How cool would another walk-off be?
Would be EPIC.
time for cervelli to get his “seminal moment”
better win here … the firestarter’s warming for the 10th
Then they walk-off in the 10th.
Can Mo be the President? He’d cure all that is ailing this world.
How cool will another walkoff be.
You’re crazy man.
Well, if they are going to win, it kind of has to be of the walk of veriety.
A walk off hit from Cano would be nice.
I know WTF, but what is this FTW. I must be getting old.
For the win
For The Win.
Where did that come from?
It’s of Croussettian origin.
also F*ck the world but not in this case.
Cervilli hits before Cano, I believe.
come on swisherrrrrrrrrrrr
i DO NOT want to see Veras in the 10th. Lets end this game right here. Melky maybe?
brett gardner pinch run here?
Leadoff walks always hurt. Gardner, swipe itttt.
he better pinch run. he can steal second and third
Hah, Melky was getting ready to slide into first there.
Kay LOVES the bunt.
Just gets so excited, haha.
Why not steal first with Cervelli on deck?
would have thtought he would at least take a strike owe well Francisco wants the glory
Did I not get the memo that this is “Small Ball Day?”
Bunting for Cervelli?! And not even letting Gardner steal 2nd beforehand? Come on.
i dont know if i like that move with cervelli coming up
When will you know? Depending on the outcome of the inning?
not a huge fan of it
Why bunt. why not let him steal, then bunt. Durrrrr.
How awesome would a Cervilli walk off be? The kid would go NUTS.
Probably forget to touch 1st.
what a waste, let him take a pitch or two have brett steal second then maybe melky can get a hit..
dumb dumb dumb really fucking dumb
Wow, what are you doing? Why not stay at 3rd?????
With Cano on deck, I like the gamble, but eh…
What the fuck.
Are you kidding me Gardner?
Actually, Michael, it’s a bad play even if it works.
1-3 with Cano at the plate and one out is WAY better than this.
Mauer is good at baseball.
Brett, you’re silly.
The replay of that was epic.
Ellsbury would have scored. And of course it would have been the 1st 15 mins of Sportscenter.
In all fairness… Mauer was about to throw to first and if he did, the game is over. Solid presence of mind from Mauer, thats just a great play.
He FAKED the throw to first, then dove straight to the 3rd base line to tag out Gardner.
Epic. Just epic.
That is a hell of a freakin’ play
For real man. Damn. He knew, he had it in his head the whole time.
Mauer >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Posada
Just a tad.
prediction: Cano strikes out.. damn it
well that sucks.
hell of a play by mauer.
What’s better? Attempting to win by yourself or to stay first and third with 1 out?
stay the fuck on third!
Awful decision. Cano makes plenty of contact. You need to stay at third and leave him with the bat.
Seriously. Obviously the wrong call, and not just in hindsight.
Great play by Mauer
That pisses me off. one out with a man on third is better.
Seriously. Gardner could tag up on a shitty little popup to span — something Cano could do EASILY.
Mauer has like 8 or 9 senses.
His teammates were probably cluing him in.
Brett was probably thinking “F U Matt Kemp!!!”
Gardner blowing through the stop sign.
would’ve been smarter to pause and wait for Mauer to commit to throwing to 1st.
i guess it’s a split second decision
If Mauer threw that, Gardner would of scored. Mauer knew it, that was a great fake!
Doesn’t matter. Ming-numbingly dumb play by Gardy.
It will all be moot shortly.
fuckin terrible play by gardner, might cost us the game
He cost us winning it in the 9th gardner would have easly scored on that wouldbe sac-fly
I agree with you and everybody else that it probably was a bad decision. However, I can live with aggressive mistakes that put enough pressure on the defense to make it a “bang-bang” play. If Span even makes a decent play, we all would have been saying the same thing about Matsui tagging on the short fly ball.
What a fucking bitch.
I’m sure Elsbury scores there….based on grit factor alone
game over yankees win yankees win oh wait why wasn’t Brett on 3rd
You can’t assume he would have thrown the same pitches or that Cano would have came in with the same mentality if Brett was on 3rd. It was a stupid play but if Mauer had thrown to first like I’m sure everyone here thought he was going to the game would be over right now.
there is really no defending that play it was dumb to break for home when the ball is still in Mauers hand no way around it
Looking at the replay of the Maeur play at the plate, it looks like the freaking Matrix with both guys diving at each other.
