Monthly Archives: February 2017

You Win Some … But Not Today

Looks like new hitting coach Matt Stairs has his work cut out for him, as the Phillies have many steps to climb.  Too impulsive at the plate today, with the exception of Maikel Franco who hit a bomb on the … Continue reading

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A Walk in and to the Park

Beautiful day in Dunedin yesterday for a walk across the Pinellas Trail to Flordia Auto Exchange Stadium to watch the Phils bash the Jays, 10-3, under sunny skies.

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Back to the Basics

The Phillies continue to make changes, and we’ll soon learn how many of them translate to wins on the field.  An overt one is renaming their spring training home, swapping out Bright House Networks in favor of Spectrum. Though the … Continue reading

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Dunedin Starbucks

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Let The Games Begin!

Flew down for the Grapefruit League this morning, and listened to Phils lay an egg in Tampa against the Yankees.  The not-yet-Fightins couldn’t manage to get anyone on base until the 7th inning, then two meaningless garbage time solo HRs … Continue reading

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Insomniac City

The book has arrived, and it is a marvelous tribute to New York (the City that never sleeps at night) and to Oliver Sacks in his later years as witnessed in large measure by his partner, Bill Hayes.  I fully … Continue reading

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The Gat Brothers

Ba’alei Teshuva.  Born-again Jews.  Talented musicians good to the bone, those Gat Brothers.  One, two, tree, four …

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