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Saturday, July 12, 2008

Delayed steal?

To echo the sentiment of my associate, if Ruiz's steal was a designed delayed steal with a planned run down like the announcers said it was (I had a hard time seeing it), then Charlie certainly deserves a hand. Well done "Chucker". This was a big win. I hope the rest of this series is much easier against the team whose away record is 19-28.

Also, not to sound like a downer, but I don't think I've ever seen a pitcher be so successful when getting hit around like Kendrick is at times. I think it's pretty unbelievable. Don't call me a pessimist, but it can't possibly last. His WHIP is 1.46 this year. That's unsettlingly high for one of the Phils "top starters".