Game 145 Spillover Thread II


I smell a walk-off. Damon?

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  1. Charlie says:

    i got melky, he’s due

  2. Moshe Mandel says:

    Good job by Phil to escape there.

  3. JobaWockeeZ says:

    Has Jeter had one this year?

  4. Bob Stone says:

    Phil got lucky there. Could have been a disaster. If the Yankees are still tied after the bottom of the 8th – I want Hughes back out on the mound – not Rivera. But I know that won’t happen.

  5. pat says:

    Get it outta ur system now young man.

  6. The Artist says:

    Meh, all things considered Hughes managed to limit the damage.

    Tie game at home, lets win this baby.

  7. Johan Iz My Brohan says:

    I vote Matsui for the walk-off.

  8. alex gonzalez says:

    has to be jeter. he will get the pie.

  9. NYQ says:

    One Word: Swishalicious

  10. Chris says:

    Anyone know why the NFL refs are wearing orange stripes? I first saw it and thought there was a problem with my TV.

  11. Salty Buggah says:

    Deposit one A-rod…or Tex

  12. No walk off. A-Rod comes through here.


    Tex gets a walk off to complete the cycle.

  13. Riddering says:

    Mark hits the walk-off homer for the cycle.

  14. Dela G says:

    Marky T a HR away from cycle!

  15. pat says:

    Dude that ball had to be hit pretty hard to bounce off the top of the wall and land in the stands.

  16. pat says:

    Weaver’s gonna throw him garbage so a releiver can warm up.

  17. ATTN: alex gonzalez, you claim to hate Alex Rodriguez; are you rooting for him to fail here since you don’t like him?

  18. MikeD says:

    They will not be pitching to him, hoping he swings out of hte zone.

    • Accent Shallow says:

      Well, yeah. Why let A-Rod beat them? Make Matsui or Posada do it.

      Two guys who are both prone to the GIDP, unfortunately.

  19. Mike Axisa says:

    Pitching around A-Rod. C”mon Matsui.

  20. chriskeo says:

    a tex walk off completes the cycle, walk off and the cycle…

  21. he really shouldn’t have swung at that 2-0 pitch. Hopefully Weaver makes a mistake here.

  22. Bob Stone says:

    Has anyone ever had a walk-off homerun that completed the cycle? I’ve never seen that.

  23. Dela G says:

    attaboy walk there a-rod

  24. Salty Buggah says:

    A-rod = Unintentionally Intentionally Feared

    No DP Matsui…come through

  25. JMK says:

    Anything but a DP. Anything..

  26. MikeD says:

    I like this match-up for the Yankees.

  27. pat says:

    Darren Oliver? Whats he like 40?

  28. chriskeo says:

    No cycle

  29. Salty Buggah says:

    I dont care if the Yanks win but I hope Philty vultures a win…

  30. Riddering says:


  31. Mike Axisa says:

    Did Girardi just PR for Tex?

    Look out, he’s managing.

  32. pat says:


  33. alex gonzalez says:

    double steal

  34. JMK says:

    That was in Nagasaki! C’mon, ump!

  35. MikeD says:

    Angeling the Angels!

  36. Dela G says:


  37. BigBlueAL says:

    Small Ball!!!!

  38. Salty Buggah says:

    Girardi so predicted that…

  39. Riddering says:


  40. Mike Axisa says:

    Gardner was out by a mile if Figgins holds on.

    They out-Angeled the Angels.

  41. pat says:


  42. bicycle boy says:


  43. Omar says:

    Wow, Gardner…holy balls that was awesome.

  44. Luck is on the Yankees’ side tonight. Gardner was toast with a good throw AND the whole run-scoring-after-Melky’s running thing.

  45. Steve H says:

    Roscoe Parrish fail.

  46. LivefromNewYork says:

    I was at the game on Saturday when Jorgie came in as a pinch hitter and struck out. My it was so painful. That whole game was painful.

  47. Johan Iz My Brohan says:

    Napoli was Napping!

  48. JMK says:

    Is Scocia drunk?

  49. Accent Shallow says:

    And putting in Napoli bites them in the ass! Love it!

    Take that, Scioscia, you smug shmuck.

  50. Hi, I'm Jerry, this is my associate Cornelius says:

    when gardner is in the game.

