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Charlie Manuel and Larry Bowa Slept Outside Last Night

Kevin Kinkead - November 22, 2019

Why?

They did it to raise money and awareness for homeless youth in Philadelphia, as part of the Covenant House “Sleep Out” program.

Eyewitness News did a ‘VO/SOT’ on it this morning, which is fancy industry lingo for “video + sound on tape,” where the anchor reads some copy before cutting to a soundbite:

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Brad Lidge Says the Phillies are Going to Throw Some “Sick Money” at Gerrit Cole

Kevin Kinkead - November 21, 2019

Last year it was stupid money.

This year it’s…. sick money? That’s according to Brad Lidge, who said the following today on MLB Network Radio on Sirius:

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Report: Mike Moustakas is “Very Much on the Phillies’ Radar”

Kevin Kinkead - November 14, 2019

Baseball’s hot stove time is upon us.

That means Scott Boras will be a busy guy, and according to Jim Salisbury at NBC Sports Philadelphia, the Phillies are showing interest in one of his many clients:

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In San Francisco Presser, Gabe Kapler Says He Learned How to Blend “Information” With “Confidence Building” in Philadelphia

Kevin Kinkead - November 13, 2019

At his Phillies introductory press conference, Gabe Kapler was asked about coconut oil masturbation.

That was not the case on Wednesday in San Fran, where Kapler was introduced as the Giants’ new manager.

After a bunch of blah blah during opening statements, plus some due diligence and explanation regarding the handling of sexual assault allegations dating back to 2015, Kapler said the following:

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Mike Piazza is the New Manager of the Italian National Baseball Team

Kevin Kinkead - November 13, 2019

Mike Piazza hails from the GREAT city of Phoenixville. Actually, he was born in Norristown, but grew up in Phoenixville, long before all of the cool bars and restaurants were added to Bridge Street.

Unfortunately, he played most of his career with the Dodgers and the Mets, but ‘that’s okay,’ as Joe Cordell once said. Piazza is a local dude and a heavy metal fan, so he’s good in my book.

Now he’s got a new gig, as revealed on Twitter:

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Gabe Kapler is the San Francisco Giants’ New Manager

Kevin Kinkead - November 13, 2019

Three-year deal for the former Phillies manager out in San Fran:

Kapler was always linked to San Francisco because he worked with President of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi in Los Angeles. Zaidi was the General Manager and Kap was Director of Player Development.

Zaidi told reporters last night via conference call that he received great feedback on Kapler:

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Crossing Broadcast and Snow The Goalie 11/11/19

Russ Joy - November 11, 2019

Crossing Broadcast “Stumbling Sixers, Shooting and Fitness, Stupid Money”

Kevin, Anthony, and Russ break down the Sixers’ rough West Coast trip, the win over Charlotte, and concerns with Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid. They then react to JT Realmuto’s comments about the organization’s willingness to spend, his comments on signing an extension, and Anthony reveals which former front office member wants to work for the Phillies They finish with Eagles news and notes and Kevin unveils the Mt. Rushmore of Mac n’ Cheese.

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Snow The Goalie “The Flyers are Good… and Fun.”

Anthony and Russ recap the Flyers’ hot stretch, including wins over Toronto and Boston on consecutive nights, and debate how fun the team is to watch. They also discuss how last season’s impact on fan apathy is being seen in attendance this season and debate whether Morgan Frost can replace what the team hoped to get from Nolan Patrick. Finally, Amy Johnson of The AHL Report provides her monthly recap of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

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J.T. Realmuto Suggests That John Middleton Will Continue to Spend Money

Kevin Kinkead - November 11, 2019

Let’s check in on the Phillies.

The GM meetings are taking place in Phoenix, and we’ve got a tidbit in the form of J.T. Realmuto appearing on MLB Network Radio and talking about the offseason and his future.

Check out his comments about John Middleton and the organization’s desire to get that f****** trophy back:

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