World Series Game One Spillover Thread VI


Who wants pie?

Categories : Game Threads, Playoffs


  1. bonestock94 says:

    I’m gonna eat pie to get over my 24 hr depression

  2. nathan says:

    Lets keep them pies ready

  3. Pags says:

    Let’s use the WHOLE bullpen. Bring in Joba next. Then Gaudin. Then Mo.

  4. If they don’t win this game, I’ve got just one thing to say: Remember ’96.

  5. baka nakamura says:

    our bats could use some of that cialis tonight.

  6. Evil Empire says:

    There ya go Mike. I knew you didn’t lose the faith, brother!

    Honestly, I just can’t let myself get stressed over this game. Life is too short, this series is too long, and this Yankee team is too good to let that happen.

  7. Jim says:

    It’s one game, I’m not overreacting. But, why the fuck do you use Bruney right there? He hasn’t pitched in years, it was only 4-0. I do not understand that move, whatsoever. And if someone can defend it to me, i’d be shocked. You had joba, ace, and coke out there. Wtf.

    But Lee has just been ridiculous. 2-0, 5-0, 8-0, doesn’t matter the way he’s pitching.

    • Arman Tamzarian says:

      I agree, why couldn’t Robertson come out again

    • Chris says:

      Bruney hasn’t pitched in a live game in a long time. You need to get him work if you ever want to use him, and there isn’t going to be a lower leverage situation than this. The hope would be that he works out his rust and can be effective in a future appearance.

      And 4 runs in the 9th is a big lead.

  8. uuu says:

    This bullpen and dead offense is going to lead to an early exit

  9. Brian says:

    As frustrating as this game has been I’m not too worried which is unlike me. I like the Yankees chances against the rest of the Philly rotation and I really think this offense will wake up for the rest of the series. Yankees will even it up tomorrow. Go Yankees!

  10. gxpanos says:

    Do the Yankees really only have one reliable reliever?

    That thought just hit me, and it’s depressing.

    • Mike Pop says:

      Relax. We’ll be seeing plenty of the Phils bullpen.

      They ain’t doing what Lee did all series.

      Both of these teams have weaknesses.

      Game 1 would be nice to win, but confidence level – 10.

    • JMK aka The Overshare says:

      Until the playoffs started, we had a few. Of course, before the playoffs started we also hit the snot out of the ball.

  11. BigBlueAL says:

    Im still trying to figure out how you bring in a pitcher who wasnt good enough to make the ALDS and ALCS roster into the 9th inning of a game you are only trailing by 4 runs.

  12. pete says:

    damn it now jorge’s hr (after the a-rod GS) is only gonna tie it. we’re gonna have to wait till the 14th till swish knocks one out ftw. lame

  13. JPM says:

    I do not like the idea of AJ pitching under stress in Game 2

  14. Jake H says:

    Hopefully this lights a little fire under them. They came out pretty flat. Lee had a lot to do that but their at bats were pretty poor all night. BP had an epic fail and other then Jeter no one seemed to have a good at bat.

    Also the home plate ump had the most unpredicatable zone I’ve ever seen.

    • JMK aka The Overshare says:

      Also the home plate ump had the most unpredicatable zone I’ve ever seen.

      You must not watch a lot of baseball.

      • Jake H says:

        I watch a ton. I don’t mind if a guy has a wide zone or a narrow one. You just have to be consistent for everyone. Ump wasn’t at all.

        • Chris says:

          I agree. The most annoying part was when he called a pitch in the exact same spot a ball for Hughes, then a strike for Marte, then a ball for Robertson – all in the same inning.

  15. Summer says:

    i’m sure they all want pie, but as the saying goes, you can’t always get what you want. =/

  16. Jim says:

    And in 96 we lost MUCH worse than this in game 1. So no big deal. Size of deficit = irrelevant.

  17. Raf says:

    DP and get out of it

  18. The Artist says:

    “By Mike Axisa- Who wants pie?”

    Love the optimism, Mike. You folks from Valt-Minor are hardy souls.

  19. Is anyone else wondering what Bruney has pictures of Girardi doing? They must be awfully bad.

  20. GK says:

    Can someone answer me this? Why in the world with 2 outs, base-loaded in the 8th would you keep Mariano lounging in the bullpen? Bringing in Brian Bruney – I think it was established that he sucked months ago – is essentially waving the white flag.

