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Do or Die

Down to this. One game. Score Truck, please. And Mariano.

Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Robinson Cano 2B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Mark Teixeira 1B
Nick Swisher RF
Jorge Posada DH
Russell Martin C
Brett Gardner LF

Never mind the pit in the bottom of your stomach:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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1 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:02 pm

I'm trying to decide if I wanna keep score again tonight.

I'm home, so I'll be watching on TV. I think we'll go live instead of using the DVR to avoid commercials. Plus JJ is pumped, and I think we're gonna let him stay up till 9:30. Baseball through the eyes of my kids is amazing. He had me in the yard playing a mock game this afternoon. In his mind it wasn't Yanks v Tiggers. It was Yanks v Phillies. Sooptomistic!

2 stormer   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:14 pm

Is Joe afraid that Posada will come to the dugout with a giant 'We are the 99% placard" and chant "What do we want? Batting 7th. When do we want it? Now!" if he pencils in Montero at DH?

3 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:21 pm

Man, the waiting is brutal. Ah, the sweet, awful tension of the playoffs.

4 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:23 pm

Is Doc Ellis driving the score truck tonight? I definitely can't read that thing. I can make out an i-n-k possibly.

5 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:25 pm

[3] "sweet, awful tension"

Damn skippy!

I've been waiting for this since Game 4 ended. Finally done with work for the day, sort of, and off home - I should make it just in time for the first pitch.

6 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:26 pm

[1] You are KEEPING SCORE.

Didn't it work the other night?

Worried as heck, all sorts of nervous feeling on this one.

Game 5 hype up may be even more - Nova can have pitches go high with too much amp.

Also worried that it's more of an advantage to see him twice in a few days than Pfister - have a horrible scenario in my mind where the Tigers conscientiously lay off of anything Nova throws that dives down in the zone and wait for what is up higher.

Pfister throws so many alternatives that I don't think one days really predicts the next.

Advantage Tigers?

Anyone throwing a predictable or first pitch fastball to Young gets sent to Seattle.

Do people think the Tigers, despite what Leyland has said, might use Verlander tonight if the opportunity is there? Anyone with any insight into the home plate ump for tonight? Wish that didn't matter, but it does.

Please, let it be the Yanks tonight - don't want it to end here. More baseball, please...

7 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:34 pm

[2] Why are we complaining about Posada at DH? He's been very good, leading the team in batting average, on-base percentage and walks through the first four games.

8 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:34 pm

[2] Montero is listed as "day to day" at ESPN.

Um...what's wrong with him?

9 stormer   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:34 pm

[6] I can't imagine that Leyland isn't open to the possibility of using Verlander, but not all managers subscribe to the leave it all out there way of thinking in deciding games, or crucial games. Baseball, unlike other sorts is a tad unique in this regard. I can't count how many scrubs have started playoff games while bona fide starters on three days rest languished drinking Gatorade in the dugout. I of course will always wish that Brenly had been more like Torre.

10 stormer   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:35 pm

[7] Not complaining, but Montero is clearly swinging a hot bat.

11 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:36 pm

10) So is Posada.

12 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:37 pm

[8] Nothing. We are all day to day. ; )
He did foul one off his foot the other night, though.

13 Chyll Will   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:38 pm

[4] It says "We Play Today We Win Today". Play to win or don't play at all, period.

I want a Granderson jersey now. No matter what he does from here on out, he is Da Man to me.

14 stormer   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:39 pm

[11] Don't get me wrong, Posada is as well, and I love seeing him out there for what could be his last few games as a Yankee. But I think Montero's numbers in September trump Posada. Most notably in the potential power department. That's all I am saying.

15 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:40 pm

[7] And base running blunders. I kid, I kid. Might be his final game.

16 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:42 pm

[14] Yes, but not in the OPS against RHP department, which is why Posada is starting.

Assuming Montero is healthy (and #8 is the 1st I've heard of anything), he'll pinch hit for Jorge if there's a LHP (Coke, Scherzer) on the mound.

17 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:43 pm

[6] Already got the scorecards filled out!

I just posted this as my facebook status, and I firmly believe it:

If the regular season is a 16.2 mile stable and roughly predictable marathon, then round one of the postseason is a .5 mile bi-polar, mood-swinging psycho-sprint!

LET'S GO YAN-KEES! (clap, clap, clap clap clap)

18 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:43 pm

Hmmm, supposedly Verlander threw a bullpen today.

57 pitches.

Guess we can rule that one out.

19 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:44 pm
20 stormer   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:44 pm

[15] When he almost got picked at second the other night, I about jumped out of my chair. Luckily it's been funny rather than costly during his career.

21 stormer   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:45 pm

[18] Leyland's cigarettes are apparently rotting his brain.

22 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:47 pm

Flealand already stated V wasn't available tonight.

23 stormer   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:48 pm

[19] That's just crap to fill a page with when everything else has been written to death. The game hasn't even started. How about Joe worries about how to get the "final outs" while the game is actually in progress?

"So, what do you think Smoltzy, Joe pulling Nova after the 4th having not given up a hit?"

24 stormer   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:49 pm

[22] It's just idiotic not to have him ready.

25 stormer   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:54 pm

I will be watching the game on DVR, as I don't get out of work until later that 8:00 EST here on the left coast.

Have fun guys! Keep the faith. Let's go Yankees!

26 edoubletrouble   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:57 pm

It's almost time!! Good luck New York! We are the 99%!

27 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:58 pm

Tim McCarver won't be announcing this post-season. I was so glad to hear that until they said it's because he has some "minor heart issues". Get well soon Timmah!

LET'S Go YAN-KEES!!

28 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:59 pm

TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-TIck-
ChiSox hire Ventura as manager. Methinks he'll be a bit less colorful than Ozzie.
GO YANKEES! Oi! Start the game already!

29 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 7:59 pm

[27] Replaced by Terry Francona in the ALCS!

30 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:00 pm

Well, here we go.

31 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:00 pm

Let's Go Yanks!

32 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:00 pm

I'm perfectly calm.

33 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:02 pm

32) Calmer than you.

LET"S GO!

34 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:03 pm

"Their closer is equally better?"

35 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:04 pm

[32][33] Lyin' MFers!! :)

36 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:04 pm

I'm freaking out.

37 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:06 pm

36) ditto. LOL

BANTER RULES! Glad to be going through this shit with you all!

38 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:07 pm

Lets go Yan-kees!

39 Chyll Will   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:08 pm

Here we go!

40 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:08 pm

Get ahead, stay ahead. Throw strikes. Let's go Nova baby!

41 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:08 pm

GO GET EM!

42 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:08 pm

KEEP WATCHING, AUSTIN!

43 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:08 pm

Good start.

44 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:09 pm

Nice. I thought the 1-2 was a strike but after seeing the replay I agree with the Ump, just off the plate.

45 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:09 pm

Fuck.

46 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:09 pm

Uh-oh.

47 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:09 pm

Who the hell is Don Kelly?

48 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:09 pm

Will, you are here my brother!

49 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:09 pm

Crap!

50 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:10 pm

eeep

51 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:10 pm

Oh no..

52 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:10 pm

Ugh.

53 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:10 pm

Get CC up.

54 Chyll Will   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:10 pm

Well this is not good.

55 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:10 pm

Nova a little nervous, maybe?

56 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:10 pm

fuck fuck

57 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:11 pm

Lock it down, Rook. You'll be alright! Fuck Delmon Young!

58 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:11 pm

Two true outcomes.

59 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:12 pm

Well, that's a sub-fucking-optimal beginning.

Seriously, HOW THE FUCK DOES DELMON YOUNG HAVE 3 FUCKING HOMERUNS IN THIS SERIES?!?!?!?

60 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:12 pm

Hang in there, Ivan.

61 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:12 pm

simma down simma down simma downna... Nova is still pitching hard!

62 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:12 pm

Cano. Patent it.

63 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:12 pm

Alright. Fuck it. 2 runs ain't winning this game anyhow.

64 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:13 pm

Get 'em back.

65 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:13 pm

Let's get those runs back right quick.

66 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:13 pm

Okay, so we do need fielders after all.

67 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:13 pm

A lot of true outcomes that inning.

68 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:13 pm

Get one back now, keep it close!

69 Chyll Will   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:13 pm

B, I'll be in and out; I'm at JFK waiting to pick up camera and crew returning from LA, so I'll be driving in a bit. I'll check in when it's feasible and especially when I'm done for the night. Now let's get those two runs back!

70 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:14 pm

2 runs is not gonna win this game. Plenty of time. Let's get the offense rolling. Gas up the truck.

71 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:15 pm

[67] see [58].

72 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:16 pm

[70] Blast!

73 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:16 pm

Fister really is a tall drink of water, isn't he? They should bash him tonight, two runs coming back quick!

74 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:16 pm

I leave for five minutes and everything goes to hell

75 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:17 pm

Thief!

76 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:17 pm

Hey smoltz. why don't you go take a fucking nap!

77 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:18 pm

Blecchhh..i don't like Miggy with the D or Fister with the K..

78 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:18 pm

Miguel Cabrera flashing leather. Uh-oh...this better not be one of those games...

79 Chyll Will   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:19 pm

Huh, my comment is awaiting moderation; the airport initials must have set off the censor gates...

80 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:19 pm

We're screwed

81 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:19 pm

[78] Yeah, exactly ...

82 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:20 pm

We got this, Team. I'm not worried.

83 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:20 pm

OK, I am not staying up all night for this, so things better improve right quick.

84 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:20 pm

[80] c'mon dude. seriously, we've got 24 more outs to work with here.

85 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:20 pm

[82] I'm with you. It may take a few innings, but we'll get these guys.

86 51cq24   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:21 pm

i really hate delmon young

87 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:23 pm

[84] That's just Mattpat being Mattpat. Frankly, I'd be a lot more worried if he was taking this calmly and rationally ...

88 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:24 pm

Mo dammit. Finish this a-hole!

89 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:24 pm

[87] ... trying to imagine it...

90 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:24 pm

Oh fuck me.

91 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:24 pm

GET HIM OUT

92 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:25 pm

Got to get someone warming up.

93 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:25 pm

NEVER MIND. KEEP HIM IN.

94 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:26 pm

It's Hughes. I thought it was going to be CC.

95 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:26 pm

Bullpen already!

96 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:27 pm

Don't panic.

97 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:27 pm

hold em.

98 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:27 pm

Well done.

99 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:27 pm

[94] Gotta figure CC would take too long to get warm here. Better to get an actual reliever in, then worry about going to CC in an inning or so, when he's got time to warm fully.

100 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:27 pm

Nice.

One more, Ivan, one more...

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101 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:27 pm

One more, Ivan. You got this brother.

102 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:28 pm

Yes, hit to the right spot.

103 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:28 pm

C'mon Nova, bear down, GET THIS OUT.

104 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:28 pm

Hughes does not seem like a great choice here.

105 Chyll Will   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:29 pm

Not really feeling Martin dropping balls like that...

106 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:29 pm

strike this MOTHERFUCKER OUT!

107 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:30 pm

Man, that was a cookie.

108 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:30 pm

Got to get this out, here.

109 Chyll Will   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:31 pm

Sweet!

110 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:31 pm

NICE. SCORETRUCK!!!!!!!

111 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:31 pm

YES1

112 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:31 pm

Bravo, Ivan. Bravo.

Slider working well.

113 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:31 pm

Nice escape, kid.

114 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:34 pm

[104] But he had a good inning the other day. And we all know his stuff plays better outta the pen.

115 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:34 pm

C'mon Centaur!! What's with that weak hack?

116 Chyll Will   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:35 pm

We catch up, we don't let go, we win this muhg...

117 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:36 pm

[114] Man, isn't that horse glue yet?

118 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:36 pm

Smoltz is really not enjoyable to listen to..

119 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:36 pm

Fuck you, blue.

120 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:36 pm

Rapidly losing patience.

121 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:36 pm

(I mean, that wasn't egregious or anything, but Nova better get that call. And yes, Smoltz is a fool.)

122 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:37 pm

Loved the high blue pitch Ivan didn't get the first inning. Mother fucking inconsistency.

123 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:37 pm

Good work, Teix.

124 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:37 pm

That's more like it.

125 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:37 pm

Nice.

126 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:37 pm

That's the way, Teix. Beep-beep. Drive him home.

127 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:37 pm

nice barehanded catch, Phil!

128 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:37 pm

Whoa, Tesh with the post-season hit! I like this development!

129 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:38 pm

Man, he really shouldn't be trying to pull that ball.

130 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:38 pm

Well done, Tesh.

Now, do your thing Cornflake.

131 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:38 pm

FUCK YOU UMP!!!!!!!!

132 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:38 pm

Terrible call.

133 Chyll Will   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:38 pm

Good, let em know you can hit him hard...

134 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:39 pm

Fuck!

135 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:39 pm

DAMMIT

136 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:39 pm

Let's go old man. Couple more bullets!

137 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:40 pm

"(Grand slam homerun" is redundant, as is "complete game shutout.")

138 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:40 pm

First pitch, good swing. Good pitch to hit.

139 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:41 pm

Oh, damn it. That was your pitch, Jorgie.

140 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:41 pm

Motherfucker.

141 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:41 pm

boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

142 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:41 pm

Dag.

143 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:42 pm

Well, that was terrible.

At least they got a hit

144 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:42 pm

Hughes already? Hmmm...

145 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:43 pm

Wow.

146 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:43 pm

Oh christ no

147 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:44 pm

Whoa!!

Wtf?

148 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:44 pm

Ooh, don't like that. At all. I would go with Ivan for a couple more.

149 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:44 pm

I guess they didn't want a second shot at him.

150 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:44 pm

Noted Mediocrity Phil Hughes to the rescue

151 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:44 pm

I bet one of the coaches "saw something".

152 51cq24   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:44 pm

all star game rules?

153 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:44 pm

Is Nova hurt?

154 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:45 pm

Wow. The Chessmaster is pulling out all the stops.

155 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:45 pm

They better let Hughes go at least 4 innings here..I'll pass out if we see Ayala.

156 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:45 pm

Really, Coffee Joe?

I get a quick hook, but, yikes, this reeks of panic.

157 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:45 pm

Good work, Hughesy. Keep it up.

158 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:46 pm

Peanut gallery on Twitter, et al all praising Girardi for the quick hook..all non-Yankee fans methinks..

159 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:46 pm

[117] That horse may be dead, but it aint tired!

160 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:46 pm

Wow, he's dealing.

161 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:46 pm

[156] there might be fire to that smoke.

162 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:46 pm

[19] I actually laughed when I read in that article that the Yankees would only be looking for Nova to get through the Tigers' lineup one time. That's exactly what he faced... 9 batters in 2 innings.

163 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:46 pm

[155] No Ayala.
Phil for two, CC for two, then D-Rob and Mo combine for the last nine outs.

164 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:47 pm

Sit down fucker! High Cheese!

165 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:47 pm

I'm trying to think of a worse way to lose the series than an AJ Burnett good starts and more "HUGHES TO THE PEN" ammo.

That has to be worst case scenario, right?

We need to win now

166 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:48 pm

Fucking dick. That's the EXACT spot A-Rod was rung up on!

167 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:48 pm

Fuck.
But the variable strike zone thing pisses me off.

And I was so calm.

168 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:48 pm

I hope Delmon Young breaks his leg within the next 3 minutes.

169 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:48 pm

Jeez Louise. That almost went out.

170 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:49 pm

[169] don't look a gift horse in the mouth, they say..

171 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:49 pm

Good work, Phil.

Good work.

172 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:50 pm

Now let's go, fucking offense!

173 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:50 pm

Huuuuuuuuughes!

Oh, did you see that pitch? I think Phil calls that his "FU MATTPAT" pitch.

174 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:50 pm

[163] Phil for 4 why not?

175 51cq24   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:51 pm

[165] i understand your point about hughes (though i've always thought they got it backwards and hughes should be a reliever, joba a starter), but what's the downside to a good burnett start? i don't see how it changes anything in the future.

176 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:51 pm

Oh fuck fuck oh fuck oh fuck

Was in the shower listening for the first two homers - argh.

I blame myself.

Is this a panic move?

How many innings you think Phil has in him?

Pfister is scary - can this lineup get locked in on him again?

177 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:52 pm

I once saw a Phil Hughes/Miguel Cabrera encounter that started 0-2, moved on to 3 awful waste pitches, and ended with a bomb.

That was no fun

178 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:52 pm

Why is everyone getting fucking jammed?

179 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:53 pm

[175] Now when AJ Burnett pitches like AJ Burnett for the next ywo years this game will be used as a crutch.

180 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:53 pm

Can we have some offense please?

182 51cq24   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:54 pm

[179] maybe, but i really doubt it. he didn't even get through the 6th inning. i see your point now though.

183 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:54 pm

Jesus, Brett, STOP FUCKING WATCHING.

184 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:54 pm

Thank you.

185 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:54 pm

How many more fucking meatballs are these guys planning on watching zip right on past them? Oi. That's the way, Lil G!

186 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:54 pm

[183] Nice job.

187 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:54 pm

[183] Was thinking the same thing. Ended well enough

188 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:54 pm

Stealstealstealstealstealstealsteal please.

189 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:55 pm

NO PLAYS.

NO PLAYS.

190 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:55 pm

Can they look fastball low?

191 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:55 pm

[190] Wha? Brett hit a slider.

192 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:56 pm

So this inning the announcers called Gardner the one consistent bat in the Yankees lineup during the series, but last inning they said Posada was the most consistent bat in the lineup.

193 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:56 pm

[189] The one play we do is a sac bunt. I don't expect that here

194 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:56 pm

2-1. RUN!

195 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:56 pm

[192] Yes. Posada is the most consistent, but he he is not consistent. Therefore, Gardner is the one consistent one.

196 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:57 pm

[191] He seems to be getting a lot of called strikes on fastballs low.

197 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:57 pm

OOGGGGHHHH, GODDAMNIT!

198 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:58 pm

Aughhhhh!

199 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:58 pm

UNFUCKINGBELIEVABLE.

Jeter takes 2 FAT PITCHES to give Gardner a chance to run.

Gardner doesn't run.

Jeter strikes out on shit.

200 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:58 pm

Brett Gardner is without question the most infuriating base stealer I've ever seen

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201 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 8:59 pm

???
It would have been stupid for Brett to try to steal during Jeter's at bat. He had no read on Fister, and Fister has a good move.

202 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:00 pm

[200] God gave him wheels but denied him the basepaths-mongata.

203 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:00 pm

Ok, BAT on BALL.

Nice and easy now...

204 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:00 pm

[199] I'd like to see someone without a life chart Brett's steal attempts to see how often he runs before the fourth pitch.

I can't imagine its more than 5 percent of the time

205 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:00 pm

GoodEyeGoodEye!

Cano, do NOT swing at any junk pitches please!

206 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:00 pm

Good eye, Curtis.

Fucking Robbie, PLEASE, just chill out and hit it hard.

207 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:00 pm

Run into one, Robbie. Please. Pretty fucking please.

208 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:01 pm

[201] He never has a read on anyone. That's why he takes forever to start running

209 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:01 pm

Good eye, Rob!

That's a boy...nice and easy...

210 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:01 pm

Just drive it, Rob.

211 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:01 pm

Good eye!

212 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:02 pm

Robbie looks like he's chillin' in a Lazy Boy. You cant faze him.

213 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:02 pm

knock the cover off the ball!

214 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:02 pm

[208] Well, his success rate was like 80%. If that's not getting a read on anyone, then I'm in favor of him not getting a read on anyone.

215 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:02 pm

What is this stirke zone??!

216 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:02 pm

Fuck.

Just think left-center, Rob...

217 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:03 pm

NOT A FUCKING STRIKE!

218 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:03 pm

Shit.

PLEASE, Robbie, please...

219 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:03 pm

Worst pitch of the ab, & it was called a strike...

220 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:04 pm

One bad call ruins the whold goddamn at bat. I am going crazy with the blue box. Bury that shit never to be seen again.

221 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:04 pm

Hang in, Robbie, hang in...

222 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:04 pm

Yeesh.

223 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:05 pm

LET'S GO ROBBIE!

224 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:05 pm

Oh god, I nearly had a heart attack there.

Out of play.

GOd, I'm a nervous fucking wreck...

225 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:06 pm

[224] Embrace destiny.

226 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:06 pm

FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK FUCK.

227 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:06 pm

Dammit!

228 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:06 pm

What a disaster

229 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:06 pm

[225] The fuck does that mean?

230 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:06 pm

Wheeeeeew. Crowd yelled. Me too.

231 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:06 pm

Fister's simpy too good.

232 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:07 pm

[226] No, I like that inning. They're going to get to Fister. And remember, there's likely to be a Valverde sighting in this game. Just have to hold them at 2..

233 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:07 pm

DAMN IT!

234 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:07 pm

[229] It's kind of a zen Nietzsche thing.

235 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:07 pm

Fuck fuck fuck fuck

Already working on a heart attack/ulcer

Oh, if that ball could have just got down

From the first we saw this guy his stuff looks really tough to me, although the Yanks looked like they were doing something in that inning... argh...

236 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:07 pm

[232] We've done so well against Valverde so far!

237 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:08 pm

[231] He's not too good. Two base runners and a long fly. He was lucky.

238 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:08 pm

[236] 9.0 ERA.

239 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:09 pm

[237] "long" is being kinda generous.

240 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:09 pm

Really? Not a strike. How come?

241 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:09 pm

[234] :) I'm in no mood for philosophy. I'm raging within, as if consumed inwardly by a thousand hornets.

242 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:10 pm

wow. "ball" one.

243 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:10 pm

[238] And we needed 9.000000001

244 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:10 pm

[232] Valverde only sucks when it's not a save situation this year. 49 for 49

245 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:11 pm

YESSS!

(Remember when that bozo from Arizona dropped two such balls in one inning?)

246 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:11 pm

[241] Channel Casey Stengel.

247 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:11 pm

Oh god, we're gonna play matchups for the rest of this godforsaken game

248 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:11 pm

We will get to Fister. He looked good for a while in Game 1, too.

249 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:11 pm

[241] I think I saw a Japanese horror film once with a similar title "Consumed By A Thousand Hornets"..
If Logan comes in I'm going to join you weeping on the heart attack train though..

250 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:11 pm

[243] Indeed. But 9.0 ERA is doing pretty well, I'd say.

251 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:12 pm

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252 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:12 pm

Oh fuck this is HORRIFIC

253 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:12 pm

Jeez mix and match all night.

254 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:12 pm

Girardi's tight, even for Girardi!

255 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:12 pm

Nooooooooo...JoeyJoeJoe, I cannot take this bullpen roulette..Hughes is pitching well..god, i need a drink and it's 10-fecking AM here..

256 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:12 pm

Girardi is out of his mind tonight.

257 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:12 pm

[250] Just good enough to lose.

258 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:12 pm

Not enjoying this stragegy. Not one bit.

259 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:12 pm

Huh. Didn't see that coming.

This could work, though. I usually hate bullpen roulette, but it almost makes sense here.

260 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:13 pm

How can this possibly not mean Wade and Ayala???

And either one of them pitching in this game is so fucking unacceptable, that if they come into this game, Girardi should be fired before the game is over.

261 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:13 pm

Nooooooooo...JoeyJoeJoe, I cannot take this bullpen roulette..Hughes is pitching well..god, i need a drink and it's 10-freakin AM here..

262 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:13 pm

AND PEOPLE THINK HE NEEDS ANOTHER LEFTY

263 joe   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:13 pm

I'm a little worried about one of the next 7 Yankee bullpen pitchers not having his A-game

264 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:13 pm

[256] If you think that the problem was that we didn't "do so well against Valverde" those nights, then I'd have to say you weren't actually watching.

265 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:13 pm

I ... I ... I might not be able to watch 9 innings of this Girardi bullshit.

266 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:13 pm

Seriously, if Wade or Ayala come into this game, he should be fired before the ball lands.

This is atrocious. This can't end well. This can't be good for the bats. This isn't good.

267 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:14 pm

[237] [239] Driven!?

268 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:14 pm

What the fuck is it this Girardi? This motherfucker's gotta go.

269 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:14 pm

[260] Exactly - sooner or later, one of these guys is NOT going to have it. Ugh. This is a silly way to manage.

270 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:14 pm

Don't hit him. Don't walk him.

271 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:15 pm

Arrrrrrrghhhhh.

272 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:15 pm

I HATE THIS

273 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:15 pm

I despise Boone Logan

274 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:15 pm

FUCK YOU GIRARDI.

275 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:15 pm

MFER!!!! Phil Hughes is a better pitcher than Boone Logan!!

Joe Girardi is not a good manager. How much more evidence do we need?

276 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:15 pm

Girardi is fucking this game up. Unbelievable.

277 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:15 pm

How on earth did Joe Girardi win a World Series?

278 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:16 pm

Two out.

279 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:16 pm

[265] Well, no. Too high.
But hitting flies against Fister is good. That's his weak point, right?

280 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:16 pm

And... there's Corey Wade.

Fucking motherfuck.

281 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:16 pm

Wade is warming.

Take a moment and let that sink in.

282 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:16 pm

[274] Because the last time he pulled this fucking stnt it blew up on his face and he was too afraid to try it again.

283 joe   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:17 pm

Boone Logan in the 4th inning... I think the Yankees may have shot their load a little too soon

284 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:17 pm

[276] Bob Brenly won a WS..managers hurt way more often than they help. JoeyJoeJoe is infuriating.

285 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:17 pm

I hope there's a sniper along the third base line to take out Girardi

286 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:17 pm

[265] Lofted

287 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:18 pm

I think the Yankees will break through with some runs, but they'd better do it soon before Joe G's "Carousel of Pitchers" seriously implodes.

288 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:18 pm

This game's going to wind up 2-2 in the 10th and Swisher will be the only one left to pitch.

289 rob_smith_51   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:18 pm

I was thinking that Girardi should have started Montero at DH. Just a hunch that he will get a hit or two.

290 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:18 pm

Bravo, Boone Logan.

Let's fucking HIT, motherfuckers!

291 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:18 pm

I STILL HATE THIS

292 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:18 pm

Genius.

293 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:19 pm

Way to go, Boone.

294 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:19 pm

Phew!

295 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:19 pm

Chirst. Who's gonna pitch the rest of the game?

296 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:19 pm

You can throw that binder out during the playoffs!

297 Evil Empire   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:19 pm

Well at least Boone Logan probably won't pitch again tonight.

298 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:19 pm

[286] Yeah, that's a point.
Freddy, maybe, if it comes to that.

299 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:19 pm

[284] For a long time game three of the 2009 ALCS was the low point of Girardi's run here.

This has so much potential to top that

300 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:20 pm

In what inning do we see Proctor?

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301 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:20 pm

How does this not now SCREAM PANIC?

Doesn't this even take the crowd out of the game?

How does this not make the bats get tighter?

This seems like a fireable move.

Who else would anyone like to see manage this team?

302 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:20 pm

A run or five would sure help me come off the ledge.

303 rob_smith_51   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:20 pm

Ok, Mo for 2, so we still have the 5th, 6th and 7th
Robertson and CC for 5-7?

304 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:20 pm

[300] He's not on the roster, right?

If that ever happens, I will not watch another Yankee game until Coffee Joe is fired.

305 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:21 pm

Well, so far JoeyJoeJoe's Bullpen Roulette hasn't ended up with his brains all over the wall.

Pull ... click.

Pull ... click.

Pull ... ???

306 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:21 pm

2/3 of the game left. Let's go O! Ferfuck's sake!

307 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:21 pm

Wade: 5th
Sori: 6th
D-Rob: 7th
Mo: 8th & 9th?

308 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:21 pm

Fister 2nd time through the heart of the order. Let's see if any adjustments have been made.

309 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:21 pm

[301] I was in the crowd for the Noesi/Shields game a few weeks back.

Its SO FUCKING BORING and totally takes the crowd out of it.

It was understandable then though

310 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:21 pm

[293] CC or Jesus.

311 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:21 pm

Damn it, Alex late on a 91mph cookie.

312 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:21 pm

[304] Yeah, I was joking... I hope.

313 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:22 pm

[306] You forgot CC.

314 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:23 pm

Alex still ain't right if he's not slamming that one. : (

315 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:23 pm

I think some comments of mine got sent to moderation..is #307 by Raf? "Fister 2nd time through the heart of the order. Let's see if any adjustments have been made."

316 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:23 pm

Are our boys on Prozac?

317 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:23 pm

Need some runs. Pitchers will pitch better with some breathing room.

318 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:23 pm

BB, good start

319 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:23 pm

Good work, Al! Good fucking work!

Now let's do this cockfucker!

320 rob_smith_51   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:23 pm

Good walk for ARod. Would like to see him run into one today.

321 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:24 pm

Proctor's locker is cleared out. If we can score some fucking runs Colon would be game one starter I suspect.

322 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:24 pm

[315] I think that's 308, but one of mine also got stuck in moderation. (For no obvious reason.)

323 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:24 pm

Sounds like that fucking guy from that Texas cartoon show.

324 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:24 pm

Hey Leyland, the cemetery called - bring in Girardi with you tonite please

325 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:24 pm

A walk's as good as a hit!

326 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:24 pm

Just missing.

327 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:24 pm

[315] Shows up @ 308, yes, your comment's in purgatory :p

328 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:24 pm

CC coming in

329 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:25 pm

CC, as expected.

330 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:25 pm

Tex and Alex just missing good pitches here.

331 Evil Empire   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:25 pm

Whow about a meaningful hit for Teix?

332 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:25 pm

Let's get Pujols and cut Tex

333 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:25 pm

CC could be like Moose in Game 7 back in 03!

334 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:25 pm

If gameday's accurate, Fister's getting squeezed quite a bit.

335 rob_smith_51   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:25 pm

CC, good move? I think so.

336 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:25 pm

[327][322] Thanks! I hate that moderation thing.
C'mon Tesh!!

337 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:26 pm

And that's why Randy Johnson was a mythical beast. He could pitch anytime, anywhere, like Travis Bickel.

338 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:26 pm

Worthless.

339 Evil Empire   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:27 pm

Is it too late to bat Teix 8th?

340 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:27 pm

Sorry but Tex really really really sucjs

341 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:27 pm

Oh look. Mark Teixeira popped out

342 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:27 pm

[337] Much like Hegel.

343 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:27 pm

ANOTHER FAT PITCH. FUCK!

344 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:27 pm

[330] Darling concurs.

345 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:27 pm

Imagine Fister in a Twins uniform, that should get them going.

346 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:27 pm

Is teix ever going to get a hit?

347 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:27 pm

Yanks are due...

348 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:27 pm

This might be Fister's last inning.

349 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:27 pm

A start! Let's GO JORGIE. JUICE ONE YOU OLD FUCK.

350 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:28 pm

Bingo!

351 rob_smith_51   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:28 pm

[337] Yes, that was crazy how Brenly used him in game 6 of 2001 WS.

352 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:28 pm

Nice, Swish.

353 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:28 pm

Good boy, Nick.

Right here, right now, cockwads!

Hit the baseball!

354 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:28 pm

[351] And in '95.

355 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:28 pm

Maybe a clutch hit now - who am I kidding - no fucking way

356 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:28 pm

[346] Didn't he double in the second inning? Maybe I was hallucinating.

357 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:28 pm

CC gonna pull a 2003 Moose?

358 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:28 pm

[332] Sign and trade!

359 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:28 pm

TEN FEET OUTSIDE!!!

360 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:28 pm

Hip hip - DP Jorge

361 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:28 pm

Try swinging this time, Jorge.

362 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:29 pm

[346] Didn't he get a couple on Tuesday?

363 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:29 pm

FUck.

Just hit it back up the middle, Jorgie...nice and easy...

364 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:29 pm

Wow, neither are those were strikes... Sheesh

365 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:29 pm

[335] It's win or go home. Everyone's available

366 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:30 pm

Changes the complexion of the AB

367 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:30 pm

CC looked gassed just from warming up.

368 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:30 pm

no stranding!

369 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:30 pm

[363] Probably wouldn't work, the SS is playing about a foot to the SS of the bag.

370 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:30 pm

Pfister? Are you pfucking pkiddingnme?

371 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:31 pm

Fighten them off. C'mon Jorge!

372 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:31 pm

They need to get something out of this rally...

373 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:31 pm

This is 9 innings of panic time

374 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

Oh dear

375 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

YES!

JORGIE!!!

FUCKING HELL, TEAM, PLEEEEEASE!!!!

376 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

'ray, old guys!

377 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

[369] Well, shut my mouth!

378 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

Good hold, he would have been out at home. HAVE to get at least one run here!!

379 Evil Empire   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

Jorge Posada = MVP

Cut Teix and move Jorge to first.

380 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

Jorge!

381 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

Good hold. Score. These. Motherfucking. Runs.

382 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

Great at bat. Smart play by Robbie. He was a dead duck, Alex that is.

383 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

All right, Jorgie!

Now it's time to cash in some of these runners.

384 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

Russell with the Muscle puts the V back in Vicious!

385 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

By the way, THIS is the game

386 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

WTF, Robby?!!

387 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:32 pm

yay Po. Now someone has got to come through with a big hit.

388 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:33 pm

Oh PLEASE bring in Phil Coke! Please please please!

389 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:33 pm

NO STRANDING! NO LOBs!

390 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:33 pm

Jorge! and now we get into their bullpen..

391 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:33 pm

Pinch run for Jorge.

392 rob_smith_51   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:33 pm

Cmon Russel!

393 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:33 pm

Oh dear, it's GiDP Bodie.

Please, PLEASE don't GiDP here.

394 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:33 pm

Yeah, not wise to run on Austin Jackson

395 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:33 pm

One swing, Russell, and you're a Yankee forever

396 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:33 pm

[382] Call me greedy.

397 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:33 pm

There's something that would be really good right now.

398 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:33 pm

[368] Not Al-Al?

399 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

[397] I'd settle for half of what you're thinking of.

400 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

[393] Or line or fly into a dp for that matter

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401 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

COCKSUCKING HORSEFUCKERRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!

402 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

merde

403 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

Wow, that pitch was better than the last one... Blue's zone is crazy

404 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

Another fat ptich. motherfucker.

405 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

OH FUCK

406 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

Not that.

407 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

408 rob_smith_51   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

Crap

409 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

Ugh.

410 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

squeeze

411 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

Only a K would have been worse. JFC!

412 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:34 pm

Last fucking guy I wanted up there in Martin. FUCKKKKKKKKKKK

413 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:35 pm

oh brother.

414 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:35 pm

We seem to be so fucked

415 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:35 pm

Good check, Brett...

416 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:35 pm

Brett's going to walk.

417 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:35 pm

[411] Well, or a DP.

418 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:35 pm

Not that swing.

Now, Gardy: You are NOT Babe Ruth. Think gap single. Move the line.

419 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:35 pm

c'mon gritner! hope!

420 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:36 pm

C'mon BRETT!

421 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:36 pm

[410] lol

422 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:36 pm

That was a strike too...

423 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:36 pm

Look to just poke it into left, BRett...

424 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:37 pm

I'll take a walk here.

425 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:37 pm

Take all the way.

426 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:37 pm

CF playing mad shallow, shading other way

427 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:37 pm

whoa...

428 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:38 pm

Shoulda let that one go

429 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:38 pm

girardi's gonna beat him w a switch.

430 Evil Empire   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:38 pm

Lean into it rudy stein

431 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:38 pm

I am a nervous fucking wreck.

432 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:38 pm

I'm going to lose it if he Ks looking..

433 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:39 pm

Well, shit

434 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:39 pm

I am going to cry.

dfalkj;faldsjfdls;kfjsad;lkjfsd;lkdfsja;lkfsdjl;kfdsjfdsowe0wu9weu[039932

435 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:39 pm

That sucked.

436 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:39 pm

This team fucking sucks.

437 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:39 pm

Ohhhhh.
Deflating.

438 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:39 pm

Godfuckingdamnit

439 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:39 pm

fucking Brett.

440 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:39 pm

Letting that cocksucker off the hook. They had fucking pitches to drive all fucking inning.

441 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:39 pm

nerts

442 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:39 pm

Fucking bupkiss.

443 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:39 pm

Fuck me. I smelled that coming. I still say they should have sent A-Rod.

444 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:40 pm

OMFGFTETERRTRYFTFTFTRSR

I am so frustrated I want to throw myself into a wall.

FUCK

445 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:40 pm

CY Big Train Bob Pedro Mother Fucking Fister.

446 RIYank   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:40 pm

Okay, I have to leave Banter now. Sorry. This isn't working for me.

447 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:40 pm

Well that sucked, but we will be into the soft underbelly of the Detroit bullpen soon.

448 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:40 pm

[440] All fucking innning.

449 rob_smith_51   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:40 pm

Be nice if they could score someone

450 randym77   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:40 pm

Shoulda taken the walk, Gardy.

451 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:41 pm

[428] I think that was potentially the "not a strike, being called a strike pitch" they've been calling all night long.

This feels awful. Fuck.

452 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:41 pm

At least now when Jeter Ks it will be with the bases empty.

#thatisnotasilverlining
#alsothisisnottwitteriamaware

453 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:41 pm

CC Shut 'em Down like PE! The Bats will eventually come through!

454 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:42 pm

Fucking Baby Fister. They should be eating this guy up.

455 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:42 pm

And all three outs were lazy flyballs/popups.

456 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:42 pm

Well he can't be any less sharp than he was less time.

457 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:43 pm

Looking ahead: Does Eric Chavez feature a knuckleball or something?

458 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:43 pm

When was the last time a starting pitcher had three appearances in a division series?

459 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:44 pm

Pathetic.

Just fucking pathetic.

460 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:44 pm

Oh god.

461 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:44 pm

So if the Yankees win this game (which is not happening), whats the pitching lineup for Texas - Garcia, Colon and Burnett?

462 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:44 pm

fucking fuck

463 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:44 pm

I really want Girardi to tell us what a success this season was after the game.

464 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:44 pm

How come they NEVER zoom in on pitches on the blue that are called balls? Dear God. This game sucks!

465 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:44 pm

Oh wunnerful

466 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:44 pm

So was this Girardi's plan? To have a tired starting pitcher who's never pitched in relief save the season?

467 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:44 pm

Ha! I thought Darling was going to say, "Yeah, your offense has really sucked, what gives?"

468 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:45 pm

Nova injured I guess. "Tightened up."

469 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:45 pm

How long can CC pitch in this game and still make a start in ALCS game 2?

470 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:45 pm

Nova had whiplash. Who are they kidding?

471 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:45 pm

How about letting Alex stay home on the bunt? Give CC a chance on a hard comebacker

472 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:46 pm

[469] Next year?

473 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:46 pm

Well, the decision to go with a six man rotation all in one game is not paying immediate dividends.

474 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:46 pm

[469] I admire your optimism! LET'S GO YANKEES!

475 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:46 pm

This pretty clearly is not working

476 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:47 pm

In other news, Founders Porter is very good.

477 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:48 pm

So Girardi said that Nova "tightened up a bit?" WHY DOES JOE GIRARDI HATE ARCHIE BELL & THE DRELLS?

478 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:48 pm

[446] Come back later, RIYank!

479 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:48 pm

That's better.

480 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:48 pm

I hate Delmon Young.

481 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:48 pm

[474] I'm a fucking FAN! Of course I believe my team will come back!

In other news... HOW WAS THAT NOT STRIKE GODDAMN THREE?? (okay.. I guess blue has to call it when the batter whiffs)

482 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:48 pm

Whiskey, also

483 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:49 pm

Thought that blooper was trouble.

484 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:49 pm

[477] Gold!!!

485 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:49 pm

He's going to get Delmon out, bro.

486 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:49 pm

Enough of CC - fat bastard always winds up out of shape when it counts most - let him walk and go with the young guns next season

487 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:50 pm

Fuck off D Young. Here's the scary AB.

488 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:50 pm

[486] You did watch the '09 post-season, right?

489 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:51 pm

Good move.

490 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:51 pm

[486]

...

No?

491 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:51 pm

Victor. Another scary AB.

492 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:52 pm

Ballgame.

493 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:52 pm

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!

494 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:52 pm

That blows. Still, get out of this, they are still in it.

495 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:52 pm

Shit!

496 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:52 pm

[477] Well played, sir!

497 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:52 pm

Brutal. This feels grim.

498 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:52 pm

492) Nah, it's not.

499 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:52 pm

Rats. One more out.

500 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:52 pm

[486]hard to disagree at this point, and he looks like he's gained 30 pounds since June

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501 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:52 pm

This fucking blows.

502 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:53 pm

Slider. Right down the middle, according to gameday

503 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:53 pm

Wade...uh-oh.

504 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:53 pm

(488) One decent pst-season and the rest is shit

505 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:53 pm

Look what happens when you don't try for a five-run HR on every swing. Can we try some of that?

506 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:53 pm

Three runs for Detroit is not the problem. The ****ing Yankees not scoring is the problem.

507 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:54 pm

I am so upset right now, it's ridiculous.

508 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:54 pm

Man, got away with one there.

509 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:54 pm

it's not on the pitching when we're getting shutout. Fist the Fister!

510 rob_smith_51   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:55 pm

phew

511 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:55 pm

Good job. Top of the order. Time to do some damage!

512 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:55 pm

Good.

Now FUCKING HIT, YOU WASTRELS!

513 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:55 pm

[506] Absol-f'in'-lutely so.

514 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:55 pm

C'mon you guys! Keep HOPE ALIVE!

515 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:55 pm

FIVE INNINGS, THREE RUNS

COME ON

BATS

COME ON, DO THIS

516 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:55 pm

OK. Top of the order. Let's go!

517 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:55 pm

Girardi can't seriously bring Wade in can he? CC may have to go 1 more.

518 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:56 pm

Let the Captain start it off!

519 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:56 pm

Now it is possible to remember times when this team treated a 3 run deficit with 5 innings to play as less than a speed bump on the way to victory lane.
sigh

520 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:57 pm

c'mon Banter! This shite ain't over! Yanks are done with stranding baserunners! 6 is ENOUGH! RUNS!

ANDY! FIRE UP THE SCORETRUCK!

521 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:57 pm

This is it. Fister was throwing bp last inning. Square up some fastballs and keep the line moving.

522 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:57 pm

My phone and my TV are each less than a year old and I'm gonna bill the Yankees if they force me to throw one through the other

523 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:57 pm

They got through to Fister in Game 1 in the 6th, right?

524 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:57 pm

[505]live by the hr, die by the hr

525 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:58 pm

Unfuckingbelievable.

526 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:58 pm

that's some weak sauce right there.

527 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:58 pm

Or that. Really, Jeter.

528 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:58 pm

of COURSE it's a stinkin 1st pitch out, goddam it

529 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:58 pm

Top of the order, 3rd time around against Fister.

530 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:58 pm

Hm..Leland is going into full defense mode.

531 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:58 pm

Jeter, why must you always swing at the first goddamn pitch.

Man, I think that Sausage Egg McMuffin I had for breakfast was a bad idea.

532 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:59 pm

Yeah it's very frustrating because Fister didn't pitch his way out of that jam in the fourth. That was pure Yankee fuckery. I'm looking at you, Russell "Fartin'" Martin.

533 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:59 pm

Making this cocksucker look better than he is.

534 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:59 pm

Jetes, setting the tone... *sigh*

535 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:59 pm

The Yankees know this game counts, right? That it's not an exhibition?

536 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:59 pm

Seaon's over - baseball sucks anway

537 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:59 pm

That's it, make him work. *FUCK*

538 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:59 pm

Wow, this team is absolutely feckless.

539 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:59 pm

Yay, another out. Not looking good.

540 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 9:59 pm

I actually think a HR would be very nice right here. Wake the fuck up!

541 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:00 pm

If Robbie gets on, Alex is going deep.

542 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:00 pm

Et tu, Granderson?

543 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:00 pm

Rally Killer here, Robinson. Let's get some juice.

544 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:01 pm

538) Feckless. Ron Darling: "Languid. OH yeah, baby! I'm down with the big word posse!

545 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:01 pm

Listen to the guys in the booth trying to cover for the Yankee hitters, praising the subtle mastery of Doug Pfister.

546 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:01 pm

FUCK YEAH!

547 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:01 pm

Thank you, Robbie.

That's one.

548 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:01 pm

Hear that hum?

549 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:01 pm

THERE WE GO!

550 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:01 pm

Hmm.

551 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:01 pm

Robbie!

552 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:01 pm

Don'tcha know!!

553 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:01 pm

Now that's the kinda shit I like! 3-1 folks...gas up the mutha-scratchin' truck.

554 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:02 pm

Got one back

555 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:02 pm

Better.

556 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:02 pm

Kinda felt like you were gonna need one of those to break the seal.

557 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:02 pm

Thanks for fulfilling my request, Robbie

558 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:02 pm

Robbed.

559 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:02 pm

Fuck. Hoped that was gonna hit the bag.

560 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:02 pm

At least we won't get shutout.

561 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:02 pm

le sigh

562 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:03 pm

and then thud.

563 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:03 pm

Ugh Robbie's styling is borderline .... You're THIS close to looking like a dick there Cano

564 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:03 pm

Bloop & a blast next inning.

565 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:03 pm

[545] Fister is pretty damn good. His numbers were tremendous all year, even when he was stuck in Seattle and couldn't buy a win.

566 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:03 pm

Please tell me it's CC and not Wade. Please.

CC, So, Ro, Mo - whatever combination gets you to 9.

567 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:03 pm

That ball was smoked and it was beautiful but a single last inning would have plated two.

568 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:03 pm

No. More. Runs for the Tigers=Yanks victory.

569 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:03 pm

Yay, Robbie.

3-1 ... we got the run we just gave them back.

Yay!

570 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:04 pm

I wonder if it'll be CC or Wade. I've got no call on it. But think it'll be Wade.

571 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:04 pm

[565] I saw that from the first start he threw against us. He's no slouch. But the Yanks do seem to have the ability to chip away at him.

Now we need some blanks thrown at them and then for the love of it all, some more RUNS

572 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:04 pm

[565] And that has nothing to do with tonight, when he's left plenty of fat pitches over the plate, and the Yankees have done FUCK ALL with them.

This is on the bats.

573 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:05 pm

So what the hell do I know?

574 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:05 pm

[563] You can't stop smoooth. ; )

575 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:05 pm

Okay. Bottom of the order. Set em down and grab the bats!

576 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:05 pm

Way to get ahead. Now bury him, big guy.

577 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:06 pm

[544] :)
He is a fellow Yalie, after all.

578 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:06 pm

Wow, doesn't CC have a languid delivery? :)

579 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:06 pm

1,2,3 Big Fella!

580 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:06 pm

way to go

581 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:06 pm

Fuck you, announcers!

582 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:06 pm

More CC?

583 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:07 pm

I have a funny feeling Big Tex and Swish are going to do something this inning

584 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:07 pm

Actually the thought of CC getting the win in relief of Nova is fairly appealing.

585 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:07 pm

"Forearm tightness" for Nova.

At this point, I'd actually hope that's bullshit, since that's often a precursor to a TJ ...

586 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:07 pm

[572] Agreed.

587 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:08 pm

2-2, set him down, man.

588 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:08 pm

gouda!

589 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:08 pm

I'm feeling confident, they can take this game! I want D-Rob in soon though!

590 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:09 pm

Not awesome.

591 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:09 pm

Does anyone else with TW Cable in NYC have the sound drop out for a couple seconds every so often?

592 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:09 pm

Good night, CC.

593 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:09 pm

Wow.

594 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:09 pm

Fucking Verducci. I think the cliche "deja vu all over again," which defies even the most twisted logic, should be a hanging offense.

595 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:09 pm

Girardi's crazy

596 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:10 pm

Does Nunez have a forkball?

597 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:10 pm

He's bringing in Soriano? I can't have much of a problem with that. Now please work.

598 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:10 pm

this is truly a Johnny Allstaff.

599 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:10 pm

Pull ... click.

Pull ... click.

Pull ... misfire.

Pull ... ???

600 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:11 pm

Can we all agree that this is the stupidest fuckng ballgame we've ever seen?

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601 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:11 pm

I think Girardi may be trying to bore then Tigers into submission

602 joe   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:11 pm

[591] I have Charter Comm in Western MA and every so often the sound and picture stutters

603 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:11 pm

This is gut wrenching.

604 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:11 pm

Oh, Sori. Mr. Levine is watching you...

605 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:12 pm

[577] You are too?

I know my expletive-laden gutter mouth is a tip off, in my case.

606 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:13 pm

This has been strangely unappealing.

