take over in right field
(D) Seizing the spring
(E) Focused on improving
(F) Stance is the talk of spring (video of Paul Hagen's face)
(G) Just played bad in winter league
(H) Getting back on track

Raul Ibanez: Planning to be strong presence, hates Schuylkill Expressway

Danys Baez: Hoping to rebound, put 2010 behind him

Placido Polanco: Elbow feeling better post-surgery

Ken Rosenthal: Speculates on crazy Pujols/Howard trade

John Mayberry: Taking some fielding practice at first base

Rich Dubee: More than a pitching coach, more than a pitching coach to Charlie

Jiwan James: Enjoys Subway sandwiches, hopes for Howard-related freebies

Bill Conlin: Incoherent nonsense about the rotation

Home game tickets: Half the games could be sold out by Friday

Joe Blanton: Not an ace but a valuable card in the deck

John Maine: Could be interested in signing minor-league deal with the Phils

Dallas Green: Shares about his granddaughter's passing - this is terribly heartbreaking

Around the NL East:

Braves:
Chipper Jones has good first day of camp
Top four starting pitchers hold joint presser of their own

Marlins:
Neat video of Marlins taking batting practice in under-construction new stadium
Related: Photos of Hanley swinging bat and Mike Stanton serving plantains to construction workers

Mets:
Wilpons won't sell controlling share of team, downplay Donald Trump's statement of interest
Apologetic K-Rod arrives at camp, in best psychological shape of his life

Nationals:
Don't expect to see Bryce Harper in the big leagues this year
Ivan Rodriguez says he's still feeling fine at age 39