  51. MikeD says:

    …and why would they want him and Gardner on the roster.

  52. Little Bill says:

    Jorge Posada didn’t get the job done there. He’s a failure.

    /alex gonzalez’d

  53. Salty Buggah says:


  54. But Cano can’t hit with men on!

  55. JobaWockeeZ says:

    A single? YOU ARE SO LAZY CANO YOU FAILED!!!!!!!

  56. Dela G says:



  57. Esteban says:

    Regression to the mean,. REGRESSION TO THE MEAN!!!!

  58. JMK says:

    Who the hell is that Freddy Guzman?

  59. Salty Buggah says:

    Alex Gonzalez, see that. Walks are good!

    • Steve H says:

      No. Walks are failure. Bunts are good. In more simple terms, not making outs is failing, making outs is succeeding.

      • pete says:

        in some weird form of technicality, though, a.g. is right: if a player intends to get a hit and doesn’t, then he has failed at what he set out to do, whereas if he intends to make an out and does, he has succeeded. But i would take the walk 8 days a week.

  60. I hate Tom Gordon says:

    Niiice yo.

  61. Accent Shallow says:

    Two runs is enough of a cushion for our good buddy Mariano, even against this horseshit team of slap hitters.

    (I realized the contradiction in the previous sentence. Fight me.)

  62. JobaWockeeZ says:

    Figures Cano would be leaning.

  63. Johan Iz My Brohan says:

    C’mon Bills, just need a FG!

  64. MikeD says:

    I hate this Izod ad, yet I’m fascinated by it.

    • JMK says:

      On some level, all men want to be Aviator-wearing, boat-operating, sweater-wearing turd lickers. It’s like going to an Ivy League school without the cost or stressed out Chinese kids.

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  66. Steve H says:

    Suppan and Dempster have combined for 15 innings and 1 run tonight. It would take them 5 starts combined to get to 15 innings in the AL.

  67. Freddy Guzman once beat a cheetah by 50 yards in a 100 yard dash. The cheetah had a 50 yard head start.

  68. Riddering says:

    Girardi called for that bunt.

  69. Guest says:

    Trying to steal third with one out in a tie game with speediest player: good. Doing so with hot hitter at plate: less good.

    Glad it worked, but if Gardner had been thrown out…brutal.

    I have no categorical rule against small ball. But like all other decisions, it should be prudent.

    1. No bunting unless there is a high premium on scoring precisely one run. This can only occur in the late innings (bottom of the eighth, ninth inning). Prefer that bunter is: 1. A good, experienced bunter. 2. Not particularly hot and/or bunting in front of a hot hitter. 3. Not the franchise’s all time leader in hits.

    Otherwise, just don’t do it.

    2. Stealing is OK if: a). Your name is Gardner or Guzman. b) If your name is Jeter, Cabrerara, Damon, or Rodriguez and you can get a great jump. c). If you are attempting to steal third with one out and you fit into category “a).” or “b).” d)The tying run is NOT at the plate late in the game.

    Otherwise, just don’t do it.

  70. alex gonzalez says:

    i like how everyone is joking about how i would have called for the bunt, but in fact suggested the double steal. im looking at you “Steve H”.

  71. Dela G says:

    aight, one more out mo

  72. JobaWockeeZ says:

    Noooo Pats won.

  73. Steve H says:

    Brady 378 yards and 2 TD’s. And didn’t play that well. They stole that one.

  74. pat says:

    hahah molina

  75. JMK says:

    Where did that miss?

  76. MikeD says:

    WTF, ump.

  77. JobaWockeeZ says:

    What the fuck is a strike to this god damn ump? Only right down the fucking middle?

  78. Ivan says:

    Where was dat previous 2-2 pitch?

  79. MikeD says:

    The umpire should have called the ball almost in the dirt a strike just to correct his error.

  80. Dela G says:

    what a crock by the ref

  81. pat says:

    Ump calls a bullshit slider a foot off the plate to matsui and doesnt call that 2-2 a strike to Figgins. Both Molina and Chone thought it was strike three. FUck the umpires.

  82. FWIW, Gameday had Mo’s pitch a little bit outside.

  83. JobaWockeeZ says:

    This ump clearly doesn’t know the difference between ball and strike.

  84. Ashish says:

    epic fail bills

    • JobaWockeeZ says:

      Very epic fail.

