Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Rollins Hurt for the 37th Time this Year

Okay, the number is probably closer to 25. Seriously, it seems Jimmy Rollins just can't stay healthy this season. He left tonight's game with a tight right hammy. He'll be listed the customary day-to-day, but who really knows what that means. Fans wonder the cause of the offensive inconsistency. Well, look no farther than the injury report on our Little Engine That Could (aka J-Roll). Wilson Valdez is the substitute, meaning Jimmy better get some miracle cream rubbed on that flat tire of his and get suited up by the weekend.

Meanwhile, Phils are up 9-0. Most shocking thing- these runs are in support of Cole Hamels who went about 2 months without as much wiggle room. Seems he'll pick up his 10th win of the season and finally drop the "loser" tag due to a sub .500 record.

Oh yeah, Braves are killing the Pirates tonight. Had to be expected. Buccos taking two from them was a gift.

6 comments:

GM-Carson said...

Ceda just drilled Utley. Marlins about to start another bench clearing brawl...

GM-Carson said...

Hoover dropped 2 balls in the 8th. Nate Robertson does not belong in the majors. 5 runs in 2/3 of an inning. Phils were up 10-0, but now it's getting interesting. He should not pitch again this season.

Aaron said...

Yeah that will be quite enough of Nate Robertson thanks.

Great job by charlie letting him give up 5 runs before giving him the hook. Charlie calls it strategery.

GM-Carson said...

Phils better win this game. Horrible 8th inning again tonight. It's the disaster inning lately.

ripjgarcia said...

When was the last time the Phillies were involved in a bench clearing brawl? I seriously can not remember one. Couple close calls in 2008 according to Google search, and nothing for real that I found since 2004.

Preserve Jon said...

Again with the Marlins and their perverse idea of baseball ethics. Down 6 runs in the 8th inning Helms barrels into Hoover.

It was a borderline play because the ball hadn't arrived early enough for Helms to recongnize that he needed to give himself up and of course Hoover dropped the ball.

And why hit Utley? I would have expected Howard to get plunked, but was he out of the game by that time?

Also, props for the The Little Engine That Could reference. I have great memories of that book. Being from PA, I loved that shit growing up.