Can’t freaking believe this, Gardner over-confident with his speed…
And that fly ball would’ve won the game… Gotta pay attention to your third base coach, though I see what he was doing.
Get a quick top of the 10th and Teix or A-Rod will walk it off.
its incredibly frustrating that we would have won there if it wasn’t for friggin dumbass brett gardner
to be fair, with a man on 3rd, you don’t know if Cano gets that same pitch.
so what, still a terrible play
who said it wasn’t? but you can’t assume Cano has the same AB.
stop moving the goalposts.
Fallacy of the predetermined outcome, bro.
because manager clueless has melky bunt on the first pitch
give it a rest.
the bunt should have worked perfectly
That actually looked like Melky was trying to do it for a basehit. I don’t know if that was called from Girardi.
True, that was not a normal looking sac. bunt.
Seriously, I’m sick of this clueless stuff. He started last year and was decimated with injuries all year and had no pitching and started this year the same. give him some time.
this guy only pops up to rip Girardi. he adds nothing.
he’s girardi’s Lanny
Aw, where is Lanny? I miss making fun of him. Guess he’s found another team that is slumping to complain about.
yeah cause no manager is ever decimated by injuries.
just look at his daily decsions and you will understand how clueless he is.
heres one why is he resting cano today?
he really needs a day off? really? ripkin and Gherig are hall of famers who never had a day off..cano is what 27 at most? he doesn’t need a day off and its not like hes slumping or anything. clueless at his best
dude, give it a rest.
you sound like a moron.
wow…you schooled me…He is trying to keep everyone fresh. As much as I appreciate Gherig and Ripkin, they didn’t always help their teams by playing everyday, especially Ripkin.
And I’m so sorry 89 wins wasn’t good enough for a team with a black whole at catcher, no 3rd baseman for an extended period of time and 2 pitchers the whole year.
Which Veras today?
never mind my bad
The synchronous reaction by the fans on that called out was hilarious!
heiniken ad is great until the last shot when it’s obviously not the same cab driver
Mauer just tricked his ass. He knew what he was doing the whole time, Brett fell for it.
I’m not somewhere where there’s a TV, but my spider sense says that Michael Kay is using the phrase ‘fallacy of the predetermined outcome’ right now. He’s really proud of that one.
Yeah, that was a great play. It was the wrong choice, but that does not take away from how good a play it was by Mauer.
Are you saying it was the wrong choice by Mauer? If Mauer threw to first, I think Brett would of had a better chance of scoring.
Or did you mean was it the wrong choice on Gardner’s part?
i hope he doesn’t play for the next month
Just to make a point, if Gardner stays at third cervelli is thrown out at first…. so there would be a man on 3rd with TWO OUTS
I don’t know, it looks like he would have beat out the throw.
No, Cervelli was safe – Mauer pump-faked.
If Mauer threw that ball to first, Gardner scores. He was going the whole way. We win the game and it doesn’t matter if Cervilli is out or not.
I am not sure, looking at the replay from when mauer got to the ball if he threw to first, it looked like Cerv was gonna be thrown out…. The argument was if it was a bad play by gardner, so one has to take into consideration what WOULD have happened if he had stopped at third… I do however agree that if mauer throws to first Grit scores no problem.
I just dont think it was an awful play, bc of the alternative 2 outs man on 3rd. But it matters not… WALK OFF IN THE 10TH!!
oh, i don’t know if Mauer was going to get Cervelli.
No, that is not true. Mauer decided not to throw before he knew Gardner was going.
If Mauer threw to first, I bet Gardner attempts to go home. Who knows what happens, but I think he would of scored.
Except he didn’t have a play on Cervelli. Not sure what your point is.
So, Aceves has moved up in the depth chart over Jose Veras.
Cant really blame gardner, he saw the plate open and needed to have a hell of a play by Mauer to get him out.
gangster gets his 2nd straight win today
I don’t think Mauer tricked Gardner. I think he saw he had no play and then the second baseman pointed to Gardner coming home. That’s what it looked like since he didn’t even pump fake he stopped halfway through a throw after seeing Cervelli
Hell of quick reaction time if that’s the case.
Ya, you could be right.
