For those of you that don’t frequent Deadspin. Oh my. I have to say I don’t know what happens in the 2nd half of this video, because even though it is hilarious, it is way too awkward for me to watch the entire thing. Now, is there a Vancouver equivalent of this? Perhaps. But, I haven’t seen that one yet. Tim Thomas is only so good. It’s tough to overcome something like this.
Read an article today that the Phillies are one of 9 teams in violation of MLB’s debt policy. Apparently they carry more debt than 10 times their annual profits. Pretty interesting considering the Phillies seem to be maxed out on revenue. If the team hits the skids and people stop showing up, Cliff Lee may become this town’s version of Bobby Bonilla. Someone will be reading a blog in 2035 saying, “The Phillies owe Cliff Lee 5 million a year for the next 40 years?” I actually have no idea what this means in real financial terms, but it seems like a very extreme case of, you have to spend money to make money.
Quiz of the Day: Starts with “A”. Category: Things that Start with A. My Score: 30/40.
Half-assed effort on the quiz. Pretty weak post too. Not my best week aside from the Entenmann’s, but what are you going to do? See you Monday.