ALDS Game Three Spillover Thread IV


Do your thing, A-Rod. I’m not greedy, a double will do just fine.

Categories : Game Threads, Playoffs


  1. Camilo Gerardo - your inception? fuck perception, go with what makes sense says:

    meh, Mo should be fine. want robi to get anoth hack, though

    Hungry Heart!!!

  2. dkidd says:

    dagger time

  3. MikeD says:

    We’re burning through new threads at a faster rate.

  4. I say again: This team is the balls. Everyone who is nervous that Girardi is overmanaging, or Joba/Coke/Marte can’t be trusted, you’re overreacting.

    Our manager is smart, our players are good, we outlast the opponent and win ballgames. We will not be stopped.

  5. Salty Buggah says:

    IBB him. Just do it.

  6. AJ says:

    A-Rod is so money he asked Girardi what he wanted/how he wanted it done and it’ll end up that way.

  7. lily-bk says:

    i just dont want mo doing what he did in game 4 of the alcs

  8. JobaWockeeZ says:

    Where have we’ve seen this before? teix on first. A-Rod up, 9th inning…

  9. mustang says:

    no nathan WOW

  10. dkidd says:


    good take, alex

  11. JGS says:

    Josh Beckett’s ERA in the 08 and 09 playoffs–7.71

  12. ansky says:

    Jon Rauch’s neck tatoo is NOT Gansta!

  13. cjc says:

    oh shut it chip it was inside and up

  14. MikeD says:

    He took a peek back because the umpire calls have been suck ass.

  15. Salty Buggah says:

    Not an IBB, but a BB nonetheless

  16. Eirias says:

    Way to pass the buck, A-Rod…

  17. ClayBuchholzLovesLaptops says:

    Number of non-white persons in the stands today in Boston and Minneapolis combined: zero.

  18. Mister Delaware says:

    Bring in a pinch hitter. Matsui sucked against LHP in 2008!

  19. Tom Zig says:

    Jon Rauch’s eyes are sooo far apart from each other. What a weird looking dude

  20. Jon Rauch is a FA after the season, right? He’ll be in Boston next year. Book it. He’s already got the pathetic facial hair and douchebaggy neck tattoo. He fits that team like a glove.

    They’ll sign him as soon as they grant an outright release to Joey Gathright and get rid of the “complexion problem” they had to deal with for their playoff run.

    • ROBTEN says:

      John Rauch is the kind of under the radar pick-up that sets Theo Epstein apart from other GMs. A tall, white flamethrower, he will complete a Boston team that fell just short of a WS ring in 09. Boston just went from a strong bullpen to an exceptional one and further distanced themselves from the rest of the AL East.

      For Diamond Cutters, I’m Peter Gammons.

  21. JSquared says:

    is he icing mo?

  22. AJ says:

    I love Mijares. Not only is he a fat slob, but the Yankees love to tee off on this guy.

  23. Swisha Claus says:

    Has Gardenhire actually looked at HazMat’s splits??

  24. JobaWockeeZ says:

    Now this would be what you call over managing.

  25. chris says:

    Come on Matsui, end this.

  26. Steve H says:

    Jon Rauch=Brackman?

  27. ansky says:

    Great our good friend Mijares!

  28. Drew says:

    You can’t rely on homers in October.

    /fans of teams that don’t hit homeruns’d

  29. chris says:

    Why isn’t gardner pinch running?

  30. Jackson says:

    HAHAHA, how sad did that lady look. I love it.

  31. alittleblackegg says:

    Do the announcers still thing the story of the night is Pavano? Amazing.

  32. cjc says:

    thanks for the freebies guys

  33. ansky says:

    Those 3 chicks should’ve spelled Tit that would’ve been cooler….i Love how Twins fans are still in the game…NOT!!!

  34. dkidd says:

    great at-bat by matsui

  35. Swisha Claus says:

    Now they bring in Nathan. That’s rediculous.

  36. Mike bk says:

    only took to the 4th pitcher with the season on the line for the twins to put in nathan.

  37. Tom Zig says:

    When did Tony LaRussa start managing the twins?

  38. Yanks21 says:

    Gardenhhire is pissed but those are balls…

    I am not being biased.

  39. Camilo Gerardo - your inception? fuck perception, go with what makes sense says:

    if they do tie it up, they are going to have to use liriano for a muy long time

  40. Pasqua says:




  41. ansky says:

    How great is it that no one in the pen wants to pitch to the Yanks???? and now he’s brining in Nathan…thats just cruel Gardy!