I had it set in my mind he tricked him because I refuse to believe the yankees do anything wrong.
That was a cocky play on Gardner’s part. You have to understand the situation better than that. 1st and 3rd, 1 out, Cano at the plate, you can score on a short fly ball with your speed…and you choose to take matter into your own hands? Foolish.
And, yes, it was obvious that Mauer had decided not to throw to first before he saw Gardner coming, so there would have only been one out.
It’s obvious after the fact, but it was a great split second decision that a lot of catchers probably dont make.
Nah, I still say you have to be more aware of the situation BEFORE the play even unfolds. Split second is one thing, but his approach seemed too impulsive.
gangster needs to put on a clinic – “how to dominate with mediocre stuff”
actually, nevermind. I don’t know which it is.
He needs to teach the rest of them how to throw strikes first.
hey pop ups are our thing get your own
This dude who is not afraid to throw strikes, he is a solid dude.
he could bring some stability to the pen.
Mexican Gangster is the shizzz. He is about to pick up his 2nd win in as many days.
Wow, nice inning for Veras. Now its time for another A-Rod walk off.
That was Alfredo Aceves.
Hey, they ALL LOOK THE SAME, amirite
Yeah, Veras only has good innings when he doesn’t pitch.
Just to make the mood lighter, did you guys see some of the Yankees climbing out of the dugout in the background, then back when they saw Gardner was out?
Kinda funny, LOL~
I saw it. Around 5 players had to jump back over the railing
man if aceves picks up the win burnett totally gets shafted. pitched one hell of a game today.
I’m sure he’d rather Aceves get the win than anyone on the Twins. He walked 6 guys in 6 2/3, wouldn’t call it shafted.
Ok people, you can turn off your TV’s. Tex is sending everybody home happy today. The karma is too good- anniversary of the Giambi game against the Twins.
Your optimism is commendable. I like it.
Damn you, Moshe.
I’m calling a Teix walkoff. It’s his turn.
Thanks for showing up, Houston.
alright lets continue the streak of consecutive games allowing a run by Crain
and another 93 mph curveball these pitchers are just sick
“That’s Crain’s business”
EFF YOU, KAY
Federer over Nadal. I’m glad.
In gardner’s defense, he probably thought that Mauer is throwing to first and getting Cervelli out… He didn’t have the view that we did, so I think that is why he did it.. It was a split second decision, but in his mind, there were probably going to be two out with him at third.
screw the haters!!!
this team has BALLLLLLLLLLzZz!!!!!
didn’t mean to reply to you….
Damon gets it.
YOU ARE THE MAN!!!!
Feels good. Feels fucking good.
WALK IT OUTTTT
JOHNNY FUCKING DAMON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Take the walk, mutha fuckas.
Open mouth, insert foot.
No, I was talking to the Twins, as in take the walk to the dugout.
Oh shit, my bad, yo!
Damon says NO WALKING!!!
at this rate Aceves is going to have 30 wins
EAST SIDE WALK IT OUT
WEST SIDE WALK IT OUT
NORTHSIDE WALK ITOU
DAMON WALK IT OUT
CALLED THAT SHITE!@!!!!!!!!W#!@#!$!@E
Is he having a year or what?
Melky, ARod, Damon!!!
Who’s the hero tomorrow??!
Gardner’s gotta lend Damon his gf for the night… Actually make that two nights!
Damon’s wife is more than enough.
Damon sure does love that porch, huh?
I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!
At this point, we need to fit Damon for a cape.
How bad do the Twins feel now? Losing 3 games in a row they should have won?
could have won.
If they’re relief had been even halfway decent they should have won at least the first game? 3 runs in one inning from Nathan?
i wouldn’t say they should have won today.
The reason they didn’t win today was due to both the bullpen and Slowley. Gardenhire didn’t take Slowley out when he should have because he doesn’t trust the bullpen and Slowley lost the game when he broke down after only throwing 85 pitches. He had enough gas to go complete game if he didn’t lose it with the lead.
Also…did he really “lose it”?
He gives up a solo shot, a double and a dinky fly ball that really shouldn’t have been enough to score the run.
Frankly, I would’ve stayed with him.
I’m going to tomorrow’s game things don’t look good for me, but I don’t care.
The Twins aren’t happy.
