Happ Is Outstanding Rookie
The Major League Baseball Players Association announced today that J.A. Happ has been named the National League’s Outstanding Rookie in its Players Choice Awards.
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SEPTA workers have voted for a walkout just a few days from the Phillies hosting the New York Yankees in Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday.
The Associated Press reported that union president Willie Brown said 4,700 workers authorized him to call a strike if last-ditch negotiations with SEPTA fail. SEPTA spokesman Richard Maloney said he hopes a deal can be reached.
The Phillies host Game 3 on Saturday, Game 4 on Sunday and Game 5 on Monday.
“We’re planning for all contingencies,” Phillies vice president of communications Bonnie Clark said.