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By Ben Reiter
Just the links this week, as I dig out from a flurry of reader responses impugning Hanley Ramirez's defense:
That dude who caught Barry Bonds's 756th home run is selling on eBay the Jose Reyes jersey he was wearing on that magical night. You get 15 percent off if you're able to identify at least 36 of the substances staining the thing; I'll spot you sweat, ketchup, Bud, saliva, and maybe a little of the Clear.
If Cole Hamels‚ elbow strain's anything more than "very minor," the Phils are officially done-zo. Hamels says he thinks he'll be ok: "Every time I've listened to my gut, it's worked," he notes. Except when his gut told him to go see The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.
I don't want to be a jerk, but I really don't get the point of stories such as this, wherein we learn that Ryan Zimmerman, who fell a double short of hitting for the cycle on Tuesday, thinks accomplishing the feat "would be cool, but it's hard to do." It would be significantly more interesting if Zimmerman actually was fazed by the near miss.
It's always mildly entertaining when two fellows that nobody really cares much about -- in this case, Marlins president David Samson and Scott Olsen's agent Matt Sosnick -- get into a public war of words. Sosnick even broke out the "big guppy" insult; Samson must be reeling!
Strange article about Kyle Davies. As best as I can tell: a) Davies is happy to be out of Atlanta; b) his fiancée has won her escape from some sort of forced servitude; and c) A-Rod uses weird syntax.
Labels: NL East
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