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Game Chat: Phillies Fans Feel Like They've Already Won Today

Game Chat: Phillies Fans Feel Like They've Already Won Today

Phillies fans feel like they've already won today, what with Cole Hamels sitting in front of cameras and reporters and telling them how much the Citizens Bank Park faithful meant in the ace returning to Philadelphia.

Phillies fans love nothing if not being told how awesome we are.

But Cole will swap the suit for the red pinstripes and head out to the dugout with the rest of his teammates as the Fightins' look for a sweep of the Brewers.

Chooch gets the day off, and that dude deserves it. What a clutch hit from Carlos last night with the bases loaded in the eighth. He looked gimpy attempting to leg out an infield hit earlier in the game, but Chooch battles through it all. M.V.P.

Last night's other hero, Erik Kratz gets the start in his place. All that guy does is hit home runs.

Vance Worley is on the hill and will take on Marco Estrada. We'd tell you more about him but we were busy basking in the glow of Cole Hamels.

Let's aim for not having to pull of another late-inning comeback and instead get ahead early today. What'dya say?

1:05 first pitch. Broom.

CSNPhilly Internship - Advertising/Sales


CSNPhilly Internship - Advertising/Sales

Position Title: Intern
Department: Advertising/Sales
Company: Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
# of hours / week: 10 – 20 hours

Deadline: November 20

Basic Function

This position will work closely with the Vice President of Sales in generating revenue through commercial advertisements and sponsorship sales. The intern will gain first-hand sales experience through working with Sales Assistants and AEs on pitches, sales-calls and recapping material.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist Account Executive on preparation of Sales Presentations
• Cultivate new account leads for local sales
• Track sponsorships in specified programs
• Assist as point of contact with sponsors on game night set up and pre-game hospitality elements.
• Assist with collection of all proof of performance materials.
• Perform Competitive Network Analysis
• Update Customer database
• Other various projects as assigned


1. Good oral and written communication skills.
2. Knowledge of sports.
3. Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
4. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
5. Must be 19 years of age or older
6. Must be a student in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, Master or Juris Doctor degree
7. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the US
8. Must have sophomore standing or above
9. Must have a 3.0 GPA

Interested students should apply here and specify they're interested in the ad/sales internship.

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The Phillie Phanatic got a date with a Dodgers reporter, spilled all over her


The Phillie Phanatic got a date with a Dodgers reporter, spilled all over her

The Phillie Phanatic is nothing if not persistent. 

When he has his big bug eyes set on something, he goes to great length to make it happen.

So it was with great joy we got to see his wooing of Los Angeles Dodgers' reporter Alanna Rizzo paid off on Thursday -- at least in the short term.

Prior to today's matinee with the Dodgers, the Phillies broadcast showed the Phanatic setting up a lovely, romantic setting on the field at Citizens Bank Park for a date with Alanna.

"He knows exactly how to get to a ladies' heart," Phillies play-by-play man Tom McCarthy said.

But then the Phanatic had to go screw it up like the goof that he is and spilled his beverage all over his date.

We're hoping that Phyllis does not see this clip, for everyone's sake. But part of us thinks it may have all been a ploy to punk the opposing team's media member. Maybe the Phanatic is smarter than we all think and had that up his sleeve all along.

"Do they have to put him in a cage when they take a flight," John Kruk wondered aloud.

Good question.