Michael/Male/26-30. Lives in United States/Pennsylvania/Wexford/Christopher Wren, speaks English. Spends 20% of daytime online. Uses a Fast (128k-512k) connection. And likes baseball /politics.
This is my blogchalk:
United States, Pennsylvania, Wexford, Christopher Wren, English, Michael, Male, 26-30, baseball , politics.

Thursday, June 09, 2005


I'm back from D.A. school in Hershey, Pa. (Well, actually Grantville, Pa.) I had fun: I got to shoot a gun, witness a DUI booking session and generally learn about criminal law topics that ranged from the interesting (I loved our Narcotics prosecution lecture, which was presented by Montgomery County Deputy DA Kevin Steele & a county narcotics detective, who both did a tremendous job on a topic that really engages me), to the not-so-interesting. (I won't say.) I met a lot of great people, great Assistant District Attorneys who are going to serve the Commonwealth well. If any of you read this blog, I just want to say that I had a blast.

I watched a little baseball along the way. Naturally I have thoughts on the Urbina-Polanco trade. Namely, I'm baffled why the team dealt Polanco for a guy with a groundball-flyball ratio of 0.38 ... seriously, that's nuts. Urbina might be a great pitcher, but he's got a lot of flaws and isn't a good fit for this team. E.g., he's surrendering 1.6 home runs per 9 innings, product of the fact that he's a flyball pitcher and 13% of his flyballs turn into home runs. Urbina succeeded with the Tigers because he plays in the third toughest AL park to hit a Home Run in: Comerica Park.

Comerica had a home run factor of 86 last year. Only Kansas City and Cleveland had tougher AL parks. Comercia is a tough place to get a run (runs factor of 93) or an extra-base hit (double factor of 83). How well is Urbina going to do in a place so friendly to the long ball? Not well, I suspect. Even with an improved (aka, Eric Milton-less) pitching staff, the Phillies are surrendering a lot of home runs this season. I just don't see Urbina working out.

And to get him the Phillies broke up with 2B platoon. I say bravo to that- about time Chase gets the job -but if Bell or Chase go down the Phillies are going to sorely miss having Mr. Utility back there. And to give up a glove of Polanco's calibur for a player badly unsuited to playing at Citizens ... I think Ed Wade got taken on this one.

More tomorrow. I gotta unpack.

Stop confusing me with the facts Mike, I've already made up my mind.
Just came across your blog. Since WHEN have the Phillies made a GOOD trade? Thank God they're finally winning. I miss 1980 like a sonofabitch.
I see your point to an extent Mike. Ideally, the Phils would like to see all their pitchers be ground ballers. But what tree do those guys fall from? If they didn't get an extra body in the pen, soon Wagner and Madson would start hanging them. More importantly, Atlanta or Florida would have grabbed him. I have no idea how many relievers are available, but it can't be many. Three or four maybe. Can you imagine what Urbina would mean to the Braves right now? Obviously, he didn't do the job last night, but I think it will work out.

I agree with you on your Polanco point however. At some point this season they'll miss his utility.
Also, good against the grain thinking once again, Mike. Nobody was thinking of his groundball/flyball ratio. You have earned propz. That's right, propz with a "z".
Curse you Mike. I was big up on him through the simple assessment of K's/9 and his WHIP, and didn't once think of the G/F ratio . . .
Does this mean the Utley will sudddenly learn how to hit LHP? I'm all for giving him the full-time job, but if continues to put up a .560 OPS against them (granted in only 83 AB's) the Phils are gonna be in trouble. Too bad the Tigers wouldn't have taken David Bell instead.
I was searching for chicago cubs season ticket and found your site.

I'm a huge Cub fan and I have been looking for other sites about chicago cubs season ticket

What's that saying about round up all the lawyers... LOL! Here's your chance... florida accident lawyer
Have you listed your blog in a blog directory?

"create your own blog" is what I used to find your blog on google

create your own blog
RSS Announcer instantly and automatically submits your RSS feeds
Have you listed your blog in a blog directory?

"baby blog" is what I used to find your blog on google

baby blog
nice blog enjoyed it :)

Keep up the excellent work! and i bookmarked u!
Hey, you have a great blog here! I'm definitely going to bookmark you!
I have a genital herpes pictures

genital herpes pictures
site/blog. It pretty much covers related stuff.
Come and check it out if you get time :-)
Hey, you have a great blog here! I'm definitely going to bookmark you!

I have a http://www.start-job.com/s-computer equipment
.html site/blog. It pretty much covers computer equipment
related stuff.
http://www.start-job.com/s-computer equipment
.html computer equipment

http://www.start-job.com/n-computer equipment
.html News computer equipment

Come and check it out if you get time :-)
display your RSS feeds on their web sites for content.
And on a lighter note than pure cnn court transcript trial , check out the funniest trial transcript ever! If it's not serious enough of a topic, well, just pretend it's the Brit's version of cnn court transcript trial !
I just came across your blog and wanted to drop you a note telling you how impressed I was with the information you have posted here.
I also have a web site & blog about work at home so I know what I'm talking about when I say your site is top-notch! Keep up the great work!
Hey Fellow, you have a great blog here! I have a web
site & blog about physician job opportunity.
Yours is top-notch!
If you have a moment, please visit my site
physician job opportunity
I wish you all the best!
Hey Blogger,

Your website has truly inspired me and I would like to know more. Please add further details!

digital descrambler filter
I am here because of search results for blogs with a related topic to mine.
Please,accept my congratulations for your excellent work!
I have a attorney chicago employment search site.
Come and check it out if you get time :-)
Best regards!
Hello Friend! I just came across your blog and wanted to
drop you a note telling you how impressed I was with
the information you have posted here.
Keep up the great work, you are providing a great resource on the Internet here!
If you have a moment, please make a visit to my yahoo messenger with spyware site.
Good luck in your endeavors!

free online paid survey Earn $5 to $75 per survey.

Earn Extra Income Part-Time Anytime Anywhere. How Much Does Your Opinons Worth? Supplement Your Salary. Earn Extra Money Part-time.

Do you have an opinon? Get paid to take Online Paid Survey. Participate in Online Paid Survey and get paid for taking online paid surveys. You can earn between $5 to $75 per survey.

Earn money part-time for taking online surveys. free online paid survey

fantasy baseball cafeAny one using the phrase "easy as taking candy from a baby, has never tried taking candy from a baby before.fantasy baseball cafe
You have been searching for the latest data entry processing product. End your search today, visit data entry processing and select the product of your choice from the wide selection of Clickbank Products
Post a Comment

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?