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Some Phillies Links For You, August 1, 2011 - Dead Line, Thanks Raul, Smug Life

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Awkward Crop of the Year (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
Awkward Crop of the Year (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
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Ruben gets it right for Phils

Meanwhile, I have a hard time projecting Jonathan Singleton or Jarred Cosart as franchise-level players.

Well then they're totally worthless. Cooperstown, everyone.

Ibanez delivers big hits for Phils
Raul Ibanez has a complicated history here at The Good Phight, but I'm incredibly happy for him and a guy could do a lot worse than to have Sunday's game be his Last Great Moment in Philly.

Amaro looked for bullpen arm, but no deal | The Daily Journal | thedailyjournal.com

In both cases, the Phillies figured to be long shots, but the way Amaro sees it, there are really only two types of trades: The ones that happen and the ones that don't. "I don't believe in close," he said.

So. Smug.

Art of the deal: Amaro, Phillies in a different class

Oh sure, Amaro gets teased about his "smugness," and surely the Smug Meter very well could reach Code Red if the Phillies continue to make the deals work.

John Finger is just rocketing up the Power Rankings list.

Astros' moves for betterment of the franchise
That is one crappy farm system, although it's quite a bit better now.

Lyon: For Eagles And Phillies, It Wasn’t Always Like This
Bill Lyon writes, you read.

Bourn a more valuable player than Pence
LIES LIES LIES.

2011 Deadline Report Card | Brotherly Glove
Eric Seidman grades the Phillies on their July Moves. He's a little more ambivalent about losing Cosart and Singleton than TGP tended to be.

Zoo With Roy: Pence Three, Three Pence
I'm a sucker for 18th century typography humor.

 

Crashburn Alley - Chase Utley Is Good
Yer darn tootin'!

Winners, losers and tweeners from trade deadline
Jeff Passan thinks the Phillies are winners! Yay!

Winners, losers and tweeners from trade deadline
Jeff Passan thinks the Phillies are winners! Yay!

Cutters edge Renegades for fourth straight win
Kelly Dugan doing some nice stuff for Williamsport.