Speechless. Next Media Animation World Edition, a group that previously turned Cliff Lee's excellence into a cartoon, has given their take on the Jeff McLane-Les Bowen fight… with full Japanese animation. Simply amazing.
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Poor guy. I had a feeling those rosy red cheeks came from somewhere.
After blowing the Braves’ season on Wednesday (what? too harsh? ‘tis true), closer Craig Kimbrel went out and had a few drinks.
And a few more.
And apparently a few more.
Then he went back to a lady’s place (you think a little season-blowing performance is enough to knock a Major League closer off his game? pssh), where he forgot his wallet. Deadspin has a photo and some more details:
After the game our tipster says a foul-tempered Kimbrel left the ballpark, hit some bars in Buckhead, and proceeded to drink himself into oblivion. Lucky for him he still managed make a new female friend and she invited him back to her place. He obliged. Obliterated and agitated, Kimbrel didn't last too long at the young lady's pad but still managed to forget his wallet, the tipster said.
Tough night for Kimbrel. The Phillies took his Wild Card and, indirectly, his credit card.13 Comments
Welcome. 162 games have come and gone. The Phillies won 102 of them. Docotber begins tomorrow.
Still feeling the effects of my first time sitting with the Sons of Ben last night (thanks Larry and Anthony), so here are a few Phillies-related links to get things started off.
– Tony La_Russa (watch out for folks leving out the space) is an idiot. He’s not pitching Jaime Garcia until Game 4. There might not be a Game 4, T.
– Cardinals broadcaster Dan McLaughlin did his best La Russa impression last night- he was cited for drunken driving after he crashed his vehicle.
No other vehicle was involved, police say, but declined to elaborate.
Police also accused McLaughlin of leaving the scene of an accident and negligent driving. He was released on $750 bond.
The latest arrest came while McLaughlin apparently still was on probation for a drunken driving conviction last year in Chesterfield. In November, McLaughlin was ordered to serve two years probation and complete community service after he pleaded guilty to driving drunk on Aug. 16.
Nice work, fella.
– The theme of the day today on Philly.com is age. Bill Conlin, who just the other day wrote about all the reasons why the Phillies won’t win in October (he failed to mention the starters once), talks about the Phillies’ aging dynasty and what the lineup might look like in 2013. Question: Who the fuck cares? Talk about not having the pulse of your readers. And Bob Ford writes about… well, age.
Mush city over there.
– John Finger of CSN Philly hands out his postseason awards.
– Finally, even though most of you hate this song, this modified version of Green Day’s Wake Me Up When September Ends by readers Nick and Justin seems apropos today.17 Comments
This comes from reader Ian, who snapped a pic of Beaker at the seemingly contradictorily named White Girl Wednesdays at the Draught House on Temple’s Campus last night.
Somewhere, Jeff Carter and Mike Richards have gone into jealous rages. That’s our scene!
[Related: ET at Ohio State party]17 Comments
The Phillies will play Game 1 on Saturday at 5:07 PM and Game 2 on Sunday at 8:07 PM.
Also on Saturday, the Diamondbacks and Brewers will play at 2:07, the Red Sox Rays and Rangers will play at 7:07, and the Tigers and Yankees will play at 8:37.
All on TBS-TNT.
The full NLDS schedule, released so far, is after the jump.12 Comments
If you remember, two weeks ago, we very publicly bitched about customer service – specifically beer lines – at CBP.
This should help.
A pair of beer stands will open behind sections 210 and 317. Nice. From Philly.com:
Look for the likes of Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald (one of the best porters brewed in America) and 21st Amendment Back in Black.
(Who'da thunk you'd ever see a black IPA at a ballpark?) Also coming: Weyerbacher Harvest, Abita Purple Haze, Lagunitas IPA and more.
Also, don't forget about the Phillies ridiculous lovable rally trolley making its way around Center City tomorrow:
The 33-foot trolley, which will be themed in "With Love, Philadelphia XOXO®" décor, will leave South Philadelphia approximately 11:45 a.m. and travel around City Hall, Rittenhouse Square, LOVE Park, Franklin Square, the Independence Visitor Center, and up Market Street past Campo's Deli.
T-Mac will be along for the ride. As reader Kevin puts it, "that sounds downright awful."
Agree, Kevin. Agree.17 Comments