  21. Bob Stone says:

    Now all we need is one and and a half grand slam home runs.

  22. BigBlueAL says:

    Well I’ll say this, this loss aint as sad and depressing as the Knicks game tonight.

  23. charlespoet says:

    So outside of CC, no pitcher can find the strike zone.

    Worst stat of the night – Yankees 0-1 with RISP. Just 1.

  24. ShuutoHeat says:

    All you need is love…all you need is loooooove… loves all you need..loves all you need….


  25. ansky says:

    Not very concerned. Very atypical game from the Yanks tonight. Shoddy bullpen, dead bats, baserunning fail. Cant see that happening too often the rest of the series.

  26. E-ROC says:

    The Yanks will hit six solo shots to win the game.

  27. Mike from Buff says:

    Think of it this way: We’re icing Lee.

  28. Raf says:

    no matter what happens here and in the bottom of the inning, its just one game. seriously, thats it. this team didnt win 103 games to just crawl in a hole

  29. Jay says:

    I think Buck has a mini-gasm whenever he says the name Cliff Lee.

  30. NatalMike says:

    Matsui and Swisher have been doing nothing lately, not to mention Tex. These bats have got to wake up soon.

  31. Sigh.

    Can we hit the reset button, please?

  32. E-ROC says:

    Make that seven solo shots.

  33. trueblue says:

    What an absolute bomb from top to bottom. 8 1/2 innings of shit.

  34. JMK aka The Overshare says:

    I’m conceding defeat. Fuck optimism, I’m taking realism here.

  35. Ghost of Scott Brosius says:

    Yayyyy! that play at the plate will inspire us to victory!

  36. Doug says:


    God, our highlight of the game is a well-executed cutoff play.

  37. pete says:

    this game has been teh sux0r

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

    ohle!!! (sp?)

  39. ShuutoHeat says:

    Was Victorino talking shit when he got up? Cause he was directing it at Posada……

  40. Pags says:

    Greedy Phillies. Idiots. Let’s tie this up.

  41. charlespoet says:

    Wow, I did not think the Yankees would look this bad, let alone lose. Just an ass kicking tonight.

  42. Hova says:

    I don’t care about the loss or lack of offense. The bullpen is the most concerning thing of the night. All these guys looked terrible tonight.

    Nothing Girardi can do about this, so I hope the idiotic press lays off.

  43. Joe D. says:

    Damn, six runs.

    We can’t pull this off. It would be, like, one of the greatest comebacks of all time.

    There’s no way.

    We’re done pause NOT!


  44. ansky says:

    tomorrow AJ will set the tone by hitting Utley in the hip with a 95mph FB. Yanks bats will wake up.

  45. I’m ready to go extreme brightside right now:

    The Yankees scored six runs with two outs in Game Five of the ALCS. It can happen.

  46. Jay says:

    Every fan that left the stadium early should never be allowed to attend a World Series game at Yankees Stadium again.

  47. JobaWockeeZ says:

    Okay maybe they are reading RAB…

  48. Raf says:

    4 baserunners all night is just ridiculous. end this shutout.

  49. Riddering says:

    My brother called me in the third inning and kept me from going on a mindless homicidal rage for most of the game until my phone died.

    So now it’s up to you all to keep people alive.

  50. charlespoet says:


    What’s more embarrassing, how the Yankees played or how their fans deserted the Stadium after the seventh inning?

    I am going with the performance.

  51. Joseph M says:

    The biggest thing you take away from this fiasco is Hughes, he can’t be used in any mor high leverage situations. From now on the 8th inning guy is Joba and the Yanks are going to have to take a chance and start CC on three days rest.

  52. Brian says:

    Rally! Rally! Rally!

  53. ansky says:

    Joe Buck and McCarver are making this game soooooo much worse.

  54. Arman Tamzarian says:

    Let’s avoid the shut out

  55. TJ says:

    Here we go!

  56. Reggie C. says:

    Dj’s third hit of the night. What a captain! ‘cept nobody picked up the slack.

  57. DreDog says:

    Can we get Lee’s pitch count up? Small victories.

  58. Pags says:

    MVP of Game One = Cliff Lee’s gum. Same stick the whole game.