  42. Salty Buggah says:

    I love our ability to walk it out (Unk’d)

  43. mustang says:

    wow its joe nathan that guy that use to close..

  44. AJ says:

    Hey Joe, you remember what happened the other night at Yankees Stadium? It’ll be even better this time because your home fans will boo you.

  45. Vinny says:

    And here we go.

  46. crapulent aka I said good day sir says:

    Joe Nathan he’s our man, if he can’t do it, no one can.

  47. JSquared says:

    can we get a little bingo?

  48. Camilo Gerardo - your inception? fuck perception, go with what makes sense says:

    Let’s Go JP

  49. Jersey says:

    Gardenhire is not getting a Christmas card from Nathan this year.

  50. ansky says:

    I think Nathan is having an Asthma attack.

  51. cjc says:

    a sac fly would be HUGE here

  52. crapulent aka I said good day sir says:

    when does Rab get instant refresh?

  53. Vinny says:

    Hip hip!

  54. JGS says:

    Jorge >> Nathan

  55. JSquared says:

    Teh BINGO!!

  56. AJ says:

    There ya go Joe. We knew you had it in you.

  57. Bob Stone says:

    Big run!!!

  58. Karen says:

    Wow big insurance run. No DP Swish!

  59. Mike Axisa says:

    Where’s the dramatic call, Chip?

  60. mustang says:

    now we know why

  61. dkidd says:

    fuck chip carey in his unprofessional ass

  62. danny says:

    don’t sound TOO excited chip.

  63. ShuutoHeat says:

    Chances of Nathan rolling up into fetal position on the mound?


  64. Mike bk says:

    bring on LAA.

  65. Pasqua says:

    First, Caray said that Nathan, “Needs ANOTHER late game miracle.”


    Second, I think we’re in Nathan’s head, yes?

  66. ansky says:

    Whats another term for “crush their hopes?”….Jorge Posada

  67. Marcus says:

    Wow you guys aren’t kidding, it sounds like they are announcing a kitten funeral.

  68. Swisha Claus says:

    Posada = Dome Killer

  69. JSquared says:


  70. JobaWockeeZ says:

    Caray could not have been more boring and sad and stupid and biased during that AB.

  71. Jackson says:

    Remember when everyone was complaining about Girardi’s bullpen management? Look at how Gardenhire completely butchered this inning and enjoying an example of real bad managing.

  72. Salty Buggah says:

    Chip Caray might need to ask Gammons about that noose

  73. ansky says:

    Chip called that single like he was calling a number at a bingo hall…wtf?

  74. JGS says:

    start spreadin the news…..

  75. Stormrider6 says:

    FISTED by Cano!

  76. Brazilian Yankee says:


  77. Mike Axisa says:

    Now they’re just twisting the knife.

  78. Vinny says:

    Chip Caray. The greatest announcer in the history of baseball.

  79. Stryker says:

    i feel bad having to do this to nathan. i actually like that guy.

  80. ClayBuchholzLovesLaptops says:

    Yeah, I final “fisted” call by Caray.

  81. crapulent aka I said good day sir says:

    small ball, long ball, we gots all the balls.

  82. mustang says:

    Break out the beer !!!

  83. danny says:

    Cano with TEH FISTING!

  84. Swisha Claus says:

    Do you think they will bury Nathan under the dome?

  85. Jackson says:

    Fisted into right.

  86. slappy white says:

    great play by kubel….these guys play the game the right way

  87. ansky says:


    Hello Yankee offense…better late than never.

  88. JMK aka The Overshare says:

    Jeez, Nathan hasn’t been very good this series.

  89. JobaWockeeZ says:

    Great managing by the Twins.

  90. Drew says:

    haha. We are so much better than the Twins. I bet the O’s could win in the AL Central.

  91. crapulent aka I said good day sir says:

    Why not Gritner at 3rd?

  92. AJ says:

    Two great things about that at-bat:

    1. Robbie got a hit with RISP
    2. Jason Kubel’s dive.

  93. Mike Axisa says:

    Nice job pinch running for Matsui when he’s already on third, Joe.


  94. Mouch "Half Man Half Couch" says:

    Chip Caray is about to cry and that makes me very happy.

  95. Ivan says:

    Sooooooo…..this series is over isn’t it.

  96. Jersey says:

    Put it outta reach, Swish.

  97. JMK aka The Overshare says:

    Why isn’t Swish bunting?

