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Play Ball!

2 Mar

The first game of spring training is going on right now, Phillies v. Yankees. Follow along through the link.

The starting lineup:

1. Rollins, SS
2. Victorino, RF
3. Burrell, DH
4. Utley, 2B
5. Rowand, CF
6. Nunez, 3B
7. Gonzalez, 1B
8. Lieberthal, C
9. Kroeger, LF

Right now the Phils are up 6-3 in the bottom of the 9th and 1 out. GO PHILS!!!! BOXSCORE

Pat Burrell and Chris Coste both with homers

Update: Phils win!!!!! Phillies win!!! THEEEEEEE PHILLIES WIN!!!

The best comment from a poster on philliesphans.com: “World Series Bounds!”

Deflating Wheels

2 Mar

Well, it happened. Someone started DumpWheels.com, a plea to fire Chris Wheeler from the Phillies announcing team. It's not the nicest looking website(nor is this site) but the point behind it is that the fans don't want Wheeler, Kalas doesn't want Wheeler, so GET RID OF WHEELER.

A little excerpt says it all:

"Maybe my math is fuzzy here, but try to follow me. Harry Kalas enjoys working with Larry Andersen, the fans enjoying listening to Larry Andersen. Harry Kalas does not like Chris Wheeler, the fans do not like Chris Wheeler. So what does that equal? Six innings of Harry and Wheels, and none of Harry and L.A., and a high chance that the greatest announcer this town has ever seen, retires at the end of the year. "

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