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Jul
04
2011
Posted by meech.one at 9:00 pm ET 46 Comments

One of the top pitching prospects in the Phillies organization, Jarred Cosart, and a young aspiring TV host from Texas named Amber Leigh Hartman broke off their relationship recently, and it got a little uncomfortable when Amber decided to tweet about it.

Turns out, Jarred didn’t think the breakup was as mutual as she did. The perils of social networking:

Chin up, Jarred. You don’t want to be associated with a Cowboys fan anyway.

UPDATE 1:00 am: It looks like these two kids can’t get on the same page. After word spread about their break-up (don’t worry, I’m ashamed of myself too), Amber announced the two of them have reconciled and decided to give their relationship another go:

And then Jarred was all, NOT SO FAST:

Now I feel dirty. I’m hoping I won’t ever have to update this post again.

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May
12
2011
Posted by meech.one at 10:43 pm ET 40 Comments

The last time we saw Chase Utley hit a home run was on October 10th of last year off of Johnny Cueto in Game 3 of the NLDS against the Reds. And I don’t know about you, but even though this was in a minor league game off of somebody named Joe Kelly, it sure as hell felt good to finally watch him go yard again.

It was in the fifth inning, after fellow rehabber Roy Oswalt had already wrapped up his 7 hit, 3 earned run tune up (he could use another game or two in the minors methinks), when Chase Utley stepped up to the plate with one out. And on the first pitch…

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May
12
2011
Posted by meech.one at 3:16 pm ET 28 Comments

In case you haven’t heard, CSNPhilly will broadcast the game between the advanced Class-A Clearwater Threshers and the Palm Beach Cardinals tonight at 7:00. The game will feature promising minor leaguers such as Jiwan “The REAL King” James (pictured), Jonathan Singleton, Joe Savery, Moose Mattair as well as some guys named Chase Utley, Carlos Ruiz, and a pitcher who goes by Roy Oswalt (sounds like a bust to me).

Phillies/Flyers voice Jim Jackson will handle the play-by-play duties and former All-Star reliever Ricky Bottalico will be your Chris Wheeler impersonator for the night. If you aren’t in the Philly area to catch the game live, we’ll hopefully have some highlights on The Fightins later on tonight/tomorrow morning.

(Photo boosted from the Tug Haines Casual Fan project)

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May
06
2011
Posted by Tug Haines at 5:38 pm ET 4 Comments

Current Clearwater Threshers (and future Phillies) Jiwan James and Jonathan Singleton will be doing a Ustream tonight. If you spend your Friday nights on the internet (and let’s face it, you do) and want to ask some serious questions of a couple of top prospects in the Phillies’ organization, then head on over to The RELL King James Jiwan James’s Ustream channel (YoungPhillie) “tonight around 11:15 or so after our game 2night!!!” to find out stuff like:

  • Which Thresher is the best at ladder golf
  • How many VORPs they have so far this year
  • How do they like their eggs
  • What’s Phinley like when he’s drunk
  • Put shoe on head

So go over the Ustream when you’re hammered and see what you can find out.

H/T to Christina at Philliedelphia for making me aware of this.

Jiwan James’s Ustream channel

Jiwan James on Twitter

Jon Singleton on Twitter

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