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Some Tuesday Phillies Links for You, May 31, 2011: Remembering Retirement, Spanking Some Losers, Rally School Bus, Run Teddy Run

Here's a reminder, so YOU DON'T FORGET. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Here's a reminder, so YOU DON'T FORGET. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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Happy belated Memorial Day, everyone. Hope you had a good holiday. Into the middle third of the season we go, with a full slate of bloggy goodness on tap for you today at TGP.

Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt hit 548 home runs, was a three-time NL MVP, played his entire career with the Philadelphia Phillies and led them to their first World Series championship in 1980. In a game on May 28, 1989, he made a two-out error that load - ML
h/t Eaglesadvocate for finding this piece on Yahoo written by Mike Schmidt.

Phils can capitalize on soft spot in their schedule | Philadelphia Inquirer | 05/31/2011
In the print edition, the jump headline reads, "Schedule offers Phils a chance to spank losers," though nowhere in there does Brookover write how very, very naughty they've been.

Phillies Notes: Phillies send Worley back to triple A | Philadelphia Inquirer | 05/31/2011
Shane Victorino will start against the Pirates on Friday.

Let Teddy Win!
Jayson Werth: Soldier for Teddy's Win

Einhorn Could Become Principal Mets Owner in 3 Years -
While the three-year term may be unsettling for the people on the operational side, the kids who surround Einhorn in the photo show all the emotions that a poker-faced adult can't in public.

NL East:

Padres Top Braves in Extra-Inning Affair - Talking Chop
Attaway to make your first-ever major-league homer count, Kyle Phillips.

Fish Wrap: Marlins 4, Diamondback 15 - Fish Stripes

Mets 7, Pirates 3: Gee and Josh Lead the Way - Amazin' Avenue
Mets took a cue from Manuel's lineup on Sunday.

Minor Leagues:

Jeff Larish ties franchise record as Lehigh Valley IronPigs beat Gwinnett 12-2 |
I saw Larish's home run later in the game right after the Gwinnett announcers were going on about what a folly it would be to challenge the guy with an 0-2 count.

EASTERN LEAGUE: R-Phils beat Erie in series finale -
Brummett dun didit.

Can't get enough of the 23-inning Threshers loss | Philadelphia Daily News | 05/31/2011
More on L'Affaire Clearwater. The school bus rally ploy is new to me.

Blueclaws Slip Past Shorebirds 3-2 - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -
Here come the BlueClaws!