Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Spring Games Have Begun

Graefruit League baseball games won't start till tomorrow. However, there are a few Phillies who have already found ways to compete and have fun, after growing tired of drills and practice.

Raul Ibanez vs. Pat Gillick- Staring Contest! They are stiilllll going. Stay tuned to your PhoulBallz network to see who blinks first.

Over the weekend, the Phillies played dress up. Here, Scott Eyre is seen helping Colbert Hamels with his attire and reminding everyone that the Phillies are #1.

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News update-

MLB.com reports that Phils reliever Scott Eyre is suffering great financial setbacks because he invested money with scammer Robert Allen Stanford. Federal regulators have frozen assets tied to Stanford, and this includes accounts belonging to Eyre, and other MLB players, while the investigation is ongoing.

Happy Baseball Games Eve! Scott Lauber, of The News Journal, reports tomorrow's Grapefruit League opening day starting lineup for our Phillies is as follows...

SS Jimmy Rollins, CF Shane Victorino, LF Raul Ibanez, 1B Ryan Howard, RF Geoff Jenkins, DH Matt Stairs, 2B Jason Donald, 3B Eric Bruntlett, C Chris Coste, P Jamie Moyer.

4 comments:

Amanda said...

Hahaha. Nice post. I have bets on Raul.

OBC said...

it's all about donald

Jersey Hardball said...

Ibanez was a curious signing by the Phils, considering his age. Your thoughts?

Jay Ballz said...

I like the addition of him as a player. I would certainly have preferred keeping Burrell, after all the pay days for similar free agent OF's were said and done.

Burrell's, Abreu's and Garrett Anderson's contracts really leave the Phillies looking like they overspent HUGE on Ibanez.