Saturday, June 30, 2012

Philadelphia Phillies Trades Are Coming

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Phillies

Each passing day that the Phillies don't make progress toward a playoff position seems to inevitably bring them closer to making a series of trades.

Unless a dramatic turnaround takes place within the next two weeks, I expect Ruben Amaro Jr. to behave like he is Pat Gillick circa 2006 - trading off some pieces, obtaining other major league-ready talent.

Not a rebuild in the making, but a revamp, with the intent of coming right back next season.


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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Philadelphia Phillies Roster Moves

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Phillies

Chase Utley's return went fabulously well. The team's bullpen game didn't work and the team lost to the Pirates as a result. (Hardly unexpected, or a tragedy.)

The move to designate Chad Qualls for assignment makes sense. While he had been an effective pitcher earlier in his career, he was not this season.

Joe Savery was modestly effective and was also not suprisingly sent down to Triple-A.

The call-ups of Brian Sanches and Jeremy Horst from Lehigh Valley basically continues to ongoing shifts in a bullpen that is not strong. Possibly, one or both of these men can be better than the two who are now gone.

The need for more bullpen changes seems certain as the schedule unfolds.


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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Philadelphia Phillies 2B Chase Utley Is Back - Details At 11 o'clock

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Remember when the big sports stories were previewed on the 6 o'clock news and then reviwed at 11 o'clock? Great days gone by.

Throwback player Chase Utley has reminded many of us about the old days ever since he arrived in Philadelphia. Great to see him back in town again this year.

Here's hoping that this hard-working player can manage his knee condition well enough to stay healthy and create some more career highlights along the way.



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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Philadelphia Phillies Await Chase Utley's Mid-Week Return

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Utley is set to return Wednesday. Nothing more to write about that until it happens. And when it does happen, it will be a BIG DEAL.



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Monday, June 25, 2012

Philadelphia Phillies Await Chase Utley's Mid-Week Return

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Utley is set to return Wednesday. Nothing more to write about that until it happens. And when it does happen, it will be a BIG DEAL.



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For those of us who are old enough to remember When Baseball Cards were King, the spring is always a special time of year.

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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Jerry Sandusky: Why Didn't His Family Stop Him?

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What would you have done to stop him?

Jerry Sandusky used his free will to commit the actions that he did.

His victims start with the children involved and then move to those adults who witnessed his behavior, or were drawn into it.

Having worked in the investigative field, I can tell you that it is common for the public at-large to shift their focus to what they think everyone else should have done to stop a criminal in retrospect. That is because people believe they know how they would respond to bizarre situations if they were ever in them, or were forced to be witness of such situations.

The media demonized Joe Paterno because he has a famous name. He was the easy target that drew attention to their byline, their faces, their internet article titles. How many journalists did any real investigative work regarding what Sandusky's wife and other family members knew and what they did/didn't do about it. Most in the media took the easy way out, just like Sandusky's family members did.

Because Sandusky didn't control himself, the next line of defense was his own family. What did they do to stop him?

There are people who are strong enough to turn in their own family members for the crimes they commit. There are other people who don't have the character to do so. They enable the crimes to occur.

After his family, then his employer (and all connected to that employer) can be looked at. But, never forget to first consider what those closest to him could have done before you ever jump to the Penn State solution.

Now, a jury of his peers has removed Sandusky from society and most important part of this problem has been handled.

***This information is being re-posted because of the high volume of interest that the information contained within this post continues to generate. The original version was first posted on 11/14/11.

Penn State: 


Center County District Attorney Ray Gricar has been missing since 2005.

Anytime a DA is missing, a list of many 'enemies' could be considered as potential suspects in what could be a crime.

In this instance - Gricar was the DA who, in 1998, investigated the matters involving Jerry Sandusky that have now become infamous.

Missing hard drive


Gricar disappeared in 2005. His body has never been found since, but his car was found in a parking lot and his laptop computer was found in the Susquehanna river. That laptop was missing its hard drive.

