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Baseball, Gambling and Where to Go From Here

Earlier this week tweets came to light indicating that MLB pitcher Jarred Cosart is an avid gambler. And in doing so, thrust the complex topic of gambling and professional sports into the spotlight. 799 more words


Every Rose Has Its Thorn

Say the name Pete Rose and you are bound to hear many a varied opinion. If there was one former player who is a lightning rod for controversy and passion it would be the man nicknamed “Charlie Hustle”. 1,729 more words


We’ll graze on each other’s necks like soft satellites or porcelain bullets
And bleed bullion.

Our favorite color is symmetry.

Your day dreams bring heaven down to us… 48 more words

Odubel Herrera can't wait to be overpaid by Ruben Amaro, plus other spring training notes

Clearwater, Fla – Following a stellar two game opening to the 2015 spring training, new rule 5 draft member of the Phillies Odubel Herrera told reporters through a translator that he can’t wait to have a solid year for the team, and then be promptly signed to an organization-crippling contract. 343 more words


Day Three of Phillies Spring Training 2015

Finally, a “Chamber of Commerce” kind of day! After two days that were more like spring in Philadelphia rather than the beginning of Spring Training in Florida, the sun was shining and it was warm enough for shorts. 207 more words


Coaching Up Freddy Galvis

One thing that stands out in spring training is the number of coaches.  If you include the spring and guest instructors, the Phillies major league spring roster sheets lists 30 of them. 515 more words

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