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Some Tuesday Phillies Links for You, April 17, 2012: Running the Gauntlett Eldemire. The Third.

He who dealt the first inning.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
He who dealt the first inning. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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Could Hamels' departure mean more offense?
"Net runs" is not only a post-burrito web-browsing phenomenon.

Manuel wants the Phillies to keep on running
And unshackle the inner Juan Pierre in all of us.

Worth noting: Polanco's power, Halladay's velo, Papelbon's workload
Polanco was hit on the elbow last night, and it looked like it hurrrrt.

Marcus Hayes: Pat Burrell: Not just a pretty face
Just in case you missed out on the Pat Burrell experience. Some great in-between-the-lines quotes here.

Beasts of the NL East:

Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg Gets "W" In 6-3 Win Over Houston Astros, But Steve Lombardozzi Shines. - Federal Baseball
Hope it's not an inverted "W."

Bay and Davis Go Deep, Gee Digs Deep; Mets Take Empty Turner Field - Amazin' Avenue

Braves fans must have figured Monday's series opener at Turner Field was a playoff game, since few of them bothered to show up.

How classless of Amazin' Avenue.


Always after the jump. Because they're nobodies until somebody on WIP loves them.

Lehigh Valley IronPigs defeat Buffalo Bisons 8-2 |
Derrick Mitchell goes 2-for-3 with a double and four RBIs. And Dom Brown with another RBI!

Squirrels fall to Reading 5-3 | – Richmond News & Weather from WTVR Television CBS 6
I'm telling you. This team.

Tampa 6, Clearwater 2
Adam Morgan fell one letter short of being a stop on the Metro.

Eldemire making up for lost time | The Asbury Park Press NJ |

"I’m actually Gauntlett Eldemire III,’’ he said. "My great grandfather was white, he was German, and my great grandmother was Jamaican,’’ he said.

I mean, seriously! How great is that?