1. Phillies Sweep Nationals, but It Could Be the End of the Road for Park

    Messages come in the most peculiar ways. This morning I sat wondering what makes players hot or sometimes cold when suddenly my son bound from his room firing his fake M-16 rapid-style about the room like we were in battle...

    Flattish Poe Written by Flattish Poe about over 5 years ago 191 reads 0 comments

  2. Phillies-Nationals Double-Header: Did You Feel That?

    An I-Bomb-nez went off in the nation’s capital yesterday. The same thing happened in my son’s room. I knew my child had been busy...

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  3. Phillies-Nationals: Quality Comes with Quantity—12 Innings of It

    It was a long, warm night. It was one where quality came with quantity...12 innings of it. But it didn’t start out that way. After the first inning, it seemed like it was happening all over again...

    Flattish Poe Written by Flattish Poe about over 5 years ago 100 reads 2 comments

  4. Philadelphia Phillies' Pitching: We Need More Than a Psychologist

    I’m a woman and I'm a lover. By design one makes me do the other. So after yesterday’s 5-3 loss to the Dodgers , I left all the hating to the man I married, whom we’ll now call “Husband Vader...

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  5. Phillies-Dodgers II: If You Don't Have Anything Nice To Say...

    If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. This could be a short post. I haven’t even seen the game yet (yeah, that mommy thing), and I’m wondering if I should...

    Flattish Poe Written by Flattish Poe about over 5 years ago 102 reads 0 comments

  6. Phillies-Dodgers: Jayson Werth's Been a Bad Boy

    I was in NYC yesterday. I know…how could I possibly visit the city of the Phil’s arch-rival so fresh off our losing series with them...

    Flattish Poe Written by Flattish Poe about over 5 years ago 599 reads 2 comments

  7. Everything I Know About Baseball, I Learned From "Elf"

    My dad visited the cemetery today and he's happy to report that no one's missing. That includes Brad Lidge's adrenalin, Jimmy Rollins' batting average, JC Romero's permission to pitch, ...

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  8. Philadelphia Phils vs. Atlanta Braves Recap: Un-Happy Mother's Day

    It had the makin’s of an off day. First, my son made me a custom card for Mother’s Day so on the way to the game I read it: To Mom Roses are red Violence is blue I can’t wait to hit you...

    Flattish Poe Written by Flattish Poe about over 5 years ago 158 reads 8 comments

  9. Forget Flowers for Mother's Day, Jayson Werth's Coming Home with Me

    What’s the over-under on my husband forgetting Mother’s Day? I’m just kidding. The only problem is he’ll do something nice and, in return, I’ll have to acknowledge Father’s Day...

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  10. Phillies Vs. Braves: Cole, the Next Precious Metal

    Did you hear that last night? That was the sound of Philadelphia starting to breathe again. After Cole Hamels took the mound, one thing was certain—there was no dust on the bottle...

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  11. Phillies Vs. Mets: Werth's Performance Overshadowed By, Well, Everything

    My dad said it best, “I went to a drug bust and a baseball game broke out.” Actually, I think that’s a twist on an old Rodney Dangerfield line, but you get my point...

    Flattish Poe Written by Flattish Poe about over 5 years ago 108 reads 2 comments

  12. The Phils Had a Crypt-O-Night and What About Ster-O-Mites?

    I love fantasies. Before last night’s game I fantasized about donning a skin tight shirt spun of fire engine red, embossed with a superhero diamond, except instead of an S there ...

    Flattish Poe Written by Flattish Poe about over 5 years ago 66 reads 0 comments

  13. Phils Vs. Mets: What Have We Learned?

    Some things are just fact: Jayson Werth can do anything he wants to me with that arm, Shane Victorino is the MVP of my dreams, and Raul Ibanez continues to be as hot as a Charlie Manuel bobblehead on a desert dashboard...

    Flattish Poe Written by Flattish Poe about over 5 years ago 121 reads 0 comments

  14. Philadelphia Phils vs. New York Mets: Ahhh, That's Not Nice

    Last night I had to babysit my nephews so I didn’t get to see all of the 7-4 loss first hand (I know, great aunts make for bad fans) but I wanted to share something anyway...

    Flattish Poe Written by Flattish Poe about over 5 years ago 77 reads 0 comments

  15. Phillies vs. Nationals Phinale: Brett Myers Needs His Mojo

    It was a cold night. As much as Phils fans are fair weather friends, Phils hitters are definitely warm weather bats. I know how they feel. I spend November through April in my thermals...

    Flattish Poe Written by Flattish Poe about over 5 years ago 71 reads 4 comments

  16. Phils-Nats II: Location, Location, Location

    Just as predicted, the rain came last night. And just as predicted, Cole Hamels found his groove. They say the three keys to running a successful business are: location, location, location...

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  17. Baseball: No Place For Old Men?

    Late bloomers—that’s what the Phils' seem to be. They’ve bloomed late in a season, in a game, and in an inning. I know how they feel. I’m a late bloomer too...

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  18. Phils vs. Nats: Welcome to the Slugfest

    It was a weird night at Citizens Bank Park. How weird was it? It was so weird that a girl stood up in front of us to order a drink and took nearly thirty minutes to finish the transaction...

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  19. Phillies Phans: A Perspective on Phlorida

    I’m a fan of one of the teams people love to hate, and I’m a lover. I have to be, I’m a mom. If there wasn’t estrogen in the world, babies wouldn’t be born and baseball greats wouldn’t be raised...

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  20. Jayson Werth On a Mother's Day Blanket?

    Did I hear that right? I could be wrong, but I swore they said Jayson Werth is on a blanket to be distributed to mothers at Citizens Bank Park on Mother’s Day. Please tell me he’s naked...

    Flattish Poe Written by Flattish Poe about over 5 years ago 719 reads 0 comments

  21. Phillies-Marlins: Can't Wait for the Sequel

    To everyone who resisted the desire to touch the clicker late in the impending shutout in Friday night's Phillies game with the Marlins, I commend you...

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  22. Raul Ibanez - How Do I Say His Name?

    As a season ticket holder in the left-center outfield stands at Citizens Bank Park, there are a few things I know...

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  23. What Real Babes Need

    It’s not the ‘church’ of baseball. It’s a jock-infested, red-hot brothel of balls and bats – that’s what it is. Let me explain why I think that. I’m a babe...

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