Would someone only keep sensitive information on a hard drive, or would they also back it up?

This speculation doesn't prove, or even implies, that it was connected to the current matter. Right?

Logic

Gricar chose not to prosecute in the late 1990s because he must have believed that he didn't have enough conclusive evidence to do so.

There is no evidence that suggests he was a friend of Sandusky, or was somehow persuaded to overlook the matter.

What is the likelihood that a DA who investigated a case of this nature chose to never follow up after the late 1990s?

What information about that case, or any other case, was he in possession at the time of his disappearance?

Gricar is either somehow still alive somewhere, committed suicide, was abducted and then murdered randomly by strangers, or was abducted and then murdered intentionally by people with clear intent.

It seems highly unlikely that he is still alive.

Suicide? No information about personal problems, mental issues, or blackmail exists.

No, there is no evidence that any of that related to the Penn State situation.

But, the entire argument about why this entire matter has remained a secret for so long seems to be missing some logical pieces.

We may never know what actually happened to Gricar.

But, whatever happened to him and his life deserves justice. And so do his family, friends and colleagues.  (The exact same thoughts are currently being offered for the children who were victims in this scandal as well.)


Baseball cards

For those of us who are old enough to remember When Baseball Cards were King, the spring is always a special time of year.

Bygone days spent with elementary school days and family members opening packs of Topps cardboard gold never truly fade away.


Hockey


Here is a hockey story that all ice fans will like: The mystery behind these 1970s Topps hockey cards is revealed.


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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Jerry Sandusky: Why Didn't His Family Stop Him?

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What would you have done to stop him?

Jerry Sandusky used his free will to commit the actions that he did.

His victims start with the children involved and then move to those adults who witnessed his behavior, or were drawn into it.

Having worked in the investigative field, I can tell you that it is common for the public at-large to shift their focus to what they think everyone else should have done to stop a criminal in retrospect. That is because people believe they know how they would respond to bizarre situations if they were ever in them, or were forced to be witness of such situations.

The media demonized Joe Paterno because he has a famous name. He was the easy target that drew attention to their byline, their faces, their internet article titles. How many journalists did any real investigative work regarding what Sandusky's wife and other family members knew and what they did/didn't do about it. Most in the media took the easy way out, just like Sandusky's family members did.

Because Sandusky didn't control himself, the next line of defense was his own family. What did they do to stop him?

There are people who are strong enough to turn in their own family members for the crimes they commit. There are other people who don't have the character to do so. They enable the crimes to occur.

After his family, then his employer (and all connected to that employer) can be looked at. But, never forget to first consider what those closest to him could have done before you ever jump to the Penn State solution.

Now, a jury of his peers has removed Sandusky from society and most important part of this problem has been handled.

***This information is being re-posted because of the high volume of interest that the information contained within this post continues to generate. The original version was first posted on 11/14/11.

Penn State: 


Center County District Attorney Ray Gricar has been missing since 2005.

Anytime a DA is missing, a list of many 'enemies' could be considered as potential suspects in what could be a crime.

In this instance - Gricar was the DA who, in 1998, investigated the matters involving Jerry Sandusky that have now become infamous.

Missing hard drive


Gricar disappeared in 2005. His body has never been found since, but his car was found in a parking lot and his laptop computer was found in the Susquehanna river. That laptop was missing its hard drive.

Would someone only keep sensitive information on a hard drive, or would they also back it up?

This speculation doesn't prove, or even implies, that it was connected to the current matter. Right?

Logic

Gricar chose not to prosecute in the late 1990s because he must have believed that he didn't have enough conclusive evidence to do so.

There is no evidence that suggests he was a friend of Sandusky, or was somehow persuaded to overlook the matter.

What is the likelihood that a DA who investigated a case of this nature chose to never follow up after the late 1990s?

What information about that case, or any other case, was he in possession at the time of his disappearance?

Gricar is either somehow still alive somewhere, committed suicide, was abducted and then murdered randomly by strangers, or was abducted and then murdered intentionally by people with clear intent.

