Charlie Manuel Says Siri Doesn’t Know Baseball

Plus: Watch a Sandusky accuser speak about his alleged abuse, jury in the Catholic Church case gets back to work, and more of what Philly is buzzing about today.

Charlie Manuel Says Siri Doesn’t Know Baseball. The Phils manager is immersing himself in new technology this season. He recently spent some time at the MLB Fan Cave reading tweets from Phils players and, we’ve learned, that he’s been talking to Siri (he actually calls it “Sirius”) on his iPhone this season. He says she doesn’t know baseball, so she isn’t much help to him. [Crossing Broad]

Sandusky Jury to Continue Deliberation. Less than a day after Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son Matt released a statement through an attorney indicating that he was a victim of his father’s alleged abuse, the jury is set to continue deliberations on the 48 charges facing the former Penn State coach. Also, an Ohio man claimed yesterday—in a segment on Rock Center With Brian Williams—that he had been abused by Sandusky more than 100 times. [Inquirer]

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Phillies Lose to Rockies. So much for that win streak, you guys. [Phillies]

Mayor Nutter’s National Profile Rises. Mayor Nutter’s national profile has been on the rise as he stumps for President Obama. But, as he becomes a bigger piece of the DNC puzzle, his local policies and initiatives have fallen short. [Inquirer]

Governor Christie and Dems Struggle With Budget. Democrats in Jersey’s Senate budget committee approved a $31.7 billion spending plan with no Republican support. The move comes as Governor Christie continues to fight for tax cuts amid the recent bump in job creation in the Garden State. []

Judge Urges Jurors to Reach a Verdict in Priest Trial. Common Pleas Court Judge M. Teresa Sarmina recently gave a “dynamite charge” to the jurors deliberating in the trial of Monsignor William Lynn and Rev. James Brennan. The jury has been deliberating for 12 days and is set to continue to discuss the case today. [Inquirer]

Water Issues Force Cancellation in Camden. The Camden Riversharks canceled their home game on Thursday due to low water pressure. Really. Apparently 14,000 United Water customers in areas west of the Cooper River have been impacted by the water problems in Camden. [6 ABC]