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Let’s see what the Phillies are doing. Hopefully they’re working hard on their hitting, base running, pitching, and hustling ahead of next season. They need to come into spring training focused under Joe Girardi, who will hold them accountable for once.
Looks like Rhys Hoskins is dressed up as Princess Toadstool here for his bachelor party. There are 12 dudes and 11 of them are costumed as Mario or Luigi:
This is not a political post.
I literally have no opinion on the Washington Nationals visiting with President Trump at the White House today.
I just found this sequence to be entertaining, which is Kurt Suzuki putting on a MAGA hat and then being hugged and/or groped by Trump:
The Washington Nationals won the World Series. Yay.
They’ll parade through the swamp tomorrow, Saturday, on a route that takes them through the National Mall and finishes on 3rd street for a rally near the U.S. Capitol, where politicians will likely be bickering like children instead of doing anything to actually improve the country.
For whatever reason, one of the Nats buses was spotted in OUR REGION today, as captured by the Delco Times’ Matt De George:
The former Reds manager is apparently coming to Philly to join Joe Girardi’s staff:
The Phillies have hired Bryan Price as pitching coach, sources told @TheAthleticMLB. Price turned down offers from at least two other teams — Arizona and San Diego. He was coveted this month.
— Matt Gelb (@MattGelb) October 31, 2019
Matt Breen, Corey Seidman, and Jim Salisbury reported Wednesday that Price was the frontrunner for the gig.
Price spent more than a decade as a pitching coach with Seattle, Arizona, and Cincinnati before taking the Reds’ managerial position in 2014 following Dusty Baker’s departure.
Ah yes, the “unwritten rules” of baseball.
If you dare disrespect the game, the other team will get mad. Maybe they will bean one of your teammates in the next inning. Maybe the benches will clear and blah blah blah, etc.
Last Alex Bregman hit a bomb off Stephen Strasburg, then carried his bat to first base:
Here’s a text message conversation I’d like to be in on.
It’s Charlie Manuel and Jim Thome talking about facing Houston Astros right hander Gerrit Cole, who has been lighting it up this postseason and would look really nice in a Phillies uniform next year: