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A Right Bird

The O’s make their first trip of the season to the Bronx tonight, the start of a three-game series. Buck’s got ’em lookin’ good so far, doesn’t he?

 Cliff has the preview.

We do the cheering.

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

Categories:  Bronx Banter  Game Thread  Yankees

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1 Sliced Bread   ~  Apr 12, 2011 6:57 pm

what's the words, Birds? Let's play this thing.

2 cult of basebaal   ~  Apr 12, 2011 7:11 pm

Fuck. Rain out.

3 flycaster   ~  Apr 12, 2011 7:19 pm

Something like 20 of their first 28 games at home this season. The high probability of numerous rain/snowouts never occurred to anyone? Selig must have been chortling when he approved this years schedule...

4 RIYank   ~  Apr 12, 2011 7:29 pm

Pitcher's duel shaping up in Fenway.
Carl Crawford HBP to start the bottom of the first, but now CS!

5 OldYanksFan   ~  Apr 12, 2011 8:02 pm

We now have 2 'extra' Home games, probably late in the year. Considering we all but live on the Road the last 2 months, these are minor positives.

6 Mattpat11   ~  Apr 12, 2011 8:03 pm

Obligatory "weather is for the birds" post.

7 RIYank   ~  Apr 12, 2011 8:40 pm

Uh oh. Lestah blowin' up. Johnny DA-mon [clap, clap, clap-clap-clap]!

8 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Apr 12, 2011 9:06 pm

Price just took one off the leg...ouchy...

9 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Apr 12, 2011 9:09 pm

Youkilis such a whiner..how does he not get tossed more often?

10 Just Fair   ~  Apr 12, 2011 9:10 pm

Poor Ugly. K'd looking on an inside fastbal with a man on third and 1 out. Plus it was not strike. That's a shame.

11 RIYank   ~  Apr 12, 2011 9:14 pm

Jed Lowry is the best hitter on the Sox.

12 RIYank   ~  Apr 12, 2011 9:50 pm

Goddam, David Price is good. He's a free agent after 2012. Just sayin'.
Ouch, he hit Big Ugly. And he's done.

13 RIYank   ~  Apr 12, 2011 10:01 pm

Oh my god.
The Rays' closer... is...
Oh my god.

14 RIYank   ~  Apr 12, 2011 10:04 pm

Jacoby Ellsbury overpowered!

15 RIYank   ~  Apr 12, 2011 10:06 pm

J. D. Drew blown away!

16 Matt Blankman   ~  Apr 12, 2011 10:06 pm

Kyle Farnsworth? Wow.

17 RIYank   ~  Apr 12, 2011 10:08 pm

Papi flies out harmlessly to right!

I miss Farns.

18 OldYanksFan   ~  Apr 12, 2011 10:10 pm

It's taken an off day and a rain out to remind me just how much fun it is watching the Sox lose. And in THE BATTLE FOR THE BASEMENT! Just too good. 2-9. Wowza. They will still be there at the end, but this is a deep hole.

19 RIYank   ~  Apr 12, 2011 10:12 pm

Yep, the Sox are now alone in the cellar. And it's a deep one.

Today's was a terrific game. Yesterday's was terrific only in a Schadenfreude way.

20 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Apr 12, 2011 11:43 pm

Hey, is Pedro really thinking of pitching this year??? Surely he's do better than Silva or Millwood..always did want to see him in a Yankee uniform...

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