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Crosby, Malkin, etc., the names of the underclass of the underclassmen. Not “the Great One” but “the soft ones.” Guest appearance is made by The Great Muqqa hailing from the far … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · 1 Comment


Remember the last time Roy Halladay pitched? And the score was 1-0? We all went home looking like this:  Luckily today we came away with a victory! LONG BALLS staff was in … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Phillies Bullpen is Shaping Up

  So Michael Stutes’ shoulder hurts. That plus a bad spring training seems to me that he won’t be on the team next week. Joe Savery (Shavery) is still in camp … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Phillies Updates March 25th

Updates: Chase Utley speaks Placido Polanco is back in the lineup Jim Thome is playing first base   Chase Utley has given us an update. He says his left knee … Continue reading

March 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

Chase Utley is Phillies Baseball

Goddamn this dreadfully scary/agonizing spring for the Philadelphia Phillies. Constant concern over the payroll, resigning important pieces like Victorino and Hamels, and the negative trend line of the team have … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · 2 Comments


Dontrelle Willis is no long one of the boys of spring. Sorry Dontrelle, see ya on another team (maybe). Here’s a great article from the Philadelphia Daily News though: http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/20120316_Why_is_this_man_smiling_.htmlContinue reading

March 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

RIP Blanton the Beached Whale

Sooo0o0o0o0oo has anyone seen Joe Blanton this spring? I don’t know what happened but he no longer fat. In fact, he looks good. Props to Joe but I’m gonna miss seeing … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Second Lefty from the Bullpen

Is it Dontrelle Willis? Joe Savery? Jake Diekman? Jeremy Horst? Someone else? Dontrelle Willis hasn’t been a successful pitcher in the Major Leagues in years, and that doesn’t look like … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

BREAKING: Strasburg, Gonzalez, Zimmermann are better than Halladay, Lee, Hamels

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, you read that headline correctly. Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, and Jordan Zimmermann are considered BETTER, MORE TALENTED, MORE EFFECTIVE than H. Roy Halladay, Clifton P. Lee, and Cole … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · 1 Comment