Tag Archives: Philadelphia Phillies

The Frighteningly Flummoxed Philadelphia Phillies

I went all negative on the Phillies in the off-season, warning about the intelligence of spending all their free agent money to shore up the closer position when they had one of the best starting rotations in baseball…while also knowing … Continue reading

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Cole Hamels, Tough Guy

The United Negro College Fund has used the phrase for four decades now: “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.” When I first heard of Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels’ decision to deliberately throw at the Washington Nationals’ teen phenom … Continue reading

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Sportsattitudes Mailbox – Chase Utley As Knee Whisperer, Frank Martin As Aspiring Banker…And Tim Tebow As Sanchez’s BFF

It is time once again to sort through the overwhelming volume of non-existent email questions to provide you, dear reader, with all the answers to all those queries you haven’t even made… Q. I have been hearing a lot about the Phillies lately and … Continue reading

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Sportsattitudes Mailbox – 2/15/12 Edition

Commentary and answers to very important, time-sensitive and critical questions…no one has actually asked me… Q. So much going on in college football…Spring camps starting earlier than ever…what did you think of National Signing Day?  Recruiting in general? A. I always find it … Continue reading

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Sportsattitudes Mailbox – 12/8/11 Edition

Among the pile of Christmas cards and bills alike…more believable answers to make-believe mail… Q. The Bowls have all made their selections now.  There will be a rematch for the BCS Title.  I know you have often suggested we ignore the … Continue reading

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