I have TWC and the sound drops from time to time.

607 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:13 pm

C'mon Sori

608 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:14 pm

YES! Now, here COMES THE MOTHERTRUCKING SCOREFUCK!

609 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:14 pm

That's why Cano's allowed to style. Nobody like him.

610 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:14 pm

[604] Randy pouring himself a Campari & Soda now!

611 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:14 pm

can defense light the fire?

612 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:14 pm

That was pretty.

613 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:14 pm

Good, DP Now bats come alive!

614 monkeypants   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:14 pm

That worked out well. Now some runs?

615 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:14 pm

Ok, game still well in hand...we can still win this motherfucker...

616 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:14 pm

Ok, Pfister, Scherzer, whoever - get this going.

How many pitches has Pfister thrown?

617 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:15 pm

LUCK!

Just what we needed!

NOW, SCORE YOU BASTARDS.

618 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:15 pm

Santiago helped the Yankee cause in so many ways with that one AB. He's gotta be in contention for unofficial ALDS MVP when the Yanks win this shite!

619 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:15 pm

[614] Still with us? deep in the night in the Black Forest isn't it?

620 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:15 pm

[616] my scorecard says 94.

621 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:16 pm

[610] That's a girl's drink. Is Randy a.....?

622 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:16 pm

[608] What you said!!!

623 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:16 pm

I've calmed somewhat. I dunno if I'm optimistic or I've given up

624 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:16 pm

[602] Thanks - probably unrelated I imagine though

625 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:16 pm

tex. Start it.

626 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:16 pm

Thanks, [620].

RUNS PLEASE

627 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:17 pm

Be patient. Get on base. Hit line drives.

628 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:17 pm

Now on to the Tiggers pen...

629 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:17 pm

Be wild, you fuck

630 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:17 pm

Let it hit you, Teix!

631 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:17 pm

Uh...Good eye. LOL

632 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:17 pm

Yankee bats - awake!

633 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:17 pm

Mmm. I've seen that swing before

634 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:18 pm

I'm watching the game on Time-Warner of North Carolina and every couple of minutes John Smoltz says something that makes me want to kick him in the dick. Is that happening to anyone else?

635 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:18 pm

Terrible, terrible hack.

What is your plan up there, Mark?

636 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:18 pm

Teix has no shot on that pitch.

637 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:18 pm

Good cut!

638 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:18 pm

We need sustained momentum.

639 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:19 pm

Good. Fucking. EYE!

640 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:19 pm

Dear God. Get on base.

641 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:19 pm

Jesus, Tex

642 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:19 pm

Oh, MAN. That was there!

643 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:19 pm

Please no more pop ups. Please.

644 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:19 pm

That shit was right down the middle

645 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:19 pm

Remember when we used to bring Coke in to give up HR to lefties?

646 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

fuck

647 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

634] Ha,ha,ha,ha...

648 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

649 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

Darn.

650 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

Dammit

651 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

I just lost a breath..he JUST missed that one.

652 Evil Empire   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

So is Leyland smoking?

653 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

ARGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

654 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

Honestly I enjoyed the Cano HR but let's just get some regular old hits. Just see what happens

655 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

Teix needs to seriously work on his balance up there.

656 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

I do question the Rodriguez-Teixeira-Swisher lineup;

657 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

Amen, [648]

Fuck

658 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:20 pm

Sheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeit.

Just missed it.

Where did all the "NYS home runs" we kept hitting in Comerica go?

659 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:21 pm

Swish!

CHILL THE FUCK OUT!!!

GODDAMN YOU PEOPLE!

660 edoubletrouble   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:21 pm

gut wrenching

661 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:21 pm

Hang in there, Swish.

662 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:21 pm

Yeah Swisher has been tough to watch

663 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:22 pm

Very, very weak.

664 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:22 pm

I dread what the Yankees are going to do when they set their sites on next year

665 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:22 pm

Scherzer looks like he just stepped outta Mad Magazine.

666 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:22 pm

This team is killing me.

Killing me.

667 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:22 pm

There's plenty of time in this game still. I don' think I'll truly get worried till the 8th, as long as it stays at 3 for the Tigers

668 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:22 pm

Another Solo job would really calm my nerves.

669 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:22 pm

Base runners. man. We need um.

670 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

Going out like Silence of the Lambs.

671 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

BLUE!!!

672 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

Nice, Jorgie.

673 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

Nice one.

674 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

YES

675 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

Hey all, I'm a little late - wtf is going on? Is Nova ok? Is Hughes? Has Girardi lost his mind?

And did an IBB lead to the 3rd run?

And where is the Score Truck already?!

676 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

[668] I miss Luis Sojo!

Pinch runner please?

677 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

Nice easy swing.

678 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

I'll take it!

679 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

Time for Russ to go yardski.

680 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

Y'es, Jorge!

681 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

Send him!

[kidding]

682 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:23 pm

Crap.

I HAVE ZERO CONFIDENCE IN RUSSELL MARTIN.

Why? He kind of stinks.

683 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:24 pm

The wife: "I'm not enjoying this."

Me: "You're not supposed to be enjoying this, babe."

The wife: "I'm just sayin'."

684 Evil Empire   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:24 pm

Posada = MVP

Whether we score here or not we need to keep Schzerzer not to pitch another inning.

685 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:24 pm

do it for thelarmis, COLTRANE!

686 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:24 pm

[675] No, Yes, Yes, No, Detroit

687 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:24 pm

[675] Yes

688 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:24 pm

shit

689 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:25 pm

Martin is very tense at the plate.

690 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:25 pm

We all miss Luis Sojo. Everyone except Leiter, I guess. Love that guy.

691 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:25 pm

That sucked big.

692 JeremyM   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:25 pm

Martin is killing this team.

693 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:25 pm

Worst. Swing. Ever.

694 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:25 pm

Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

Did I mention I have no confidence in Russell Martin? And that he stinks?

695 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:25 pm

Oh my god.

Brutal.

Absolutely goddamned brutal.

696 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:25 pm

Martin is embarassing himself.

697 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:25 pm

fooled him.

698 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:25 pm

Wasn't particularly close to that ball.

699 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:26 pm

Thanks, guys. That sucked.

700 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:26 pm

What the fucking, fuck???!!!

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701 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:26 pm

[685] That was more like a Najee type swing unfortunately.

702 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:26 pm

So, now, D. Robinson, right?

703 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:26 pm

Little League swing Rus

704 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:26 pm

p.s. The Yanks are winning this fucking game.

705 JeremyM   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:26 pm

There was no reason to not bring in Montero there. If you're going to gamble with CC and crap like that, then you can gamble with your catcher. Martin is lost.

706 cult of basebaal   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:27 pm

[664] Are they not playing in NYS next year?

707 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:27 pm

Do ANY of these fuckng guys earn their salary???

708 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:27 pm

7 baserunners stranded. 4 in scoring position. BULLSHIPS!

709 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:27 pm

Russell's been death this game.

Shoulda pinch hit MONTERO

710 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:27 pm

Guys, I think its over.

711 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:27 pm

Was it a swing or a hack?

712 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:28 pm

Let's remember that Russell Martin hit .236. He's not a good hitter. It is what it is.

713 edoubletrouble   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:28 pm

Okay Banter - what is the recipe for success here?

714 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:28 pm

TBS, did I REALLY need the 2001G7 replay there? Fuck you

715 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:28 pm

710) IT. Is. NOT!

716 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:28 pm

We can win this thing. But, not like this.

717 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:28 pm

711) Whatever it was, it was flaccid.

718 edoubletrouble   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:28 pm

ya gotta belieeeeeeve!

719 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:29 pm

713) Faith!

720 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:29 pm

[715] Second that!

721 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:29 pm

[711] t'was a slow, bad golfswing.

722 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:29 pm

So Mo will pitch the 9th just like 2004 - a total fucking waste

723 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:30 pm

There we go. One gone.

724 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:30 pm

Is it me or are there a ton of dropped Ks this series?

725 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:30 pm

At least Girardi and Burnett will return next year

726 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:30 pm

9 outs, meat of the order coming up. They'll use Benoit..or will it be Albeekerkee?

727 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:30 pm

[713] hit HBP and a blast.

728 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:31 pm

Two Strikes. Put him away!

729 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:31 pm

YEAH

730 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:31 pm

[713] Thinking middle of the field and not swinging themselves into the ground?

731 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:31 pm

Swisher and Kelly should go play badminton.

732 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:32 pm

Getting Scherzer out of there would be key. The other guys we can hit and in bunches.

733 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:32 pm

Where is that pitch you piece of shit?

734 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:32 pm

I feel so sick I can barely watch.

735 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:32 pm

The Yanks are going to need yet another opportunity. Fister gave them chances including a real peach in the fourth. It seems kind of unlikely they are going to get a similar chance again, but we'll see.

736 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:33 pm

I would love for the Yanks to get to that Valverde'. His antics cause bile to form.

737 edoubletrouble   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:33 pm

Act III, Scene 1 so far, so good ... all we need is three.

738 JeremyM   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:33 pm

So this Verlander stuff had to be a motivational tactic from Leyland, right?

739 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:33 pm

p.s. If the Tigers still have the lead in the 9th it is only so that sombitch can blow his first save of the year, you know that shit, right?

740 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:33 pm

Ok, it's getting late early...

741 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:33 pm

Delmon Young through his bat at an umpire in the minor leagues in case anyone forgot.

742 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:33 pm

I BELIEVE!

743 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:34 pm

[721] Not unlike Charles Barkley's swing

744 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:34 pm

[741] threw. boooooooooooooooooo

745 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:34 pm

Folks, all we need is a bloop & a blast to tie this thing. We're winning this game.

746 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:34 pm

Mute time.

747 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:34 pm

Okay this is my last mellow batting half-inning for the Yanks. In the 8th and 9th I will be sweating bullets. On the other hand it will be worth it if it give them a chance to stick it to that douche Valverde

748 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:34 pm

Why does TBS label r h e?