It seems highly unlikely that he is still alive.

Suicide? No information about personal problems, mental issues, or blackmail exists.

No, there is no evidence that any of that related to the Penn State situation.

But, the entire argument about why this entire matter has remained a secret for so long seems to be missing some logical pieces.

We may never know what actually happened to Gricar.

But, whatever happened to him and his life deserves justice. And so do his family, friends and colleagues.  (The exact same thoughts are currently being offered for the children who were victims in this scandal as well.)


Baseball cards

For those of us who are old enough to remember When Baseball Cards were King, the spring is always a special time of year.

Bygone days spent with elementary school days and family members opening packs of Topps cardboard gold never truly fade away.


Hockey


Here is a hockey story that all ice fans will like: The mystery behind these 1970s Topps hockey cards is revealed.


Thank you for also clicking on one, or more, of my Yahoo Voices articles that are shown below:

Model Management Agency - MMA Has Another Rising Star in Megan Irminger

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Friday, June 22, 2012

Jerry Sandusky Found Guilty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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The Verdict Will Soon Be Coming

Jerry Sandusky used his free will to commit the actions that he did.

His victims start with the children involved and then move to those adults who witnessed his behavior, or were drawn into it.

Having worked in the investigative field, I can tell you that it is common for the public at-large to shift their focus to what they think everyone else should have done to stop a criminal in retrospect. That is because people believe they know how they would respond to bizarre situations if they were ever in them, or were forced to be witness of such situations.

The media demonized Joe Paterno because he has a famous name. He was the easy target that drew attention to their byline, their faces, their internet article titles. How many journalists did any real investigative work regarding what Sandusky's wife and other family members knew and what they did/didn't do about it. Most in the media took the easy way out, just like Sandusky's family members did.

Because Sandusky didn't control himself, the next line of defense was his own family. What did they do to stop him?

There are people who are strong enough to turn in their own family members for the crimes they commit. There are other people who don't have the character to do so. They enable the crimes to occur.

Now, the jury has the power to legally remove Sandusky from society. Hopefully, that happens.

***This information is being re-posted because of the high volume of interest that the information contained within this post continues to generate. The original version was first posted on 11/14/11.

Penn State: 


Center County District Attorney Ray Gricar has been missing since 2005.

Anytime a DA is missing, a list of many 'enemies' could be considered as potential suspects in what could be a crime.

In this instance - Gricar was the DA who, in 1998, investigated the matters involving Jerry Sandusky that have now become infamous.

Missing hard drive


Gricar disappeared in 2005. His body has never been found since, but his car was found in a parking lot and his laptop computer was found in the Susquehanna river. That laptop was missing its hard drive.

Would someone only keep sensitive information on a hard drive, or would they also back it up?

This speculation doesn't prove, or even implies, that it was connected to the current matter. Right?

Logic

Gricar chose not to prosecute in the late 1990s because he must have believed that he didn't have enough conclusive evidence to do so.

There is no evidence that suggests he was a friend of Sandusky, or was somehow persuaded to overlook the matter.

What is the likelihood that a DA who investigated a case of this nature chose to never follow up after the late 1990s?

What information about that case, or any other case, was he in possession at the time of his disappearance?

Gricar is either somehow still alive somewhere, committed suicide, was abducted and then murdered randomly by strangers, or was abducted and then murdered intentionally by people with clear intent.

It seems highly unlikely that he is still alive.

Suicide? No information about personal problems, mental issues, or blackmail exists.

No, there is no evidence that any of that related to the Penn State situation.

But, the entire argument about why this entire matter has remained a secret for so long seems to be missing some logical pieces.

We may never know what actually happened to Gricar.

But, whatever happened to him and his life deserves justice. And so do his family, friends and colleagues.  (The exact same thoughts are currently being offered for the children who were victims in this scandal as well.)


Baseball cards

For those of us who are old enough to remember When Baseball Cards were King, the spring is always a special time of year.

