Jul 182010
 
Confident Kolb Ready To Man The Controls

July 18 The Times of Trenton columnist Mark Eckel “For the first time since 1998, the Eagles go to training camp without Donovan McNabb as one of their quarterbacks.It’s Kevin Kolb’s team for the foreseeable future and how the 25-year-old Texan performs will directly relate to the Eagles’ success in that same time frame. That’s [More…]

Jul 182010
 
What can Brown do for Phils' outfield? A lot

July 18 Camden Courier-Post “We have seen the same thing all too often from the Phillies: inconsistent starting pitching and inconsistent hitting. That’s why it’s time to do something drastic. It’s time to bring up Domonic Brown and let him play every day. If that means trading Jayson Werth for some pitching help, then do [More…]

Jul 182010
 
Mark Shapiro made mistake in letting Charlie Manuel go in 2002

 July 18 Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist Paul Hoynes “Impatient as human beings are, time is the still the best evaluator. It doesn’t matter in what field of endeavor decisions are made, time decides the winners and losers. At the All-Star break in 2002, Indians manager Charlie Manuel went to see General Manager Mark Shapiro about his [More…]

Jul 182010
 
What to expect from the Eagles' run game

July 18 Philadelphia Inquirer  “Today, we take a look at expectations for Eagles running backs LeSean McCoy, Mike Bell and Leonard Weaver. As I continue to digest the Eagles chapter in the 2010 Football Outsiders Almanac, different nuggets have caught my attention. One of the main items has to do with the running backs and [More…]

Will Eagles emerge?

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Jul 182010
 
Will Eagles emerge?

July 18 Camden Courier-Post columnist Geoff Mosher “Andy Reid doesn’t believe in rebuilding, seasons of transition or lowered expectations. The objective every season is the same for the Eagles’ head coach — win the Super Bowl. But after the offseason trade that landed his former cornerstone quarterback in a division rival’s jersey, the team’s almost annual [More…]

Ninth-inning rally lifts Phils

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Jul 182010
 
Ninth-inning rally lifts Phils

July 17 By Bob Brookover INQUIRER STAFF WRITER CHICAGO – Regardless of the vantage point at Wrigley Field, it did not look good for the Phillies. Brian Schneider was rounding third base, and leftfielder Tyler Colvin’s throw after a two-out, ninth-inning single by Placido Polanco was headed home. The Phillies’ reserve catcher, like most players [More…]