749 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:34 pm

[739] Great minds think alike.

750 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:35 pm

NOW NOW NOW

THIS HAPPENS NOW!!!!!!!

751 rob_smith_51   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:35 pm

[739] I think that is called poetic justice.

752 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:36 pm

[742][745][750] I stand whichoos!

753 JeremyM   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:36 pm

Great job by Soriano. Totally unexpected.

754 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:36 pm

Starts with Brett.

755 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:36 pm

Boy do I hate this fucking God Bless America during the 7th inning stretch. Just a dumb ass knee-jerk response to 9/11 that means absolutely nothing at this point. We ALL love this country but we don't have to ritualistically sing this song every single game

756 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:36 pm

[746] You don't watch it either?

Especially with it being Philly Kate Smith most nights, I refuse on multiple principles.

Ronan asked for too much money, right? Because he's the one I would listen to, because it brings back a lot of memories.

757 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:36 pm

Oh, and ends when Teix plants one in the upper fucking deck!

758 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:36 pm

Hear dat hummmm?

759 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:36 pm

They can stick it to Benoit too for all I care. Then, the douche Valverde.

760 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:37 pm

Do Sikhs have to remove their caps during God Bless America? Just wondering.

761 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:37 pm

755) Stick to the game, off politics.

762 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:38 pm

[760] I don't think anyone has to - don't you really only need to remove the cap during the Anthem?

763 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:38 pm

Runs baby, runs baby, runs baby, runs baby, runs.....

764 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:38 pm

[755] I couldn't agree more. So contrived.

765 JeremyM   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:38 pm

[756] Ronan made some anti-Semetic remarks or something.

766 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:38 pm

Let's GO BRETT!

767 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:39 pm

[765] Oh, Ronan. I can't go with you there...

768 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:39 pm

Feel the pressure, punk!

769 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:39 pm

C'mon...3-0!

770 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:39 pm

TAKE!

771 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:40 pm

[756] Ronan was revealed as a Jew Hater. That's why he's gone.

772 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:40 pm

Dag. Right down the shute.

773 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:40 pm

[756] Ronan made some off color remarks, hasn't been invited back since.

774 JeremyM   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:40 pm

That sucked.

775 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:40 pm

OHHH, GODDAMNIT IT!

I fucking HATE this shit.

776 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:40 pm

No you, Brett. God dammit!

777 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:40 pm

Dammit

778 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:40 pm

There was an AB.

This team us fucked.

779 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:40 pm

Gardner. Jesus Christ. That's two heaters, right there.

780 OldYanksFan   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:40 pm

That was a FAT pitch.

781 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:41 pm

Uck fay!

782 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:41 pm

778) Nothing is fucked. You're being very un-Dude.

783 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:41 pm

Damn, please tell me this is Scherzer's last inning.

C'mon Captain, time for something!

784 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:41 pm

IF Brett Gardner can't get on base with a 3-0 count, we're quite possibly fucked

785 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:42 pm

You know, SOMEONE obviously hit Max Scherzer this year

786 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:42 pm

Time to get positive!

787 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:42 pm

We comped Jeffrey Maier tonight, right?

788 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:43 pm

That was like being stabbed in the heart.

789 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:43 pm

[786] Yay.

790 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:43 pm

[784] he did everything he could. Couldn't get the fat part of the bat on 3-2 pitch. Was red-lighted on 3-0 & 3-1, as you'd expect.

791 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:43 pm

way to hang tough, DJ!

792 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:44 pm

TOUGH AB. Hang in there, boy-o.

793 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:44 pm

It's just a baseball game, you know - where you get hits and score runs. So Yankees - yes, you are playing a baseball game; you've got that part well underway. Consider it an outline. Now you kind of have to color it in with some actual activity.

794 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:44 pm

Damn, good hustle, Derek.

795 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:44 pm

yesssssss!

796 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:44 pm

Nice! Way to leg that out, DJ!

797 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:44 pm

Safe!

798 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:45 pm

Hope is the greatest thing!
Captain!

799 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:45 pm

Infield hit. There we go. Sort of a bloop. Now the BLAST. Do it for MATT B!

800 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:45 pm

Oh goody, a baserunner.

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801 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:45 pm

That feels like a huge spark. Like the Boggs walk.

802 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:45 pm

[790] I'm not sure he was red lighted on 3-1

803 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:45 pm

That's why we hustle. Boo-yah!

804 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:45 pm

I love his hustle.

805 JeremyM   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:46 pm

[801] Love that at-bat, right up there with O'Neill working Benitez for a walk. Man, that was awesome.

806 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:46 pm

Hey if you can't have hope with a mere two run deficit at home, I don't know what to say. It's not like they're down by seven runs.

That being said, the squandered opportunities do sow the seeds of doubt.

807 joe   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:47 pm

Did they PR for Jeter?

808 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:47 pm

[802] well, me neither, but after that fuckstickle at 3-1 in the 4th inning I'm betting CoffeeJoe said hold it, kid.

809 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:47 pm

This could be gross

810 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:48 pm

take that band aid off bitch.

811 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:48 pm

[806] This isn't a good or particularly interesting baseball game. If I didn't have hope, I wouldn't be watching

812 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:48 pm

That's weird.

813 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:48 pm

That's like a Billy Martin trick.

814 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:48 pm

Is that a zit?

815 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:48 pm

Benoit cut himself shaving or something?

816 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:48 pm

Did he get bit by a snake? What the hell is that wound?

817 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:48 pm

Now he will use the ooze to slick up the ball

818 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:48 pm

What's so fucking strange about NOT wanting to have a pitcher with that oft colored thing on his cheek forfuck's sake. A tick away from the release point.

819 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:48 pm

[814] I think so. Nasty.

820 Evil Empire   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:48 pm

Well Torre missed the pine tar. Girardi catches the band aid.

821 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:49 pm

Grandy, PLEASE!

822 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:49 pm

Cripes, Curtis, don't ground into a double play!

823 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:49 pm

Welp, it ain't boring.

824 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:49 pm

My damn feed is lagging.

Had to go to a feed as mlb.tv's "companion coverage" is a disaster. Thanks, and fuck you.

The Granderson at bat hasn't happened I hope

825 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:49 pm

[811] I agree but on the other hand that wasn't directed at you

826 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:49 pm

Take, take, take. Wait for one to drive.

827 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:49 pm

[808] I think Gardner's style of hitting suggests he was gonna take until he had two strikes or walked.

828 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:50 pm

Way to take that...

829 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:50 pm

2-1 baby. Zone one.

830 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:50 pm

Even better. LEt's GO!

831 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:50 pm

Lock and Load, Curtis.

832 edoubletrouble   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:50 pm

Now!

833 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:50 pm

Damn, Derek, take a lead

834 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:50 pm

Should've left in Scherzer

835 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:51 pm

Oh, Jesus!

836 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:51 pm

swung at ball four

837 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:51 pm

Pressing. Ball 4. Ugh.

838 JeremyM   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:51 pm

I hope that doesn't kill them...

839 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:51 pm

little hit

840 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:51 pm

Benoit is going to fuck up here

841 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:52 pm

[827] werd

842 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:52 pm

Nice job!

843 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:52 pm

Lovely!

844 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:52 pm

Base hit.

Good.

PLEASE, Robbie.

845 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:52 pm

YES YES YES!

C'mon, Score Truck!

846 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:52 pm

They don't have the stones to walk Robbie, right?

847 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

Called it [840]

AND I called the Robbie hr! Sort of

848 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

Jeter should be at 3rd! Jeeeeeesus!

849 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

Would you do a double steal if we had a righty up?

850 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

Jeez this is getting tight.

851 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

No DP

852 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

HOly fuck, what a break.

853 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

A tapperino.

854 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

luck!

855 edoubletrouble   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

yes, it's okay to believe again ... Let's go!

856 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

Hmm

857 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

Holy Fuckin Shit....Mystique & Aura are back, boyeeeee!

858 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

Cano hahahaha ... Ah shit.

859 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

My kinda weird!

860 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:53 pm

YIkes. Even Robbie liked that one.
Lookey Lookey.

861 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:54 pm

C'mon Tex - redemption time!

862 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:54 pm

Do we take a sac fly here?

863 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:54 pm

Benoit Balls!

864 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:54 pm

Oh, Alex. Pretty please?

865 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:54 pm

Pop that zit!!

866 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:54 pm

cranking my 2009 rally music - Small Faces' "Ogden's Nut Gone Flake"

867 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:54 pm

PLEASE get that runner from 3rd

868 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:54 pm

Good eye, Al.

Nice and easy, nice and lose.

Up the middle, just like in 2009.

869 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:55 pm

Nice. Alex is not the tight mess he once was

870 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:55 pm

HEAR THAT HUMMM?

871 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:55 pm

Por favor!!

872 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:55 pm

[861] Whoops, sorry, forgot about the lineup change. Its been a long effing week.

C'mon A-Rod - redemption time!

873 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:55 pm

homina, homina, homina

874 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:55 pm

[868] LOOSE

875 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:55 pm

Just a single to keep the line moving.

876 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:56 pm

You got this, Alex.

877 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:56 pm

Benoit seems nervous

878 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:56 pm

In his head. Capitalize!

879 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:56 pm

Oh, the pressure.

880 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:56 pm

[861] Tex?

881 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:56 pm

Think Kate Hudson!

882 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:56 pm

Please, ARod, please

883 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:56 pm

Smash one up the middle.

884 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

Nooooo!

Stay back, Al, stay BACK!

885 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

[875] As RIYank and I once said, "We want a non-out event! We want a non-out event!"

886 OldYanksFan   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

IT ALWAYS COMES DOWN TO AROD!!!!!!!!!

887 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

Just fucking missed it.

Fuck fuck fuck fuck.

888 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

That was a good swing!

889 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

FUCK. That was it.

