Hi everyone! If you missed the big announcement yesterday, I'm going to be doing some writing for Philly.com. And lucky for you and your adorable face, my first piece--13 Things To Watch For At Phillies Spring Training-- is now live.
It's one of those lists things that everyone on the internet loves. In order to work you donkeys into this thing nice and smoothly, here's #6!
6. Kyle Kendrick’s Beard Progression and/or Seeming Ability to PitchRead the rest here
Over the second half of last season, Kyle Kendrick had a 2.87 ERA and a WHIP of 1.060. He also cut his walks total by about a third. This is great fun, you see, because many of us are conditioned to HATE KYLE KENDRICK’S BIG DUMB FACE. I’m guilty of that, totally admit it. Where I am now is where I’d like to think I have always been: I want him to do well because he’s a Phillies and when he succeeds we succeed. Where I also am: I love it when message board and Twitter dorks are infuriated by any semblance of accomplishment on his part (myself included).
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