  98. Karen says:

    Swisher is chewing gum? I’m not sure he can hit and chew at the same time.

  99. mustang says:

    anyone know Nathan’s era this series?

  100. ansky says:

    Joe Nathan means Earned Run machine in Scandanavian.

  101. AJ says:

    Swish should have sat there and turned into that ball like Mike Napoli does every freaking game.

  102. ansky says:

    So appropriate for a team that plays in “the baggie”. Time to take out the trash. On a side note…Is Chip Caray dead?

    • ClayBuchholzLovesLaptops says:

      “Is Chip Caray dead?”

      No, he is looking for a bathroom stall to say: “He fists it through the hole”.

  103. Karen says:

    Swisher gets the hat trick.

  104. Brazilian Yankee says:

    Our corner OF’s need to get it together for the ALCS.

  105. danny says:

    lol twins fans are funny

  106. Salty Buggah says:

    Hurry up and get Mo back in to turn the lights out on the Twins season…and the Metrodome’s life.

  107. Jersey says:

    Chip Caray is in a glass box of emotion right now

  108. JobaWockeeZ says:

    I still don’t believe how much they like sucking Pavano’s dick.

  109. Eirias says:

    I wonder… can we break Nathan like Pujols broke Lidge?

    • Mike bk says:

      lidge came back and was pretty good last year as i remember considering he didnt blow a game and won the series…he sucked this year but that was not pujols.

      • whozat says:

        I’m pretty sure that the Pujols thing didn’t happen in 2007…

      • AJ says:

        Mike, good point. But for a few years after that mammoth home run (which hasn’t landed yet), Lidge was extremely off. Remember that he was ineffective before going to Philadelphia and pitched well last year in a contract year, which is a trend in every sport.

        I think the Yankees can do that to any pitcher, not just Joe Nathan. The way the team makes pitchers work and draw out at bats is incredible. They do the little things to frustrate a pitcher.

    • Pasqua says:

      I think we’re almost there. He’s not a happy camper.

    • JGS says:

      I would rather not

      Yankees own the Twins, and Nathan is a big part of getting them to the playoffs every year. assuming the WC is from the east, and the Yanks have the best record, they will play the central champ

  110. Drew says:

    C’mon Melk, clear the bases.

  111. Mike bk says:

    now there was the blantant use of veteran as code for OLD

  112. AJ says:

    Oh no, Mo has been sitting for a while. He might be cold in the climate-controlled dome.

    I hate you TNT announcers. There is no hope left – the Yankees are moving on. Deal with it.

  113. You know what this series was missing?

    A Melky Cabrera SUCKMYNUTS!!!!!.

  114. ansky says:

    Gardenhire looks like Chip Caray sounds.

  115. Pasqua says:

    Swisher and Melky need to chill the fuck out next series.

  116. danny says:

    whats lost in all this non-sense is the absolute GREAT game Carl Pavano pitched. must not forget that.

  117. Mike Pop says:

    Is Chip Caray a Twins fan?

  118. ShuutoHeat says:

    I think at one point Nathan was talking to the ball and his glove, asking them for help. Methinks he’s going nuts from the Yankees torment.

  119. Drew says:

    “No one gave them a shot over the last 3 weeks of the regular season.”

    AKA: This team sucked for 5 and a half months.

  120. Tom Zig says:

    Come on Mo, step on their throats!

  121. ansky says:

    If a Twins hitter gets on, Chip cums all over the booth…guaranteed.

  122. crapulent aka I said good day sir says:

    Twins…ballpark sucks. Owners pocket the money and don’t give a damn about the team or the fans. Play poor little David to our mighty Goliath. wha wha wha…

    Story of grit and glory? Keep telling yourself that fools.

  123. Vinny says:

    Maybe they want to make the last game played at the Metrodome as palatable to watch as they can, for Twins fans. That must be it. Tell me that must be it.

  124. Voice of Reason says:

    How do these announcers have a job? They needed to remind everyone that Pavano retired the first 8… When Pettitte retired more? I have never, ever, heard more favoritism called in a game in my entire life.

  125. The more I see that Blackberry commercial, the more convinced I become that that girl is a desperate for work Charli Baltimore.

    It’s uncanny.

  126. JMK aka The Overshare says:

    People with Blackberrys must be really hip.

  127. Salty Buggah says:

    Swish and Melky and anyone else who struggled will get it on next series. They are kinda streaky.

  128. Caray: Well, let’s see what tricks Gardenhire has left up his sleeve for the Yankees… Wait a minute, is that… yes, it’s BRETT FAVRE! BRETT FAVRE IS COMING TO PINCH HIT FOR THE TWINS AND SAVE THEIR SEASON!!!! OH MY GOD, RON, IT’S BRETT FAVRE!!!!!

  129. Vinny says:

    And we thought we were done with the fisting.

  130. Brazilian Yankee says:

    Why is Caray so excited now?

  131. crapulent aka I said good day sir says:

    Mo loves to make it interesting.

    • ROBTEN says:

      Mo is merciful. He just wants to give Twins fans a few more minutes in their crappy, decrepit, run-down, “baggy” disgrace that they call a stadium.

  132. Alex S says:


  133. Ivan says:

    Chip don’t get too excited please.

  134. Mike bk says:

    chip just got wood.

  135. Rey22 says:

    There’s fisting all over the place

  136. Marcus says:

    I can’t wait to hear Caray call this double play.

  137. Jersey says:

    The dreaded bloop

  138. ansky says:

    ansky says:

    October 11th, 2009 at 10:24 pm
    If a Twins hitter gets on, Chip cums all over the booth…guaranteed

    ….sigh…oh Chip.

  139. Jackson says:

    Michael Cuddyer once struck me out 3 times in a Legion game. I’ll consider him getting crushed by the Yankees payback for that.

  140. Salty Buggah says:

    Cmon Mo, hurry this up. My laptop battery is bout to die and my adapter stopped working this morning.

  141. C says:

    Where’d that miss ump?

  142. Mike Pop says:

    It’s a start!

  143. danny says:

    mo getting squeezed?

  144. AJ says:

    The ump needs to stop squeezing Mo. That’s two in the inning that should have been strike calls.

    • AJ says:

      And the makeup call makes everything ok.

      If that guy comes anywhere near one of the Yankees, he needs to be taken out with a sniper.

  145. Ivan says:

    That Mo is a cold hearted bastard. Let em feel like they comming back and then BAM, crush there hopes.

  146. Salty Buggah says:

    2 mo Mo

  147. JSquared says:

    Kubel… my favortie Twin…

  148. Brazilian Yankee says:

    What happened?

  149. Pasqua says:

    The crowd just fisted one of it’s own into centerfield!

  150. JMK aka The Overshare says:

    The guy who ran on the field might be better than Punto.

  151. danny says:

    LMAO wth?

  152. Jackson says:

    That fan was about to get in Melky’s mix.

  153. JobaWockeeZ says:

    LMFAO stay classy Twin fans. Stay classy.

  154. Drew says:

    Johnny Damon was ready to go kill the dude that ran on the field.

    Johnny is still the man.

  155. Mike bk says:

    they should forfeit right now.

  156. AndrewYF says:

    Did you see how that guy was running? Looked like he was running to the bathroom.

  157. ansky says:


    ….the Champagne is not Korbel!

  158. chris says:

    way to show that…isn’t that not allowed?

  159. Vinny says:

    The best part about watching the game with the TBS companion, is that I got to see that fan trying to climb over the wall.

  160. Mike Pop says:

    The Yankees are ridiculous.

  161. crapulent aka I said good day sir says:

    Living in Minnesota will do that to you. Make you crazy.

  162. Alex S says:

    that fan got fisted, i’m shocked tbs showed him usually the networks won’t show the fans running on the field

  163. slappy white says:

    whats the fine for a jackass running on the field

  164. Nels says:

    Post season TV gives a wonderful view of the fan on the field.

  165. ROBTEN says:

    Was that Chip Caray on the field?

  166. JMK aka The Overshare says:

    Those Minneapolans need to get more sun. That seasonal Affective Disorder is really screwing with their heads.

  167. Salty Buggah says:

    Haha, the last non-player dumbass on the field Metrodome will ever see.

  168. whozat says:

    Wow, TBS showing the idiot who ran on the field…EVERY other network knows enough not to give them that glory.

  169. AJ says:

    F’ing Twinkies fans trying to ice Mo.

  170. Jackson says:

    I once saw a fan in Baltimore jump onto the field from the 1st base dugout and successfully scale the left field wall without getting caught. He’s kind of my hero.

  171. crapulent aka I said good day sir says:

    Assassinate the Yankees seems to be the only way.

  172. crapulent aka I said good day sir says:

    I was at Yankee Stadium 2 years ago when that asshole jumped into the net behind home base. Could have freaking killed himself. He was banned for life.

  173. crapulent aka I said good day sir says:

    What was Arod doing with his arms there.

