It appears Brian Westbrook will finally be happy in an Eagles uniform. He will likely sign a new contract today in an unprecedented move by the powers to be in Eagleville. The Eagles head to Pittsburgh tonight for the first preseason game. Here are the most intriguing questions going into tonight’s game.
Across the street, at Citizens Bank Park, Pat Gillick finally got his lefty reliever he sought before the non waiver trade deadline. The Phillies landed Scott Eyre from the Chicago Cubs after he cleared waivers. Eyre, pronounced ‘air’, has had an awful year. However, his career stats are respectable.
Meanwhile, the Flyers have replaced Terry Murray with Craig “The Chief” Berube on their bench as an assistant coach. Berube was the head coach of the Phantoms.