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Game 52: Pitching for his spot in the rotation
Giese roughed up; Melancon cruises

While the Yankees and the Orioles are slugging it out in Baltimore and Jorge Posada is going through rehab in Extended Spring Training, the AP reports that pigs are flying Carl Pavano has thrown 35 pitches off of a half-mound. And he did it without injuring himself. What are the odds that Pavano wins the game that clinches the AL East for the Yanks this year?

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Game 52: Pitching for his spot in the rotation
Giese roughed up; Melancon cruises
  • Kelvin

    Who is this Carl Pavano you speak of? lol

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=594331910 Jamal G.

    LoL, when I read it I was just in disbelief. I’ve always wondered how Pavano’s family looks at the situation. I’ve always heard they are crazy Yankees fans, I mean I know his immediate family puts him first but what about cousins, uncles and aunts. I know there must be a couple family members who don’t like him.

  • Joltin’ Joe

    I’m from his hometown and let me tell you, we don’t talk about Carl anymore LoL.

    • http://everythingbaseball.wordpress.com Aaron

      I think at this point most people don’t talk about him anymore. At this point, whats the point?

  • Count Zero

    What are the odds that Pavano wins the game that clinches the AL East for the Yanks this year?

    1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 to 1

    In related odds…

    Pavano wins any game this year: 10,000 to 1
    Pavano starts a game and lasts more than 4 IP: 1,000 to 1
    Pavano re-injures himself before the ASB: 1 to 1

    • Pete

      Only slightly more like than I will get the win!

  • Count Zero

    Oh and I forgot — why in hell’s name did we sign Broussard to a MiL deal? Because we need yet another 1B?

    • http://www.riveraveblues.com Mike A.

      It’s a MiL deal, who cares?

    • http://www.workwithpete.com Pete

      Need to have someone play the positions at Scranton when the actual prospects get called up… :)

    • Brandon

      it gets better he is a LHB too :D

  • A.D.

    Pavano becomes the 8th inning guy down the stretch???

  • Eric

    So this puts him in line to pitch for his next scheduled rehab assignment….say 18 months from now (with a +/- of 3 years). This is strictly factoring in things like hang-nails and untied shoe-laces, car wrecks and buttocks strains are for another prediction.

  • TurnTwo

    they’d have to be above .500 to clinch the AL East, no?

    just sayin.

  • Malcard89

    Where’s Pavano on the TJ rehab watch? ;)

  • George

    LaTroy Hawkins, Ross Ohlendorf and Ian Kennedy will remember this Yankee loss for the rest of the season. I wanted to throw my remote through the screen.

    • http://www.riveraveblues.com Ben K.

      Wrong thread :)

  • tommiesmithjohncarlos

    Your 2008 New York Yankees Playoff Roster Pitching Staff:

    Chien Ming Wang
    Andy Pettitte
    Joba Chamberlain
    Carl Pavano
    Andrew Brackman
    Scott Kamenicki
    Melido Perez
    Brian Boehringer
    Corey Lidle
    Lefy Gomez
    Mo Rivera
    Kei Igawa

  • ctkaiser

    How about Carl pulls the lever that takes the Met Life countdown from 40 to 39 in honor of his contract? (off of a 1/2 mound).