And, quite possibly, sticking him out in left field in a major league game just three days after making his first start out there in a half decade? It’s a smart move at this juncture in the Phillies season for several reasons, and mostly because it’s a temporary solution to a problem the front office really doesn’t need to make a final decision on for another six months, at least.Because that would appear to be the plan here, calling up Hoskins to make his MLB debut as soon as Thursday night at Citizens Bank Park against the New York Mets. Before we count down the reasons it’s smart, we’ll add one caveat: as with the previous front office’s hasty decision to stick Cody Asche out in left field two years ago to make room for top hitting prospect Maikel Franco, the current front office should have had a bit more foresight going into 2017.Winner of the James Beard Award for Best Chef: Great Lakes, Koren Grieveson is a talented chef from Angola.
“Broadway” Joe Namath definitely lived up to his nickname as he was a charismatic quarterback who loved to party.
He carried that moniker with him even after his playing days, and was noticeably drunk during an interview on the sideline of a Monday Night Football game in 2003.
And on the third day, Rhys Hoskins was penciled into his regular spot in the middle of Dusty Wathan’s lineup card at Triple-A Lehigh Valley and in his new irregular spot in the field.
Hoskins, the best hitter in the Phillies farm system for two years running, was set to start Wednesday night’s game against Alec Asher and the Norfolk Tides in left field. Taking a guy with a major league-ready bat but somewhat questionable glove at first base and sticking him out in the outfield?
Hitting mammoth home runs and striking out ten hitters a game look great in highlights or on the back of a baseball card, but those who excel at these feats are few and far between. Lifers count their number of spring trainings in decades, not just years.
Lifers have played and coached in a dozen major-league parks that have long since been demolished.
Lifers are men you would not recognize if they weren’t wearing turf shoes or carrying around a fungo bat. John Christopher Vukovich was born on July 31, 1947, in Sacramento, California, to John and Lena Vukovich, and grew up in Sutter Creek, about 45 miles from Sacramento.
His father worked hard – very hard – to provide for his family.
Stories about Andre the Giant’s drinking escapades are almost unbelievable until you consider how big the man was. ” Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, is notoriously known for “The Malice at the Palace” in which he entered the stands to attack a fan, but he also admitted to drinking Hennessy at halftime during games.
He was labeled “The Greatest Drunk on Earth” after he drank after he drank 119 in six hours, and he also drank 127 beers before passing out in a hotel lobby. Charles Barkley has had his run in with the cops over his drinking, and he was never in the best shape during his playing days which could be attributed to his drinking.
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