reason you haven't seen this rant posted earlier is that I have been too
stunned up till this point to even comment.Â
First, you have Charlie Manuel's profanity-laden tirade at an eminently unlikable
reporter/talk show host.Â Wow.Â Where do you even go with that one?Â THEN...mere hours later, the Phillies announce
they are converting their #1 starting pitcher to a late reliever.
CONVERTING THEIR NUMBER ONE STARTER INTO A PITCHER WHO WILL PITCH ONLY ABOUT AN
INNING PER GAME.
even going to be the closer!Â I mean,
only the Phillies could make such a stupid ridiculous move...AND screw it up in
the process!Â They can't even get idiocy
where it really gets scary, Part I:Â In
an interview on Mid-Atlantic SportsNet yesterday, Myers said that he made
Manuel PROMISE him that he will NOT move him back into the rotation.Â I don't have the strength to even say that
where it really gets scary, Part II: ESPN.com's Jayson Stark (who was a
Phillies beat writer and columnist before he went to ESPN) reports
that "there continues to be no sign that Manuel is in any short-term
danger of getting canned".
Eagles training camp open?
By the way,
I borrowed the headline for this rant from a column
by Philadelphia Daily News columnist Rich Hoffman, who is usually a pretty good