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Salty in Seattle

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Good match-up to start the weekend series in Seattles—Little Luis vs. King Felix.

Never mind the contenders:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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Splish Splash

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A loss on Monday night was followed by a win last night in Minnesota. And then some news: Todd Frazier and David Robertson are headed to the Yanks.

Always did like that David Robertson.

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Long Day’s Journey Into Night

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Are you kidding me? Down 1-0 in the 9th, the Yanks tie the game on a Matt Holliday home run and it takes them 16 innings to outlast the Sox, 4-1.

And today gives a day-night doubleheader.

Summertime, summertime, sum-sum-summertime.

Never mind the bollocks:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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Yes, We Have No Bananas

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The Yanks opened the second half slipping on the banana peel in the 9th as Aroldis Chapman blew a lead and the game.

Fug.

And Dr. Doom—Chris Sale—on the hill today. With A.J. Pierzynski on the broadcast. This is going to be a long day.

Never mind the odds:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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You’re All Wet

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What did I miss?

The Home Run Derby? The All-Star Game? Big Mike possibly done for the season?

And what could be a 4-game beatdown up in Boston this weekend?

Anything else?

Part Two begins now.

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The Lost Weekend

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Well, that sucked. The Yanks won a laughter on Friday night but then Dellin Betances and Aroldis Chapman blew Saturday’s game (spoiling a nice debut for Clint Frazier) followed by yesterday’s beat down. No, that wasn’t how it was supposed to go at all.

Right now, the Astros are the Man. And the Yanks ain’t.

Our boys are back home where it is Hotter than July—wait, it is July. Those damn Jays.

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Not Ready For Prime Time

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That was the verdict when the Yanks and Astros met earlier this season in the Bronx. Now, they play a weekend series down in Houston.

Never mind the heartache:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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It Might Blow Up But it Won’t Go Pop

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As if we need another reason to love Aaron Judge, there’s this.

Couple of rookies got their first big league hits last night—Miguel Andujar went 3 for 4 with 4 RBI in his first game!—as the Yanks blitzed the White Sox, 12-3.

Going for the series win tonight. Be a shame not to get it.

Never mind the Bromo:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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At Least Nobody Got Hurt

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Except some feelings. (Okay, Matt Holliday was placed on the DL but we already knew he was sick.)

Yanks come back late, then Betances blows the game, Yanks lose, everyone is sad, though some are also angry.

Maybe tonight won’t suck.

Never mind the disabled list:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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Do Not Cross

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Our Yanks beat the White Sox on Monday night but it wasn’t easy as the bullpen decided to make things nervous late. But they didn’t totally shit the bed and the Yanks got a much-needed win, 6-5.

Starlin Castro heads to the DL because, why not? All the cool kids are doing it these days.

The only good news is that another bright young prospect—this time, Tyler Wade—gets called up.

Never mind the M*A*S*H unit:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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Chi-Town It Is

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Yanks are in Chicago for four games against the White Sox.

Never mind all this sucking:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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Get it Together

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Phone is ringing, oh my God:

The Yanks just can’t get it together. They got pounded 8-1 on Saturday and then Big Mike got his tits lit but good yesterday and the Rangers had a quick 7-0 lead. Yanks fought all the way back to make it 7-6 but more sloppy base running helped do them in.

7-6 was the final. Oh, and count Aaron Hicks among the walking wounded. He will be on the shelf for a month.

Some Old Timer’s Day.

Nertz.

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The Little Third Baseman That Could

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Ronald Torreyes is not just a cute mascot who is hosted on Didi Gregorius’s shoulders every time A-Aron Judge homers. Last night, he made a trio of terrific plays in the field and then came through with a looping base hit in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Yanks a much-needed, 2-1 win.

Masahiro Tanaka was excellent, he looked like his old self, and matching him was Yu Darvish.

Alas, Chris Carter—who made a few nice scoops at first last night—has gone the way of Garrett Jones and any number of other sluggers picked up on the cheap in the hopes that they would catch fire. Carter never did with the Yanks and he was DFA’d after the game. Seems like a good dude. And while this is likely a wise move by the team, and I won’t miss watching Carter’s at bats, I always feel badly when things don’t work out. Then again, he is making $3.5 million this year so I am not too broken up about it.

And Tyler Austin gets called up so be nice to see him again.

It is muggier than muggy today. Afternoon game at the Stadium.

Never mind the stupidity:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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Someday a Real Rain Will Come

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Man, the Yanks kicked the ball around like a bunch of bumbling dillweeds the other night, Severino was Bump, Dellin Betances got lit up and the Yanks lost the game and the series.

Final Score: Angels 10, Yanks 5.

Hot and muggy in New York with thunderstorms on the forecast for this evening. They should get it in but it might be a long night.

The Rangers are in town.

Never mind the gloom:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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Yes, Please

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Hey, a win. We remember those.

8-4, Yanks. Not pretty, but comedy never is.

Tonight, they go for the series win.

Never mind the heat:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

Is it Safe to Look, Yet?

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Yanks came home and got pounded by the Angels as their slump continues.

Big Mike was deliberate to the point of being insufferable and also not that good. But it was the bullpen again that shit the bed.

Final Score: Angels 8, Yanks 3.

More tonight. After an afternoon shower it is hot and humid.

Something’s gotta give.

Never mind the bitchin’ and moaning’:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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Looking Ahead

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That really was the road trip from Hell, wasn’t it? And now Gleyber Torres is gone for the year with TJ surgery?

C’mon….dammit.

Yanks back at it against the Angels tonight at the Stadium. Let’s hope being home sets the guys back on the good foot. Can’t get any worse? Wait—we know the answer to that.

Ah, never mind the Nay-Saying:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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The Hits Keep Coming

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Count Yankee uber-prospect Gleyber Torres among the walking wounded as he hyperextended his left elbow sliding into home plate yesterday.

Oy and Veh. And by the way the Yanks lost again yesterday, this time 5-2, with our man Masahiro looking less than impressive still.

Last Sunday night after completing a 3-game clubbing of the Orioles the trip out West found the team in good spirits. Now, they are a loss away from making the nightmare complete and the return trip a bummer. Here’s hoping they leave Oakland with a “W” then get back for some home-cooking.

Never mind the blues, baby:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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No, I’m Not Alright, Spider

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before:

Yanks bullpen blew a game late on the West Coast and the Yankees lost.

Again.

This is beginning to get irritating.

It’s our man Masahiro—and hold your breath—this afternoon in Oakland.

Never mind the losing streak:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

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No, I Thought You Said That You Were Alright Spider

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Right. So last night the Yanks lost again in extra innings. Gary Sanchez and Aaron Hicks left the game with injuries which leaves us with a funky lineup tonight:

LF Rob Refsnyder
RF Aaron Judge
DH Matt Holliday
2B Starlin Castro
1B Chris Carter
3B Chase Headley
C Austin Romine
SS Ronald Torreyes
CF Mason Williams
RHP Luis Severino

Never mind the self-pity:

Let’s Go Yank-ees!

 

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