Yanks vs. the Tribe.
Two great pitchers on the mound.
Never mind the empty seats:
Let’s Go Yank-ees!
Picture by Bags
First time a Yankee post-season game is not the evening’s main event.
LET'S GO YAN-KEES!! !!!
The Yanks in the postseason and not a single game with be played in the Stadium.
I just can't get my head around that. Ditto Clint not playing. (Note to Boone - the kid didn't deserve to be bumped to the 9 spot, you should have hit him 5th when the big boppers returned; and he damn well ought to start tonight! Bieber doesn't walk anyone so what's the point with Gardner? I LOVE Gardner but sitting the third best performing hitter on the club in the first truly must win game of the year makes as little sense as hitting him 9th. Sheesh.)
Looking forward to the pitching matchup and seeing what happens next in this crazy season.
Let the best team win. GO YANKEES!
Heck of a game by Giolito this afternoon.
 I agree with you about Gardner. He would be good as a defensive replacement or as a pinch runner, but 3-5 plate appearances, I don't think so. His defense should be better than Clint, though.
 or, you know, just let the Yankees win...regardless! ; )
HOT FUCKING DAMN!
Judge is ready.
I love that guy.
Damn. Too bad Voit is slow.
ESPN already shows the Yankees have a 66.4% chance of winning.
Very nice Cole
Line drive in a non-statcast box score
G'mar chatima tova!
And happy postseason!!
Cmon Brett, prove me wrong.
L’shana Tova, RI!
That was a strike
Not getting the high strike.
Lucky hit. Make it harmless
Yikes! No more atom ball pitches.
I knew he wasn't going to pitch a strike to DJ on 3-2.
Hell yeah! That's a beaut.
Nice start. I hope we get to see Frazier before the game is over. There's a hole at DH. ;>)
Holy air mail throw into CF!
The Sherif woulda had 'im.
Oh well, not worried.
Oh fer cripes sake.
i'm definitely scared of a tied game here...
Keep 'em in the park, Cole. FFS!
could've been worse. but, still - fuck.
Okay coulda been worse.
Voit is no Mattingly over there.
Dag! GAS FACE!
No fear, the groovy one is here! What I miss, Judge bomb? Why is Frazier not playing? Is Gary done for?
Happy New Year to those who celebrated! Not a sign of that here obviously :)
 I'm surprised it took this long. Kraken is a lost cause.
Higgy is Cole's catcher, that's why Sanchez isn't playing.
(After the 3-homer game, Gerrit said, "Well, no, I'm his personal pitcher.")
everything a-rod says will happen is wrong. pretty funny.
Nice AB, Gleyber!
imagine if gary couldn't block the pitch before and threw the ball into centerfield...
Brett to Banterers: TAKE THAT.
Boone is a GENIUS! Atta boy, Brett!
Gardner!!!! Torres set that up by not swinging at all the breaking balls. I thought Gardner would get a fastball.
Why throw to third???? I don't get that.
But, thank you.
Got that run back.
I like it.
Another infield hit!
I'm enjoying this very much.
And added to that.
(18)(20) Shana Tov
Is that Shane Kershaw on the mound?
Argh. Great pitch though.
check out hicksie gettin' ready swing at the first pitch.
When in doubt, blame the mound.
lotsa pitches through 4 for shane
what the fuck?
there's the k
The rare 5 strike strikeout
sweet. pitch count looking very nice
Not sure what I think about this Sweet Sixteen type tournament, but I guess it's ok considering this year..
i love gio
jesus, gleyber. what the fuck are you looking at?
thelarmis, Did anyone make the Shane Justin Bieber joke yet?
I was listening to Stuff - 'Live In New York' last night, Cornell Dupree & Steve Gadd, gods at play!
well: FUCK YEAH!!!
Or Clayton Bieber?
What a Gleyber Day!
 no idea. i don't think justin is a thing anymore. i've never actually heard him, but a former student of mine was his drummer for awhile! might still be...
Stuff is great!
Good Gleyber is...out of the park!
Bei Mir Bist Du Shane, Bieber.
Justin Bieber sounds the way apricots taste, thelarmis.
"And like a Good Gleyber...."
Was that the triple crown winner?
If Boone starts Tyler Wade in the playoffs, I will finance a hit man to take him out. Anyone cared to help with expenses?
BTW, I mean "to take out Boone."
 Taking out Wade or Boone? It matters.
 haha ok I’m in.
nice catch, hicks!
 apparently, sterling called shane justin and had no idea!
 like i've ever had apricots!
actually, gerber baby food. looong time ago!
 Well that's my point!
Managers love the wily veteran, like Gardner. Think Ruben Sierra. Sierra was great at pinch hitting, but he should never start over Kenny Lofton.
Jazz - i'm a big fan of Jomboy Media. i totally understand if some folks don't dig him. anyway, he has a twitter account called John Sterling Calls and it's fun. (@JSterlingCalls)
Indians are getting Cole for trick or treating this year.
Hm, the Other event of the night is about to begin...
 I’m taping it for later fun. Or suffering.
when was the last time a new thread reached double digits here? it's been awhile...
 we could use a drum riff to celebrate. Which to be fair you’ve provided many.
did bieber and maton switch?
 Presidential debate
 brand new one went up today! for some reason, it's about my favorite one, so i'm glad it's getting some love : )
 I saw the one yesterday. Is there a newer one? Or did I see this morning? I liked it! Whatever I saw!
 yesterday - was that the marimba piece for my grandma and daughter?
if so, yes, a new drumset one went up this afternoon @ 2pm. my regular DRUMonday series.
and, THANK YOU!!! I'm glad you liked it : )
beautiful. dangerous bat down quickly.
 Oh gosh, I'd rather attend a Japanese cabinet meeting slideshow than watch a second of that! The horror..
White Sox beat the A's! That's awesome
glad cy maton is outta there.
 Both. Tv for debate, phone for the game, iPad for commenting.
stop me if you've heard this before:
 And he scored. I'll take that any day of the week.
The key is to make this game safe for Johnathan Holder. ;>)
you all know what i'm going say...
i want: DOUBLE DIGITS!!
Gleyber Day redux!
It's time to role out my plan for the "run banking" option.
 hell yeah. i love hicks and did not say that in a bad way! : )
Brett really proved me wrong today!
WOWIE ZOWIE!! Brett goes BOOM!! This one goes to ELEVEN!!!
I’m watching the game but lost reading twitter around the debate.
If a team is leading by 5 runs or more. They have the option to bank some of those runs for a future game. It must be announced before the start of the 8th inning.
 Ask and ye shall receive. Hopefully it’s a two game event and then who starts game one of the next round?
Dang. I missed the "Yardy".
This has got to be the last inning for Cole. Please.
Looking at the 'bracket' I can't help laughing though..is this really baseball?
fucking naylor again. damn him. king louis came close.
thank you, Big G! an even dozen.
every yankee has a hit, rbi, or run!
gritner a triple away from the cycle!
ollie perez's mustache is ... something.
The 2 left fielders have a single, double and HR.
 Is it THAT O.Perez?? Can't believe he's still in the league..
I thought Naylor was going to try for a triple
Well, shows you what I know about playing Gardner over Clint. ;)
That was a good win! A few more to go.
Nice win. Now one to tomorrow.
Dumb question but how did NY get the 5th seed and Chicago the 6th seed even though Chicago had the better winning pct and more wins?
 Second place is better than wild card. Top 2 from each division and next 2 best records are wild cards.
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