Monthly Archives: July 2010

Phillies Semi-Weekly Report Card #10

Record since last Report Card: 8-0 Overall Record: 56-46 (2.5 behind Braves, 1.5 behind Giants in Wild Card) So, in this past week, the Phillies added one of the best pitchers in baseball over the past decade, arguably the top prospect … Continue reading

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Ruben Gets His Man…Again

There is a lot that can be said about Ruben Amaro’s first couple years as a General Manager–and not all good things.  But, one thing he most certainly is is aggressive and committed.  When he wants something, he acts swiftly, … Continue reading

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BSB Question of the Day

Considering their contracts (control/commitment and money), what is better for the Phillies:  Roy Oswalt or Cliff Lee?

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3 Reasons Why Dom Brown’s Debut was Most Anticipated in Recent Phils’ History

It’s been an interesting 24 hours for the Phils, as top prospect Domonic Brown was called up yesterday morning, made his major league debut against Arizona last night, and this morning news broke that the Phils and Astros have agreed … Continue reading

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Dom Brown Gets the Call

Prized Phillie prospect Domonic Brown has been called up to the bigs after Shane Victorino was placed on the DL with a strained oblique muscle.  He’ll most likely be in the line-up and playing right field, with Jayson Werth in … Continue reading

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BSB Question of the Day

Does Haren going to Anaheim open up a possible Werth-for-Haren trade?

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Phillies Semi-Weekly Report Card #9

Record since All-Star Break: 1-6 Overall Record: 48-46 (3rd in division, 7 behind Atlanta) This week can safely be considered a disaster.  The Phils went into the All-Star break with some good momentum thanks to a 4-game sweep of Cincinnati.  It seemed like they … Continue reading

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(Very) Quick Hits

-The Braves sent Yunel Escobar to Toronto for Alex Gonzalez, in a swap of starting SS’s (there were also some prospects involved, they sound insignificant).  I’m not sure this was a good move by Atlanta.  Escobar is a promising young … Continue reading

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Checking in With Some Notable Prospects

Major League Baseball is taking a break this week, and when it resumes, much of the talk will be about the trade deadline and who is going where.  I feel like we, as baseball fans, spend so much time debating … Continue reading

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BSB World Cup Links

Because life goes on, and there are other things besides the World Cup going on on “Broad Street,” I’m going to just link the soccer links to this post, so that BSB can continue to operate outside of South Africa. … Continue reading

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