  59. Ghost of Scott Brosius says:

    Girardi just completely misplayed that. Bringing in Bruney is essentially conceding the game. That’s not that terrible- i don’t think any of us felt very good about it going into that inning. However, once he is in you must recognize that you have conceded. You must leave him out there, good or bad. Pulling him when he starts to predictably suck is not the right move. We have now shown them almost our entire bullpen. Did Utley and Howard need to see our second lefty already? The mop-up guy is not in there to help you win. He’s in there to mop up, and it won’t look pretty. Pulling the mop up guy only creates an even worse mess.

  60. cjc says:

    you run into a buzz saw it happens sometimes nothing you can do about it but the pen looked just terrible nothing good about tonight thank god the series is 7 games

  61. Sam says:

    P is for PeteAbe and Pandering:


    PeteAbe is dead to me. Dropkick Murphys? Fucking seriously, Pete?

  62. Hey Philly, Yankees ain't the Rays says:

    I was at Game Six, and my friend and I were debating… I know it sounds blasphemous, but after he retires in 10 years or so…do we rename it “Jeter Stadium”?

    • Ghost of Scott Brosius says:

      Heh. you don’t really do that with players, no one has. and no way in hell you do it when your the new york yankees

      • Hey Philly, Yankees ain't the Rays says:

        OK…. then how about…. “New Jeter”? The City that borders “New Jersey”. rather alliterative, no?

  63. Pags says:

    We have a pulse.

  64. Riddering says:

    I like the start of this inning.

  65. stew says:

    You know what would really hurt, is if we rally and finish with 4 or 5 runs. Talk about frustration…

  66. cjc says:

    boy those tack ons were huge yay Brian Bruney

  67. Ghost of Scott Brosius says:

    How pissed will we all be if they score 4 this inning

  68. Joe D. says:

    Well, it took eight innings, but they are timing Lee nicely now.



  69. Hova says:

    Finally, we show some life.

  70. aje says:

    Why the hell didn’t they start this in the 1st, 4th , 7th?

  71. gxpanos says:

    Nice job boys. Let’s get a few more good AB’s. You probably wont make 6 runs, but get the scale moving in the opposite direction.

  72. goose says:

    As Bon Jovi says:

    “Cliff Lee’s Love is like bad medicine”

  73. TJ says:

    Tex 3-run shot now!

  74. JMK aka The Overshare says:

    Even though my brain tells me this is good, I can’t even force a smile. I’m also drunk and it’s taking me a very long time to find the letters on my keyboard.

    I’m so depressed I’m looking forward to work tomorrow.

    Help. I need it.

  75. Joe D. says:

    Good, more pitches for Lee.

    Let’s make his arm nice and sore.

    20-pitch AB here, Tex.

  76. This is obviously subjective because I don’t have the memory to recall every pitch to Tex but it seems as though his pitch selection has been quite poor in the playoffs.

  77. Mike Pop says:



  78. trueblue says:

    The fact that Tex cant catch 85 is a terrible sign

  79. DreDog says:

    We got this in 6!!!

  80. Doug says:

    Shutout GONE!

    I feel better already.

  81. Pasqua says:

    No whammy. No whammy. No whammy. No shut out!

  82. Jay says:

    Stick that cake up your ass McCarver.

    And the icing.

  83. JobaWockeeZ says:

    Lidge! Lidge! Lidge!

  84. Evil Empire says:

    We’re a 5 run HR away from tying!

  85. Riddering says:


    Jeter >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Rollins

  86. Salty Buggah says:

    Fuckin Utley and his great D. Got an out. If Tex got a single, we would have came back I think.

  87. YankeeScribe says:

    Shutout over. Respect redeemed.

    Now lets make Lee break a sweat

  88. Johan Iz My Brohan says:


  89. Brent says:

    Those bullpen runs are looming large…

  90. Mike Axisa says:

    Paul O’Neill theory FTW.

  91. Mike Pop says:

    Fucking gay. That should of just made it up the middle… Boo you Phillies great up the middle defense.

  92. Ghost of Scott Brosius says:

    breaking up the shutout makes me considerably happier. we have the momentum now…kind of

  93. aje says:

    Bench swisher tomorrow?

  94. Pasqua says:

    It’s getting to that, “Why is Lee still in?” time of the game, especially if they’re serious about short rest for him.

  95. Reggie C. says:

    DAMN AROD. You missed your pitch!

  96. Raf says:

    Manuel is really pushing Lee to get the CG.

