Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Minor League Phillies to Keep an Eye On, Part Two

February 1, 2014 12:00 pm6 comments
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Zach Collier – LF The 2008 draft was good to the Philadelphia Phillies. Players who have recently started seeing some time in the majors, such as Jon Pettibone, Jarred Cosart (currently playing for the Houston Astros), Vance Worley, and Michael Stutes were all signed in that draft. But 6’2” left-handed […]

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Happy News #4: Valentines, Awkward Russian Turtles, and Sweet Chocolaty Goodness

January 28, 2014 12:00 pm4 comments
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Happy News: Happy Valentines Day! Also, Happy Olympics to those of you who are following it. They seem to be off to a very interesting start. The Winter Olympics are currently being held in Sochi, Russia. There has been a lot of political turmoil over this due to the recent […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Minor League Phillies to Keep an Eye On, Part One

January 1, 2014 12:00 pm18 comments
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Seth Rosin – RHP Seth Rosin, a 6’6” 250lb. North Dakota native, was acquired from the San Francisco Giants in the (second) Hunter Pence trade. The 24-year-old was named the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week in late May of the 2013 season. He had the most wins for the […]

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The Happiness Column: Fire-Tailed Border Cocker

December 8, 2013 3:03 am18 comments

Happy News: I’d like to start off this week’s column with little motivation; motivation not to gain the “freshmen 15”.  Last weekend, I learned what doctors do for patients that can’t use standard MRI machines because of their weight.   They send them to SeaWorld.  Sounds odd, right?  They send them […]

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Happy News #3

December 6, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
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Happy News: This week’s happiest news is that Justin Bieber was arrested! That was actually a joke, there were far more interesting and happier things that happened this week, but I must admit it feels kind of wonderful that that little twerp finally got what was coming. Remember that time […]

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Insomniacs Anonymous

December 5, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
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“He would lie in the bed and finally, with daylight, he would go to sleep. After all, he said to himself, it is probably only insomnia. Many must have it.” – Ernest Hemingway, A Clean Well Lighted Place The Famous & The Sleepless: Arianna Huffington Blogger, commentator, and founder of […]

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Gaga for Gaga: Fashion Icons

December 4, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
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Why are we so drawn to celebrities? What about them fascinates us? It could be their eccentric personalities or their larger than life appearance. For Lady Gaga, it is her wild and crazy fashion sense. From wearing meat to literally emerging from a womb, Lady Gaga knows how to make […]

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The Happiness Column: Batkid and Anonymous

November 20, 2013 2:58 am0 comments

Happy News: Na na na na na na na na Batkid!  That’s right!  Scoot over Batman, you have some competition.  In mid-November, Batkid saved the day in San Fransico.  Five-year- old Miles Scott is currently in remission from leukemia.   The Make-a-Wish Foundation converted part of San Fransico into Gotham City […]

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Insomnia: The Details

November 9, 2013 12:00 pm2 comments
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“The woods are lovely, dark, and deep. But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.” – Robert Frost There are different reasons why college students refuse to give into sleep. “Because I want to have a social life […]

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

November 2, 2013 12:00 pm2 comments
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The beginning of October didn’t feel much like autumn weather wise, but temperatures have finally begun to cool down a bit. With the start of November, the briskness of the Fall season has officially arrived and a chilly winter is surely ahead of us. Of course, it is vital that […]

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