890 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

jussssst missed

891 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

Breaking pith, followed by a fastball.

892 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

Fuuuuuuck ...Missed

893 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

Wants that one back

894 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

There it was!

895 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

just missed.

896 OldYanksFan   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:57 pm

(Where's Chavez when you need him?)

897 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:58 pm

That was the pitch..damn it..

898 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:58 pm

God awful. It was right there. Now he makes him chase. Watch.

899 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:58 pm

SHORT swing...

900 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:58 pm

No DP

Get the run in

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901 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:58 pm

Non-out event!

902 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:58 pm

[898] Fuck, almost.

903 Raf   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:58 pm

An out here will not endear Mr Rodriguez to the fans

904 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:58 pm

Way to hold off.

905 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:58 pm

Good take. Wow.

906 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:59 pm

FAIL

907 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:59 pm

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!

908 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:59 pm

ugh

909 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:59 pm

FAILURE TO EXECUTE!

910 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:59 pm

Fucking LONG-ass swing.

Goddamn it, Alex.

911 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:59 pm

Two chances with bases loaded and one out with nary a run scored

Brutal

912 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:59 pm

Rodriguez-Teixeira-Swisher is gonna be the fatal flaw

913 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:59 pm

Piss poor. Damn, this team needs a hit.

914 Evil Empire   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:59 pm

Pinch hit for teix

915 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 10:59 pm

God dammit, A-Rod - WTF were you swinging at?

OK, now its redemption time, Tex!

916 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

[861] Now you got it.

917 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

C'mon TEX!

918 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

God fucking damnafion!

919 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

Good. EYE

920 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

Teix has him where he wants him.

921 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

This sux

922 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

Let him hang himself

923 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

Listen, Teix, if the ball comes at you, LEAN INTO IT!

924 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

Take the walk here, Teix

925 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

damnation even.

926 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

Three and oh...

927 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

Nice

928 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:00 pm

Woof.

929 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:01 pm

don't you dare swing that bat.

930 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:01 pm

I'll take 1 run

931 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:01 pm

[916] Eventually I catch up. :)

932 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:01 pm

goodeyegoodeyegoodeye..am i the only one that wants Teix to not swing here at ALL?

933 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:01 pm

Hey, let me swing 3-0? LOL

934 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:01 pm

Get that fucking run in for chrissakes

935 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:01 pm

The automatic.

936 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:01 pm

Here comes the pop up

937 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:01 pm

WORD

938 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:01 pm

A ruins a run.

939 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

sweet enough!

940 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

Hell yeah. Now a hit!

941 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

Okay.

942 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

That's a fucking strike.?

943 JeremyM   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

I'll take it. God, can Swisher do anything here?

944 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

Nice, Teix

945 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

Huuuuuuuuge! Now it would be nice for Swisher to show up!

946 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

SWISH! Let's go fruit job.

947 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

Come on you lovely thug

948 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

YAY!

Two infield singles, one real hit and a walk.

I'll take it.

949 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

change up, first pitch?

950 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

I mean run is a run.
C'mon Swish!

951 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

Swish..swing away?

952 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:02 pm

Swisher is going to have to get verrrrry lucky for this to work out in his team's favor. It happens though - it's baseball!

953 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:03 pm

Fucking Nick, shorten your goddamned swing. A little fucking single up the middle is TWO RUNS!

YOU DON'T HAVE TO HIT IT TO THE MOON!

954 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:03 pm

DOn't swing for the fences here, Swish, just get a base knock

955 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:03 pm

Ok Swish, a bases clearing double would be awesome, but if I can't have that, I want a non-out event!

956 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:03 pm

C'mon, Nick!

957 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:03 pm

Swisher has an angel saying "be patient, good eye" on one shoulder and a devil saying "swing for the fences" on the other

958 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:03 pm

Gimme a single here Swish

959 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:03 pm

Bullshit high strike

960 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:04 pm

Good eye, son.

961 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:04 pm

FUCK YOU, NICK!

WTF WAS THAT????

962 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:04 pm

You can't hit that fucking pitch.

963 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:04 pm

Terrible

964 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:04 pm

great 1-1 change.

965 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:04 pm

Good gravy Swish - do not make an out

966 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:04 pm

Don't chase outside - let him come to you!

967 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:04 pm

Jeezus that was a whiffle ball swing.

968 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:05 pm

Luck requirement is extremely high now

969 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:05 pm

That was awfully close.

970 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:05 pm

Holy cow. 2-2. Back to the change?

971 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

Swisher is a joke.

972 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

Fail. Again. Big goddamn fucking FAIL.

973 Shaun P.   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

Son of a bitch!

974 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

Have to go with D Rob here and not Mo.

975 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

You suck, NIck.

That was disgraceful.

WHY are you trying to PULL that pitch?

Fuck you.

976 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

That was the least strike-like pitch of the AB

977 Mattpat11   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

Its probably time to pull Swisher

978 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

That was ball 3.

979 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

If you can't take advantage of the opportunities that are handed to you then you don't deserve to win, goddamm it all to hell

980 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

I'm losing my positivity because frankly, the Yankees do not deserve to win this game or this series.

981 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

p.s. Yanks are winning this game.

982 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

Valverde might be these jokers' only hope.
Epic offenseive fail to this point.
The boys can stil do it but this is painful.

983 JeremyM   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

Why the fuck is this guy batting behind Teixera still? AWFUL PLAYOFF PLAYER. Go the other way, everything was outside because they know what you're trying to do.

984 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

infield hit, squib hit, walk...one run. A-Rod & Swish whifftastic.."O" is really letting us down.

985 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:06 pm

TWO fucking Ks when all we needed was solid contact.

This team sucks, we're lucky to have the two runs we do.

986 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:07 pm

980) You will get a present tonight anyhow. They are winning. And that's word to Todd Drew.

987 Boatzilla   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:07 pm

[977] Really, when are we gonna see Jesus?

988 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:08 pm

[986] I'm not saying it can't happen or won't happen, but this has been some bush-league nonsense with runners on base. The middle of our lineup is a suck-hole.

989 mhoward120   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:08 pm

Do we have ANYONE who doesn't choke in the clutch?

990 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:08 pm

[987] He has to bat for Martin next inning, right?

991 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:08 pm

Biggest two outs of the night coming up.

992 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:09 pm

Finally found a non-lag stream. FUCKING SWISH. Jesus.

993 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:09 pm

I like Swisher but his approach has been awful and generally he sucks in the playoffs. Maybe it's time for him to go on his merry little way.

994 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:09 pm

Now, where is that pitch?

995 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:09 pm

That curveball is a strike.

996 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:09 pm

WTF, blue? That was a nasty pitch and a goddamn strike!

997 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:09 pm

[984] Teix lucked out to get a walk. He'd have popped out if it came down to it.

998 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:09 pm

Okay: I'm comfortable now calling "3" the Tigers' final score. Up to our guys' bats now.

999 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:10 pm

3 balls on the blue. 2-1. I love the blue box.

1000 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:10 pm

It is hard to not have some feeling that Swish maybe needed to not be trotted out for at bat after at bat to fail painfully.

Still, 3-2 after 7.

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1001 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:10 pm

[991] one could argue that the biggest 2 outs of the night just happened.

1002 T. Hawk   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:10 pm

Two bases loaded, one out = one run (walked in)

Not good

1003 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:10 pm

Onions.

1004 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:10 pm

D ROB!

1005 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:10 pm

I love D-Rob. Love!

1006 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:10 pm

Awwww, poor wittle Delmon Young.

1007 TheGreenMan   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:11 pm

That high fastball to Martinez was called a strike for several Yankees last inning. I hate this ump.

1008 Matt Blankman   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:11 pm

That was a wiffle ball pitch! I love DRob.

1009 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:11 pm

1001) Could. Sure. But let's see...still plenty of time.

1010 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:12 pm

I am furious with this team right now.

LIVID.

I mean, really, WTF *was* that?

Alex' swing looked like an elephant's trunk.

1011 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:12 pm

[990] He CANNOT let him hit.

1012 jeaner   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:12 pm

Can Robertson's pitching performance inspire the offense? It's making me feel better (or it might be the beer)

1013 NYYfan22   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:12 pm

[1009] werd. I'm an optimist. Annnnnd I'm scoring the game.

1014 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:12 pm

C'mon D Rob.

1015 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:13 pm

Is the ump squeezing the plate? I sense a narrowing.

1016 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:13 pm

Right after him now, D-Rob. Nothing for free.

1017 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:13 pm

Huge out. On a 3-1 pitch. Yes!

1018 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:13 pm

Attaway.

1019 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:13 pm

No, Ron, do NOT "credit the Tigers' pitching."

Bull fucking shit.

These hitters have been a disgrace.

1020 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:13 pm

See, there he is. Mr. I'm Gunna Blow My First Save. Warming up.

1021 Yankee Mama   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:14 pm

I want Valverde to go down! Is that too much to ask?

1022 rbj   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:14 pm

Bloop and a blast bottom of the inning.

1023 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:14 pm

One really has to question allowing Swisher to occupy that hole in the lineup night after night. It's just been death. Painful death.

1024 Bronx Boy in NC   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:14 pm

Jesus to bat. Jorge to catch. Do it do it do it

1025 JeremyM   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:14 pm

So does Martin bat next inning?

1026 Alex Belth   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:15 pm

Here we go yo, here we go yo!

1027 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:15 pm

Good work, D-Rob.

JESUS!

For the love of Jesus, put Him in!

1028 TheGreenMan   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:15 pm

Let's go, bottom of the order!!!

1029 JeremyM   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:15 pm

[1023] Where's Jerry Hairston Jr. when you need him? :)

1030 jjmerlock   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:15 pm

D Rob smashed them.

Posada's been good - I don't think you can let Martin hit - I have no problem with Gritner getting to bat.

1031 Just Fair   ~  Oct 6, 2011 11:15 pm