  174. Ivan says:

    It’s been LONG Time for this one folks.

  175. Salty Buggah says:

    One Mo…then SEASON SWEEP!

  176. AJ says:

    You know what I liked? A-Rod running to the mound to protect Mo. I would have loved to see him pwn that guy.

  177. ClayBuchholzLovesLaptops says:

    Celebration or just handshakes after the next out?

  178. Karen says:

    Why are the fans so quiet?

  179. chris says:


  180. ROBTEN says:

    Twins fans, your entire season depends on Brendon Harris.

    I’m sorry.

  181. Tatedoog says:

    One out away boys and girlies… the Umpiring has been god-awful.

  182. Drew says:

    The Twins were cute. Now, onto teams that actually can win.

  183. danny says:


  184. Mike Pop says:

    Yeah boi !!!!

  185. crapulent aka I said good day sir says:


  186. ansky says:

    Metrodome: OVER
    Twins season:OVER
    Nick Punto’s legendary run thru the playoffs: OVER
    Chip Caray’s postseason coverage: FISTED…er, I mean OVER.

    Thank you Yankees!

  187. Mouch "Half Man Half Couch" says:

    The Metrodome is OFFICIALLY CLOSED.

  188. MikeD says:

    Goodbye Twins. Good bye Shit-Bag Dome.

  189. Alex S says:

    here we come WS

  190. Tom Zig says:

    break out the brooms!

  191. Marcus says:

    Yankees holding back on the celebration to make Caray feel better. Don’t want to hurt his feelings.

  192. Mike bk says:

    8 to go…any changes for the ALCS? Bruney for Marte?

  193. JMK aka The Overshare says:

    Well…go Vikings!

  194. AJ says:

    What a great celebration. They’re happy to get there, but they look like they have business to take care of. Anaheim will not be easy.

  195. Drew says:

    Joe Mauer on the bench: “I can’t wait until those are my teammates…”

  196. Ivan says:

    3 down, 8 to go. It’s been a long mothafuckin time. Lets do this.

  197. ROBTEN says:

    But, don’t forget Pavano’s special night.

    For TBS, I’m Chip Caray.

  198. JobaWockeeZ says:

    Damn the Twins were winning in EVERY game and they got swept.

  199. Todd says:

    My friggin TBS feed went out with one out. I hate TBS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  200. Bob Stone says:

    Great Series! Eight more wins to go.

  201. Mike Pop says:

    Wooooo !

  202. AJ says:

    Wow. Sager wearing some regular looking clothing tonight. He must be sick or something.

  203. ansky says:

    This just in…Chip Caray attempts to hang himself in the booth…Ron Darling talks him down.

  204. MikeD says:

    OMG Looks like they might be planning to bury the corpse of Joe Nathan at home plate.

  205. Swisha Claus says:

    Not wasting any time with the pickaxes

  206. Heh.

    Andy said “I asked the Lord to calm my nerves”, but in that Texas drawl, for half a second I thought he said “I asked Laura to calm my nerves”.

    I was all, “Jorge’s wife ‘calms’ Andy’s nerves pregame? MO-DAMN, JORGE REALLY LOVES WINNING BASEBALL GAMES!!!!”

  207. NYTraveller says:

    Yankees sweep, Red Sox blow a 2 run, 2 out, 2 strike lead in the 9th at home to get swept out of the playoffs.

    That sound you hear is the universe beginning to realign along its correct axis. 8 more wins and the shift is complete.

  208. JMK aka The Overshare says:

    Did you guys know Pavano pitched a GREAT GAME?

  209. AJ says:

    Oh no, they’re doing the ALCS too? F’ing A.

  210. Mike Pop says:

    Why no YES postgame?

  211. JSquared says:

    Please Colorado… Win this series and the next.

  212. Drew says:

    This week is going to suck! We really have to wait until Friday!!??

  213. dkidd says:

    can’t wait for the angels

    they’re a gritty team………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….FOR US TO POOP ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  214. Jersey says:

    This was one of the best sports days ever.

  215. Hmmm, watching the last hour of the Colts blow out the Titans, or watching the Rockies actually play baseball?

    I’ll take the NFL, thanks.

  216. Mike Pop says:


  217. Yanks21 says:

    The best is the after game show on YES!

    Pettitte is giddy….

  218. Pasqua says:

    All this time, I just wanted them to beat Carl Pavano. Now I realize, it was Chip Caray that I wanted destroyed all along.

    Lesson learned.

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