It’s hilarious how A-Rod is always at the back of the pile celebrating on his own.
Nobody wants to dogpile with A-Rod
LoL dude doesn’t want to get hurt. Who needs him not at 100%.
he knows what he means to all his fans and to the success of the team.
It’s hilarious how people always have to say something about the guy.
yes, what an astute observation.
but what yankee fan can resist a cheap shot at A-Rod in the middle of a great moment??
Sometime it gets to a crazy zone if this is what your getting of this game. I rather enjoy the win..
How, we have 3 walk-offs in a row and that is what you come up with. Amazing. If you didn’t notice, he’s also the first one out there.
Pretty sure he was right in the middle of the pile yesterday after he won the game.
He was in the middle of the pile on Friday night and ran out of it. I don’t blame him. No way that hip is healed fully.
High fives to Burnett, Albie to end the 7th, Tomko to end the 8th, Mo and Aceves being awesome, A-Rod, teixeira for flashing the leather, and Johnny flippin Damon.
Not to mention Girardi for not bringing in Veras.
They would have won anyway. That’s just the way it’s going.
funny how quickly a season can change…
Heh, Tony Pena called the walk-off.
A-Rod is ruining this teams chemistry. They’d be better off without him.
I love A.J.!
I was really hoping he’d get the W today and the pie. Maybe next time! <3s AJ.
AJ is such a clown! Im lovin it
“How cool would another walk-off be?”
I thought it was pretty awesome.
i fucking love this team
Man, I have Rivera on one of my fantasy teams, and he’s been THIS close to getting Ws two days in a row, lol.
Three straight walkoffs! UNBELIEVEABLE
I could get used to this.
Such fluctuation in emotions, can’t be healthy for the heart ….
Oh, Johnny. Johnny, Johnny, Johnny.
look at melky and arod trying catch damons helmet like two bridesmaids at a wedding.
whoever catches it gets the next walk-off
you could totally see that the helmet preferred Melky.
Johnny Understatement Damon: “We’re playing well…”
Where is Lanny?
Notice how absent some of our little trolls have been during this streak. I’m absolutely SHOCKED
AJ completely nailed Damon!
And Kim’s looking pretty good
Damon is also the teams voice box. Since he signed he is the most quoted player on the team. Dude is a real leader. I didn’t hear him moan about moving to LF. Simply a legend. I hope he gets a ring with this team!
I agree – Damon seems like a great guy to have in the clubhouse. I know the team doesn’t need another 35+ y.o. guy – but if he’s willing to come back on a short contract (2 yrs?), I’d sure think about it
Crap that was a good win.
Looks like I missed dre – who’s apparently guest-trolling for Lanny
Man, these past 3 days are definitely shortening my life span!!
can somebody get a brother some OAKTAG!!!
as i predicted in an earlier thread, i got home from work just in time for the walk off.
I thank the good Mo for making me a Yankee fan.
me too bro, me too
we play today, we walk-off win today
For the sake of my heart and the Yankee bullpen, I’d still prefer more conventional wins, LOL!
I really didn’t think I could handle another extra inning win but screw it, I’ll take it.
Not to take anything away from the Yankees wins, but is it me or does the AL central suck.
The Jays have been beating on them all season and the Twins aren’t looking like world beaters.
I like the attitude Burnett has brought to the team. Serious, but relaxed. This is the most fun ive seen a Yankee team have in awhile.
I like the fact that Girardi is a thinking manager. It doesn’t always work out but he’s thinking and tinkering which is nice.
Mariano told AJ to get the pie ready for a walkoff.
It’s a combination of players – AJ, Swisher, the young guys, and the vets – that have created a really good clubhouse.
That said, Veras and Ramirez still scare the crap out of me in the pen.
well, within a week, bruney will be back and one of them will very likely be gone …
It’s a combination of players – AJ, Swisher, the young guys, and the vets -all the wins in a row that have created a really good clubhouse.
Fixed that for you.
This team is amazing
AJ says they watch the replays together and are coming together that way which is good to know. The walkoff celebrations have to help them gel as a group too.
wang, bruney, nady, posada coming back. tex and alex heating up. melancon and robertson coming up. edwar and veras saying bye-bye. this is going to be a fun summer
The Yanks have won every series since A-Rod returned. He’s such a chemistry killer…
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