  97. charlespoet says:

    Derek Jeter 3 of the Yankees 6 hits. Bad sign.

  98. Mike Pop says:

    A-Rod you unclutch bastard ;)

  99. Jesus, Alex. He’s looked pretty crappy tonight.

  100. JMK aka The Overshare says:

    This whole game is sad trombone.

  101. Clueless Joe says:

    Looks like the old A-Rod is back

  102. Salty Buggah says:

    Damnit Alex, stop yo chasin man.

  103. Pasqua says:

    Can’t wait to hear the “A-Rod’s choking” bullshit tomorrow.

  104. danny says:

    well at least the shutout is gone..

  105. aje says:

    Like Whitey Ford being pelted with pretzels, this is a black day for baseball.

  106. Joe D. says:

    God damn it, A-Rod.

    You shoulda channeled the long lost stat-padder in you.

  107. danny says:

    btw yeesh bad night for a-rod

  108. Riddering says:

    Kate stopped putting out.

  109. ansky says:

    no way that pitch was 99mph!

  110. Ghost of Scott Brosius says:

    hahahahahahah 99 on the gun?

  111. ShuutoHeat says:

    God I wanna pay a visit to fucking Rollins and wipe that fucking smirk off his face. He really pisses me off.

  112. Johan Iz My Brohan says:

    If only the bullpen didn’t blow this game up.

  113. DreDog says:

    Lee is ruined or wounded for game 4, no?

  114. Clueless Joe says:

    Nice to see that Cluless mismanaged the bull pen and his line up once again. Costing the Yankees another game.

    • Pasqua says:

      By mismanaging the bullpen you mean he USED his bullpen? Because I’ve got news for ya’…it’s going to happen again. Oh, and there’s a good chance the result will be a lot better.

  115. Riddering says:

    Lee’s getting some more jizz on that cap tonight.

  116. JMK aka The Overshare says:

    Wah Wah Waaaaahhhhhp. Let’s get Game 2.

  117. Ghost of Scott Brosius says:

    The annoying thing is that everyone will act like the phillies will own us, but really it was just lee. also-lay off the breaking balls

  118. Oh, Jorge. You look as bad as I used to on curveballs.

  119. Raf says:

    whatever they get them tomorrow. Lee isnt pitching like that again this series.

  120. ansky says:

    Joe and McCarver just jizzed on each other.

  121. Pags says:

    Cliff Lee will allow Pedro to chew his gum tomorrow.

  122. Clueless Joe says:

    Let the Cashman Girardi firing watch begin.

  123. Mike Pop says:

    Tim McCarver is quite arroused.

  124. charlespoet says:

    Well at least that ass kicking is over.

    Cannot wait to hear the post game from Girardi. Bullpen blew this one to the out of reach point.

  125. goose says:

    How many times has Buck said in sort form “cliff lee”. I think he will have it tattoed on his sorry white ass

  126. MAMO says:

    Win tomorrow.

  127. trueblue says:

    This was fucking disgusting

    Rollins will be right if Tex, Damon, Posada, Swisher, Matsui, and Cano start hitting. Embarassing showing in the forst game of teh WS.

    I’d also like to that the bullpen for taking a decent CC start and wiping your asses with it.

  128. Reggie C. says:

    Good news: Cliff Lee just pitched what likely will be the best pitching performance of the ’09 series.

    Bad News: Cliff Lee just pitched … (you get it).

  129. Evil Empire says:

    Frustrating? Yeah, no question. Cause for concern? Only if the concern is for an endless amount of bitching and moaning.

    Yankees won’t quit as a team so I can’t quit as a fan.

  130. CT Yankee says:

    Win the next two and this never happened

  131. Oh well. Lee was good. We’ll get ‘em tomorrow.

    Confidence Level: We’re still gonna fuckin kill ‘em.

  132. Pasqua says:

    Just to throw it out there…

    Lee threw about 120 pitches tonight and is brutally unaccustomed to pitching on short rest. Methinks Game 4 will be a different story.

    To bed.

  133. Drew says:

    Hughes kinda dicked us tonight.. It’s funny though, a lot of people would’ve bitched if Joe went with someone else rather than Hughes.

    • trueblue says:

      Real question: Can Joe trust Phil to get a big out going forward? Kid looks fucking rattled.

    • JMK aka The Overshare says:

      As they should, right? Hughes is still our best option not named Mo, right? At what point does he cease to become our best option?

