Phillies Droppin' the Ball

Nothing is ever certain in the NL East, and the Phillies, slated to be the division leaders with their strong starting rotation and overwhelmingly powerful hitters, have fallen to two games behind Bobby Cox’s cult (team). Hmmm…maybe another ’96 is in order? Is it still early? Yes. Is it of concern? Yes. Things have been … Continue reading

Philadelphia Phillies: What Happened to that Offense?

It’s early, but hey it’s always better to be ahead than behind [enter innuendo here]. The Phillies have jumped to the head of the pack in the always competitive NL East, one game ahead of the Marlins in the loss column and a full game ahead of the Braves, with an 8-4 record. With great … Continue reading

A Clear Message From Levine

When Milwaukee Brewers’ owner Mark Attanasio complained about his team being possibly unable to sign first baseman Prince Fielder, Yankees’ President Randy Levine had only two words for him: Stop Whining. I can only hope he said them with the same gusto as the Governator. This return to Attanasio’s belly-aching might seem blunt, but I … Continue reading

Best of the Web! Bill Simmons, Malcolm Gladwell, Sox parodies, oh my!

    So, Friday is – as we’ve discovered at Venuist, the slowest of sports news days.  Well, except for Saturdays (and yeah, that’s a big thank you to you football hooligans who read Mags’ weekly dish).   Some amazing posts from around the web, however, have gotten us juiced.  First of all, the latest … Continue reading