Monday, May 18, 2009

Raul is Cool and Off Day Links

The Phillies swept the Nationals in 4 games, over the weekend. In the series, the Phils' offense shined, led by Raul Ibanez, who won NL player of the week honors. Ibanez hit .481 (13 for 27) during the week, and had a 1.539 OPS.


The Washington series was a good time for the entire offense. As a team, the Phillies batted .327 (49 for 150) in the four games. Jimmy Rollins raised his batting average 22 points, hitting safely in all 4 games, including 3 straight with multiple hits.

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Here we go with some links for today...


Fox Network and MLB are planning to start post season games at earlier times.

Pat Burrell was placed the disabled list with a neck strain by the Tampa Rays.

Rays Manager Maddon makes lineup error, loses DH, wins game.

Stairs Way to Heaven has Matt Stairs' presidential duties lined up.

TheGoodPhight has a finalist in Baseball Prospectus Idol!

Superfan John, of HomeSide News, will have reports from Lehigh on JC Romero's "rehab" appearance.

And lastly, I was going to post this picture, but Long Drive: a Phillies Blog did a better job with it already.
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