The Power of the Doll

In my last post, I threatened to inflict Hairy Eaps upon Brad Lidge by using my typographically challenged voodoo doll, unless he straightened himself out and stopped blowing saves.

hairyeaps.jpgWell, since then, he is two-for-two in save opportunities, with nary a baserunner allowed.

The threat worked!

So I got to thinking, maybe the threat of Hinnis Eebow would be enough to kick-start the Phillies’ recently anemic offense.

hinniseebow.jpg

And in fact, since voicing this thought at dinnertime (when the Phils were losing 1-0 to the Giants), they have managed to eke out two runs.

OK, it’s a start. How about adding a few more? You don’t want to know what else the doll can give you!

[post-game update: make that three-for-three for Brad, though this time he allowed a single and a walk, and two (!) stolen bases, while saving the 2-1 victory for the Phillies]

5 Comments

Hey Sue! The power of the doll or the power of this blog! Either way, good job! Who would have tought you get beat by Penny and win against Lincecum.
Emma
http://crzblue.mlblogs.com/

Never underestimate the power of the doll or the woman holding it! LOL!!

Julia
http://werbiefitz.mlblogs.com/

Good idea voodoo doll, is that the opposite of the batting gnome?
http://catlovesthedodgers.mlblogs.com

So where was the doll while we suffered in Texas…. you better get it out and fire something up for the visit to DC, cause losing there would be an absolute embarrassment… keep doing the doll thing it was working…:-)
~peter
Outside the Phillies Looking In
http://devilabrit.mlblogs.com

Emma – You’re right! I would have thought it would be the other way around.
Julia – My power must be wearing off, based on this past weekend’s performance!
Cat – I’m not familiar with the batting gnome; what’s it supposed to do?
Peter – Yeah, good question. I need stronger mojo! The effects must be short-lived, because nothing much was going right during that debacle.

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