Extras: Ron Mexico Cigars, the Mets, Chase, and Puck Daddy's Heart Grew 3 Sizes Today

Extras: Ron Mexico Cigars, the Mets, Chase, and Puck Daddy's Heart Grew 3 Sizes Today

Greg Wyshynski over at Yahoo!'s Puck Daddy writes a fantastic if not shocking post today titled "Send help now: I think I'm becoming a Philadelphia Flyers fan." Wysh is a well-documented Devils fan, but his level-headedness and love for the sport helps him appreciate what this current Flyers team has been doing throughout these Stanley Cup Playoffs. [Puck Daddy]

On the Mets management issues:

"A half hour passed. Manuel emerged from the room, froze and
smiled when he saw an opportunity to shout to us, "I've got a uniform
on." Then he walked into the coaches' lounge to retrieve Dan Warthen,
Randy Niemann and trainer Ray Ramirez.

Perhaps Rod
Barajas captured the mood of the clubhouse best when he
said: "I didn't know there was a meeting...I knew the owner was here." [Andy Martino, via WoW]

Chase Utley, as you know, is good at baseball. But is he the best player in the game today? [Zo Zone]

Here's the transcript of Hanley Ramirez discussing his "LOL-lygagged" attempt to run down the ball he booted into left field last night. Perhaps more shocking than Ramirez's decision to show zero remorse for his actions? Wes Helms is the Marlins' "clubhouse leader." [Palm Beach Post]

Yes, that's a Ron Mexico branded cigar. [Deadspin]

 

Finally, if you thought Flyers fans were intensely fanatical, check out the home of this Habs' fan.

"Oh, look what every Montreal fan does! See? This one guy painted his house with awesome devotion, all the rest must do it too!" /Philly fan'd [Hockey Zen]

Mike Trout joins push in trying to lure LeBron James to Sixers

Mike Trout joins push in trying to lure LeBron James to Sixers

LeBron James to the Sixers. It would take a miracle, right?

Sure, but one MVP is in on the push for the four-time MVP landing in Philly.

Enter Mike Trout.

The Angels' star outfielder, a two-time AL MVP and native of Millville, New Jersey, took to Twitter on Thursday to make a quick pitch for the King. Trout, a well-known fan of Philadelphia sports teams, responded to a 94WIP tweet about reporter Howard Eskin shooting down the LeBron James chatter.

First, it was Ben Simmons tweeting James. That's really how all the buzz started and now the idea is taking on a mind of its own. Clearly, it's being talked about. And what Sixers fan wouldn't want a player like James putting "The Process" into hyperdrive?

And hey, once James comes to Philly, he can then return the favor: bringing Trout to the Phillies.

We can dream, right?