    • Pasqua says:

      Watching the Pats makes me understand why people got so sick of watching the Yankees win in the late 90′s / early 00′s. It just seems like everything aligns for them, no matter what. (Minus SB vs. Giants of course)

      That, and Tom Brady is their quarterback.

  85. Salty Buggah says:


    Magic Number = 12!

  86. Jersey says:

    Molina needs to turn around and punch that guy in the dick.

  87. JMK says:

    I don’t think he ever touched it.

  88. Hmmm, that didn’t look like a tip.

  89. JobaWockeeZ says:

    Nice try umpire but not even you can stop Mo.

  90. Ivan says:

    Yankees Win, Oh yeah.

  91. pat says:

    hughes just straight up gangstered aceves and stole his win. Muahah

  92. Riddering says:


    Against the best efforts of the home plate umpire.

  93. So, A.G., can you tell me again how Rodriguez failed by taking a walk when he got 0 pitches to hit in the 8th?

  94. MikeD says:

    Good game.

    So I’m at the Stadium tomorrow and get to see Halladay, which is cool, but I also get to see Mitre, which is not.

  95. Pasqua says:

    And we don’t have to hear about how we can’t beat this team. (At least until next week.) Nice win.

  96. Ashish says:

    im happy that the yanks won of course but i think im more pissed that the pats were able to take that game.

  97. JMK says:

    Good game, guys! Hopefully Halladay oversleeps and misses the game tomorrow.

  98. Bob Stone says:

    Great win. Yanks finally beat the Angels . . . and with Angels style small ball thrown into the offensive mix. Love it!

  99. Accent Shallow says:

    Yay Mo! Yay win!

    Fuck the Angels.

    Two silver linings to this one: they beat the Angels in a game where the SP went 4 innings, and they don’t have to face the Angels until a hypothetical ALCS, unless something drastically changes.

    • Pasqua says:

      You mean they don’t have to face them in a short series, I assume? ‘Cuz the boys are headin’ out there next week.

      • Accent Shallow says:

        There will be no Yanks-Angels ALDS unless something changes drastically (i.e. one of them blows their division and becomes the wild card team), which is what I was referring to.

  100. alex gonzalez says:

    good game tonight. suprising blown save by hughes but the offense makes up for it. i love when the offense is this good.

  101. Charlie says:

    Check this out. the answers are pretty funny keeping in mind his ridiculous sox bias.

    • JobaWockeeZ says:

      Well at least it was in “Boston chat” otherwise I’d be pissed.

    • Steve H says:

      Yeah, I spit on my computer when I read the “Theo=future commissioner” reply.

    • Zack says:

      yeah theres NO way that’s Gammons on the other side of the computer typing

    • Riddering says:

      Q: When was the last time Pedro pitched the way he did last night? I honestly can’t remember.

      A: I think it was probably in his second to last year in Boston, which would have been 2002. As you may know, last week was the 10th anniversary of the 17 strikeout game at Yankee Stadium in a September in which he struck out 70 in 41 innings.

      Mr. Gammons, what is your favorite kind of pie?

      Well, I’d have to say it’s strawberry rhubarb but it’s been quite some time since I’ve had it. In fact, the last time I remember having a fresh strawberry rhubarb pie was in 2004. As you know, Bob, 2004 was the year that the Red Sox came back from amazing odds to beat the Yankees in the ALCS and win their first WS in almost a century.

  102. Bugsy says:

    3 mores weeks of meaningless games to go.

  103. Dela G says:


  104. Tom Zig says:

    The only way that Wade Boggs picture gets cooler is if he is on a white horse and is waving a sword

  105. Steven says:


  106. Nels says:

    Tomko is likely about to get a complete game shutout.

  107. Tom Zig says:

    Damon is so due for a HR

  108. Charlie says:

    wow, i just realized how great of a year matt holliday has had. that guy’s gonna make some money

  109. Rich says:

    Hoping for some input. Has anyone sat in the bleachers at NYS? I’m going to my first game this year and I was wondering what it’s like out in RF. Thanks in advance.

  110. Rich says:

    Thanks for your feedback, Mike.

  111. What’s going on here?

    Oakland is playing well and the referees are wearing orange stripes. They look like a piece of Fruit Stripe gum.
    Is bizzaro land?

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