- Alden Gonzalez wrote about the Phillies bullpen needs.
This came before the Will Ohman rumors surfaced; still, it’s obvious they want at least one more relief arm. Gonzalez mentions the possibility of JA Happ taking a bullpen role if he loses the fifth-starter race. I disagree no way should Happ be in the bullpen. Chan Ho Park? Sure. Not Happ.
- George Vecsey of the New York Times sat down with Robin Roberts and Larry Christenson after the annual Baseball Assistance Dinner.
It’s a pretty neat read where two great Phillie pitchers discuss lighter, but important facets of baseball, including admiring raw talent.
- In the MetroWest (Mass.) Sunday baseball column, Art Davidson Pat Burrell’s impact with the Rays.
In a conference call, Burrell had the usual good things to say about playing in Philadelphia and moving on to Tampa.