Found June 13, 2013 on Philliedelphia:
Today is rainy, miserable, and yet the Phillies apparently are tying to make it even worse. A day after sending Cesar Hernandez to the minor leagues, the Phillies apparently are recalling Michael Martinez, the clear answer to all the Phillies offensive woes. Hearing Michael Martinez on his way to Minn....
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