Yup, it’s the Big Fella. Let’s hope the losing streak stops today.
Let’s Go Yank-ees!
Oh great, more crap.
That was a nice swing to behold.
Well, that was ok ...
I'll just pretend that's the way we drew it up in the dugout ...
That is so pleasant when the other team does it.
Hey, where's monkeypants? It's 8 pm in Dresden.
My god, this poor guy. It's embarrassing, already. He's like a little leaguer out there.
6 weeks till A-Rod comes back, huh?
 Lemme guess ... Nuney?
 Maybe that should be NunEE
Rob bails out Nuñez.
How did that fall?
Where the hell was the centerfielder playing?
Oh, ok, now it doesn't look so bad, it would have fallen anyway, but the centerfielder still seems to have been quite deep for Brett.
Go Go Gardy.
Brett is fun.
nice aggressiveness from Gardy!!
 With this typeset, that's perfect!
That was a dumb play. But, probably not too costly.
Good work, Derek!
But now looking costlier.
OMG he launched that!
Oh, man, I'm waaaayyyy behind you guys. Saw  a good 45 seconds before Jeter got the run in.
 Greetings from the future, Earthling!
 We are all watching in the TARDIS.
 WTF was that? After I saw it I was eagerly awaiting a Granderson home run.
I'd better put my Banter refresh on 60 second delay.
I remember Neikro's 300th win. Must be my earliest memory of that particular baseball milestone.
 oops sorry.
I just remember how happy he was, which was out of character for him. He was this ancient, crotchety old bag-of-bones and suddenly there he was, smiling like it was Christmas.
Heyhey, The DP helps out big time.
I swear to god I thought he was going to throw the ball over Cano's head, with that lollypop.
He just can't throw the baseball, plain and simple.
Can't predict baseball.
 He just can't throw the baseball when's he got any time to think about it ...
Look who worked a walk!
Well, he didn't "work" it so much as had it forced upon him.
 Some are born on first, some achieve baserunnerhood, and some have baserunnerhood forced upon them.
I wonder if Romero will finish this inning.
 Yup, but no more ...
Damn, CC's only at 56 pitches ...
 Yeah, he's on CG pace.
 Our old friend Jeff Karstens had a complete game win for the Pirates yesterday with only 83 pitches vs. the Astros.
I <3 CC!
 Scary Fly Ball Guy!
 But not as much as I <3 Gritner!
Steal ... THEN bunt.
I can't wait for Weeping to post about that bunt. He has to stop weeping for joy first, so I'll give him a minute.
 No, forget the bunt.
Very, very nice.
 Sadly, I missed it. Been in and out of the game.
 Ah, well, it was like Curtis's, but better.
The Big Man is BRINGING it right now ...
Nice play by Jeter.
Decision, what decision?
Bring in Mo.
It's a long fucking season, do the prudent thing.
CG for CC, or Mo for the save?
 see 
 Hm, it's a long season for both of them, though. I don't think it's such an easy decision.
Besides, when did Mo last pitch? Sunday?
 Yeah, but only 1 of them has already thrown 110 pitches today, though, so no, I don't think it is.
 Or rather, I *do* think it's an easy decision, a very easy decision.
But another dozen pitches for CC might be less stress on him than a dozen for Mariano. In fact, I'm pretty sure that's true.
I'm not against the move, but it's a close call.
i had a dream last night about Angelina Jolie
Different kind of dream
Mariano Rivera backwards K.
Oh, yeah, MOzone!
That was very good hitting.
Gun registered 94 on that.
Is his velocity up this year?
Fucking circus-clown turf.
Gah. Grrr. Blooposity.
 Not really, but he's STRONG LIKE BULL coming out of the All Star break ... time off will do that.
God, I love how this man comes set. It's just so smooth, so fluid, so graceful.
I don't want interesting, I want a W.
Fuck, Mo is on fire today...
Mariano Rivera, ladies and gentlemen. Mariano Rivera.
Thanks be to Mo.
All praise to Mo.
Oh, and, Nune5, your time is coming, Chavez is scheduled to DH in a minor league game as soon as Tuesday ...
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