Ryan! You don’t get hurt AFTER the Trade Deadline!!

Seriously… if you are going to go on the DL, make sure it is on July 30th or before. What good does it do on August 1st?

Anytime between opening day and July 31st, the Phillies can easily make a deal and BOOM! They have another star first baseman.

But now the Phillies are without their big guy in the middle of their lineup and the immortal Ross Gload will be starting at first base.

If Howard had done this a few days earlier, maybe Lance Berkman would be there… or maybe the guy covering first base on the play that sidelined Howard, Adam Dunn.

But noooooo….

Just remember people: TIME YOUR INJURIES!

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I hope someone has Ross Gload on their fantasy team

Gload lived out that backyard whiffle ball scenario for real today…

A pinch hit 2 run homer to win the game in the bottom of the 9th.

And because he did it in Florida, it happened in front of only friends and family in Landshark Stadium.

The Marlins are only a few games out and can be that streaky team that can rattle off a bunch of wins.

But if you have Gload on your team and activated him tonight, be sure to remind everyone in your league that you are a genius.
(Are we REALLY calling it Landshark Stadium?)

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