TS: If I have to get rid of my collection, that is the last car to go.
So if you have to get out, you're getting out in that car?
TS: Oh, yeah. I don't drive it much. I'm so scared to put a nick in the paint. I don't want anything to happen to that car. We need to get our football player and let him ride in that thing with me. I promise you, I could change his mind.
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• Swing Away
The Phillies reportedly want to add a hitter to protect Ryan Howard in the lineup. Ironically, MLB Network analyst Mitch Williams thinks Howard's penchant for striking out (tied for third in MLB, with 110 K's) has covered up deficiencies in their lineup. "The fact that Ryan Howard has 75 RBIs right now is a testament to pitchers' ignorance," Williams told me. "Pitchers continue to pitch to Howard because they think they can strike him out. If he stops striking out, they're going to stop pitching to him."