Yanks-Jays tonight in the BX.
Cliff has the Preview, we do the cheerin’:
Let’s Go Score Truck!
[Picture by Craig Robinson]
Yet another underrated George song!
Nice work, Alex! :)
Oh, the game's in the Bronck's? It's been raining all day in New Haven so it doesn't look good, does it?
I must be one of those people who underrate it ... *yawn* ; )
I mean, it's not amazing or anything, but it's interesting, atmospheric, woozy, and very, very well-paced, languorous, quiet. Lots of good sounds in it, like those strings at the end...
It's a rich little song for a mediocrity. (The Beatles, ladies and gentlemen.)
So much more interesting than "Your Mother Should Know," which follows it.
Also, the weird backing vocals are very interesting.
The contrapuntal celli: ("Pleeeeeease donnn't beeee long (Hmm hmm hmm hmmmm)..."
Such a rich track.
FAT BASTARD TIME!
 I love that drawing.
So is Swish actually injured, is that what's going on?
I thought he was just being rested or something.
 Ha hard to disagree with so eloquent a defense. And "You're Mother Should Know" ... yeah (though in its defense, I don't think they were going for "interesting" there).
Well, Bautista won that battle.
Might I suggest an IBB next time?
For the rest of the series, just walk Bautista.
 Has a bad case of the sucks.
At least from the left side.
 Seriously, I'm fine with giving him the "Bonds treatment" from here on out.
Especially with freakin' Yuniel Escobar hitting 4th.
 Heehee. Thanks. And no, they most certainly were not, Paul was going for the grannies, as John liked to quip.
Good work, Curtis.
I hate when I hate a talented player but Bautista seems like a real dick
I want Robbie to turn things around now.
Are ya ready for some SMALL BALL?
That's really small ball. It's teeny-tiny ball.
They're a vaudeville act, Kay and O'Neill.
I woke up late. What happened to the : we know and love in the foist inning.
I wonder if Cano CAN turn it around. This is reminding me of 2008 more than anything else
Good comment by Paulie on Cano's swing.
 Well, since his response to Kevin Long pointing out that he's getting himself out by swinging at balls out of the strike zone is to say, "I just told Kevin I’m just going to keep swinging. I’m not going to take pitches or anything like that … I’m just going to go up there and do my thing." I'd say that's a real possibility.
Kind of staggering when you think of how much success he had last year doing exactly the opposite, but there you go ...
That was a nice cs. Now just walk the dude.
Gritner sure is fun to watch run the bases.
For fuck's sake! That was at your eyes dummy.
Well struck, just work on placement.
Clemens, Winfield and someone else.
Wait, is Clemens in the HoF yet?
That pitch is nasty.
Damn, forgot about Niekro.
Lead off walk. Now put a couple of hits together.
Suck on *that*, shift!
Oh, damn it!
Rob is down to .272.
God, that's disgraceful.
How many times have we heard that Cano's ability to hit bad pitches works against him. Enough!!!
Good work, Robbie!
Hurray small ball.
That's really big small ball.
Well, at least we got 1 out of it.
 Yes. Always be grateful for the bird in the hand. A bird here and a bird there, pretty soon you're talking about real birds.
 As long as we aren't Angry Birds at the Yankees offense.
That pitch is fucking sick! It comes back like six inches!
I know it doesn't, but man, that's a LOT of late movement.
 Remember when Dave Winfield murdered that poor seagull?
In Toronto, in fact.
Two-seam sinking fastball, says O'Neill.
Whatever happened to the screwball, btw? Was Valenzuela the only one to throw it?
How 'bout that Bartolo Colon.
Can they really not say Schmuck on tv? Or show it in print? That is fucking lame.
That's the big profanity?
Well, yes, Paul, but the bottom line is, you're on first base or you're not.
We're really just quibbling over book-keeping here.
 Yup. He had to pay a fine, didn't he?
Gardner should stop trying to steal.
 Yeah, I think so.
Well, counts as a stolen base in the box score.
Well, *that* was a giant fucking disappointment.
I thought that was loooooong gone.
 Not murder, gullslaughter. It was an accident.
And that pitch was right in Derek's unfinished basement, too.
Not well played by Dickerson.
 *laughing* Indeed.
What I miss, What I miss?
 Not much other than yet another fabulous performance by Colon.
Colon kills me tossing that ball up in the air. Good stuff.
where forth art thou?
Well, this game has gone to shit.
That's all my fault.
I should have shut the fuck up.
 I'm blaming you!
 Err..I guess I was bad luck..
Well a nice cute little game sure got ugly in a hurry.
Damn beer goggles wearing off.
What the hell happened?!! I had to step away to deal with a repair man.
Bautista hit another tater earlier in the game? Wow.
 I'm blaming the Jazz Man. When I left everything was hunky dory.
 Society always blames the deep-thinking jazz prophets..it's a burden we bear with dignity. I'm going to get to some investigatin', hope they can come back!
I'm just gonna close my eyes and pretend that Cano did something else to end up on 1st.
And take the gift out.
This team just SUCKS! with RISP!
It's just depressing to watch Jorge these days.
It's just depressing to watch Jorge these days.
I hate the blue jays.
Nice at bat Curtis!
There's no fucking excuse for swinging through that pitch.
 *cracking up*
Well that's a tad better.
Nice job Robbie.
Fucking AWFUL job Russell.
Alright, calling a LH Hip Hip.
Or ... not.
Pop out 20 feet in front of home plate and a weak 2 hopper to 3rd.
 And don't forget Teix's K on an eminently hittable pitch.
 No doubt. He made Teix look like an absolute fool. On an 84 mph slider. I don't get it.
Brett really looks to be back on track.
Now, if only he could learn how to steal a base.
Jesus, Curtis, don't hurt yourself.
 Umm, no, indeed. We could scarcely afford such an occurrence.
Speaking of which, any word on Chavez?
Yeah, that was appropriate.
Strand one final runner just for good measure. ugh.
 Boot off but not running. No baseball activities until he can run, so no timetable yet.
 Cheers, cult.
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