Just a thought: If you’re going to bang up on Ruben for “blowing it” this off-season, you’ve got to show me how he (a) should’ve known and (b) could’ve done better. Think you’ll be hard-pressed to find gaffes that were both apparent at the times he made the decisions AND had clear-cut alternatives.
Just a thought: Since when are flaws bad? Not gaping holes, but barely glimmering slivers, they’re not problematic. In fact, the benefits — team-wide urgency on every individual — more than outweigh the costs. Isn’t that what you see when you see the Flyers miss out on Zach Parise, Ryan Suter and Matt Carle? That … Continue reading
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VIDEO (Calkins Media): Cliff Lee, winner. VIDEO (ESPN): Zach Parise, wild. AUDIO (CSN Philly): Phillies 2012 milestones in yesterday’s 9-2 win over the Mets: Cliff Lee’s first win, the Phillies fifth when trailing after six innings. (Entered 0-5 and 4-31, respectively.) Psychological importance there couldn’t be overstated, on either. But they could be understated, apparently. Even both. Nice save, Chase Utley, … Continue reading