Jan 042011
 
Do all statheads hate Cliff Lee?

Or just their hero, Bill James? The 2011 Bill James Handbook  is apparently out, and according to the number crunchers, the Phillies recent superstar acquisition is going to forget how to throw strikes. Here’s the Phillies 2011 rotation performance projection (via the ZoZone): James must not be a big fan of the Four Horseman.  Probably [More…]

Elbow may keep Bradley benched

 Posted by at 3:14 pm
Jan 042011
 
Elbow may keep Bradley benched

January 4 Camden Courier-Post: “Eagles coach Andy Reid said Monday that middle linebacker Stewart Bradley isn’t on track to return Sunday from the elbow injury that sidelined him the last three regular-season games. The team had hoped Bradley would be back for the playoffs, but Reid said it would be a stretch for him to [More…]

Jan 042011
 
Michael Leighton clears waivers, goes to Phantoms

By Justin Adkins: The Flyers  have confirmed that former goaltender Michael Leighton has cleared waivers, and will be assigned to their AHL affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms. No team made a claim for the former Flyer (twice now), Hurricane, Predator, Sabre, Canadien, and Duck. With the Flyers, Leighton was 17-5-2, with an 8-3 playoff record. But most teams [More…]

Sixers fall to Hornets, 84-77

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Jan 042011
 
Sixers fall to Hornets, 84-77

January 4 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Something about Doug Collins’ demeanor suggested that he wasn’t going to micromanage this game. He wasn’t going to call a half dozen time-outs, he wasn’t going to wave his point guard over after every possession and bark into his ear, and he wasn’t going to pace the sideline like his heart [More…]