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Some Tuesday Phillies Links for You, May 17, 2011: Interactive Bonilla Jokes!

Oswalt unsure what to expect tonight in start vs. Cardinals | The News Journal |
As the bottom of the rotation continues to get eerily Moyer'd, yo.

Phillies' Utley plays again for Clearwater; Amaro says Wednesday call-up not happening | Philadelphia Inquirer | 05/17/2011

"Let's put it this way: He's not coming to Philadelphia in the middle of the week," general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said. "He needs at-bats."

So, the end of the week. Meaning the weekend. Amirite? Amirite?

McCAFFERY: Phillies' offense was fatally flawed a year ago -
Six weeks of Ross Gload. Yes please!

Met has-been Bobby Bonilla to get $30 million in deferred salary -
h/t to David S. Cohen for finding this gem. Please see poll below to select your favorite snarky link joke.

The Fightins " Miss you, Pat Burrell
Can't top CTM's comment: I’m impressed he didn’t burst into flames the second he stepped foot into the church.
Don't get too wistful, however - he's having another tough year so far.

Any Chance The Phillies Pursue Milton Bradley? | GCOBB.COM
No. Why? This.

Baseball Prospectus | BP Unfiltered: A poem about Jorge Posada
Not quite as good as H2Ozymandius, but props to baseball verse by BP's Colin Wyers. Don't miss the bonus verse he did for Derek Jeter.

World's Nerdiest Newspaper Corrections |
Comments FTR!

Cartoonist Gets Beaned by 91 MPH Pitch | Delaware Punchline
Nightmare blogger fodder captured on video.

NL East

Hanson, Hinske Lead Atlanta To A 3-2 Win Over Houston - Talking Chop

Marlins 2, Mets 1: Alright, Pick Out Somebody You Want to Punch - Amazin' Avenue
As the Metsgoes go LOLing along. Really good game story read here.

Washington Nationals Win 4-2 Over Pittsburgh Pirates On Danny Espinosa's Two-Run HR To Right. - Federal Baseball

Minor Leagues

Baseball: IronPigs hold on for 4-3 win - Morning Call
Dom Brown will be back in the lineup tonight in Scranton, weather permitting.

Baseball Prospectus | Future Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack
Jarred Cosart sighting! Only moderately campaigned for by TGP. (sub req'd, possibly) Interview with R-Phils Hitting Coach Frank Cacciatore

Scoreboard | Clearwater Threshers Scoreboard
Bradenton 3, Clearwater 1.

Scoreboard | Lakewood BlueClaws Scoreboard
Hagerstown 8, Lakewood 3. Oh, Colby Shreve.