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 - NYTimes.com
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.
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.
Jeff Larish ties franchise record as Lehigh Valley IronPigs beat Gwinnett 12-2 | lehighvalleylive.com
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 - pottsmerc.com
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!