Bygone days spent with elementary school days and family members opening packs of Topps cardboard gold never truly fade away.


Hockey


Here is a hockey story that all ice fans will like: The mystery behind these 1970s Topps hockey cards is revealed.


Thank you for also clicking on one, or more, of my Yahoo Voices articles that are shown below:

Model Management Agency - MMA Has Another Rising Star in Megan Irminger

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Jerry Sandusky Verdict Within Moments: Guilty, Guilty, Guilty

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The Verdict Will Soon Be Coming

Jerry Sandusky used his free will to commit the actions that he did.

His victims start with the children involved and then move to those adults who witnessed his behavior, or were drawn into it.

Having worked in the investigative field, I can tell you that it is common for the public at-large to shift their focus to what they think everyone else should have done to stop a criminal in retrospect. That is because people believe they know how they would respond to bizarre situations if they were ever in them, or were forced to be witness of such situations.

The media demonized Joe Paterno because he has a famous name. He was the easy target that drew attention to their byline, their faces, their internet article titles. How many journalists did any real investigative work regarding what Sandusky's wife and other family members knew and what they did/didn't do about it? Most in the media took the easy way out, just like Sandusky's family members did.

Because Sandusky didn't control himself, the next line of defense was his own family. What did they do to stop him?

There are people who are strong enough to turn in their own family members for the crimes they commit. There are other people who don't have the character to do so. They enable the crimes to occur.

Now, the jury has the power to legally remove Sandusky from society. Hopefully, that happens.

***This information is being re-posted because of the high volume of interest that the information contained within this post continues to generate. The original version was first posted on 11/14/11.

Penn State: 


Center County District Attorney Ray Gricar has been missing since 2005.

Anytime a DA is missing, a list of many 'enemies' could be considered as potential suspects in what could be a crime.

In this instance - Gricar was the DA who, in 1998, investigated the matters involving Jerry Sandusky that have now become infamous.

Missing hard drive


Gricar disappeared in 2005. His body has never been found since, but his car was found in a parking lot and his laptop computer was found in the Susquehanna river. That laptop was missing its hard drive.

Would someone only keep sensitive information on a hard drive, or would they also back it up?

This speculation doesn't prove, or even implies, that it was connected to the current matter. Right?

Logic

Gricar chose not to prosecute in the late 1990s because he must have believed that he didn't have enough conclusive evidence to do so.

There is no evidence that suggests he was a friend of Sandusky, or was somehow persuaded to overlook the matter.

What is the likelihood that a DA who investigated a case of this nature chose to never follow up after the late 1990s?

What information about that case, or any other case, was he in possession at the time of his disappearance?

Gricar is either somehow still alive somewhere, committed suicide, was abducted and then murdered randomly by strangers, or was abducted and then murdered intentionally by people with clear intent.

It seems highly unlikely that he is still alive.

Suicide? No information about personal problems, mental issues, or blackmail exists.

No, there is no evidence that any of that related to the Penn State situation.

But, the entire argument about why this entire matter has remained a secret for so long seems to be missing some logical pieces.

We may never know what actually happened to Gricar.

But, whatever happened to him and his life deserves justice. And so do his family, friends and colleagues.  (The exact same thoughts are currently being offered for the children who were victims in this scandal as well.)


Baseball cards

For those of us who are old enough to remember When Baseball Cards were King, the spring is always a special time of year.

Bygone days spent with elementary school days and family members opening packs of Topps cardboard gold never truly fade away.


Hockey


Here is a hockey story that all ice fans will like: The mystery behind these 1970s Topps hockey cards is revealed.


Thank you for also clicking on one, or more, of my Yahoo Voices articles that are shown below:

Model Management Agency - MMA Has Another Rising Star in Megan Irminger

A model's life: An interview with Kourtney Reppert

Behind the scenes of the modeling world: An interview with Ellen Wasser-Hrin - MMA/Model Management Agency





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Five traits old school Flyers fans possess

Five traits of hardcore Phillies fans


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