      Seriously, I’m not patronizing, I just want to know.

  134. Mike Pop says:

    Honestly. I’m not even all that upset.

    Cliff Lee looked like Jesus Christ himself out there.

    Did Cliff Lee make a deal with the devil?

  135. danny says:

    boo. go get pedro tomorrow

  136. Ghost of Scott Brosius says:

    All the cliff jumpers, calm down. If we lose tomorrow and look this bad then MAYBE we can almost start to panic. We faced a very very good pitcher on top of his game tonight. We will be ok. We are a very good team. They havent let us down yet. It’s always rough after a night like this, but I trust them. Let’s go Yankees!!!!

  137. Jake H says:

    Pretty bad performance by 8 guys on the O. Jeter was the only one who stepped up.

  138. ansky says:

    Meh, I think the Yanks were just bummed that Jay-Z performance was pushed back and it showed in their play. Wait til tomorrow…they’re going to put on a show!

  139. charlespoet says:

    So people reference 96 – the big difference between this team and 96 is that the 96 team could hit good pitching. This team feasts on bad pitching, even bad performances by good pitchers like Beckett, but they struggle when a pitcher throws strikes.

    Does that mean their approach is wrong because they are waiting on a mistake or do they just not know how to adjust to a pitcher throwing strikes?

  140. Reggie C. says:

    We kinda HAVE TO get to Pedro Martinez tomorrow night. All pressure is on the Yankee Lineup to come up big. AJ Burnett has to keep the Phillies down to a pair of runs like CC did tonight. Hope i’m not asking for too much.

    That’s why we play to win FOUR games!

  141. Mike Pop says:

    Woman willing to trade sex for World Series tickets?

  142. JMK aka The Overshare says:

    FWIW, the Nats weren’t a bad offensive team. You’d think he could do a little offense. Just a little. Like, a smidgeon.

  143. trueblue says:

    This isn’t just 1 game. Too many guys have been sucking ass the entire post season- it was fine against the Twins becasue they just weren’t very good. Against LA dominant pitching and bad D carried us.. CC already has a L and the O still looks like shit.

    There isn’t a magic switch they can just turn on. Any life from teh O and I’d feel better, but this has been on going.

  144. TheLastClown says:

    Damn, that was frustrating.

    Not so much because of Lee though. I voted in the poll for the Yanks in 6, expecting those two losses to come most probably in Lee’s starts.

    Hughes’ mechanical problem still doesn’t seem to be fixed, which is unfortunate. I’d rather see him get hit than doling out BBs.

    And I was wondering while I was watching what you guys thought about bringing in Bruney before JOba in the 9th? The game was at a manageable 4 run deficit coming in, and I figured Joba as being higher on the BP depth list than Bruney.

    Perhaps Joe was trying to see what he had in Bruney for the postseason, being that he hasn’t pitched in a while, but it doesn’t seem appropriate. I mean, if it was a laugher, I get it, you can explore that for the information of it. But when a slam could tie it? With all the late inning heroics we’ve seen so far this postseason, I wasn’t really sweating it until that 5th run was given up. *Not true I was sweating it for Hughes*

    Well, chalk it up to Lee’s dominance at any rate, and at least the Yankees have still never been shut out in Game 1 of the World Series.

    Pedro’s getting annihilated tommorow.

    The sins of the daddy…

  145. aje says:

    they’ve been doing this lack of hitting off starters ALL postseason long. And now, it’s ridiculous the only trustworthy guy outside of Mo is Damaso marte..

    • TheLastClown says:

      This is the only game where they haven’t scored at least 4 runs.

      In the postseason you see the best starters. Pedro will not give length tomorrow. Even if he pitches well for 5+, we expose the soft underbelly of the Phillies’ BP.

      Same with Hamels & Blanton.

      No problem. Yanks in 6.

    • Joe D. says:

      5.33 runs per game going into tonight.

      But I suppose facts are irrelevant when they don’t support your point.

      My apologies.

      • Joe D. says:

        In fairness, you did say “off starters”.

        I’m off-base, then.

        In that case, I’ll point out the incredibly small sample size combined with the higher quality of starting pitching.

  146. Pags says:

    Bright Side: CC pitched a great game, the Captain is hitting, the Yankees did not give up, the Phillies only have one Cliff Lee on long rest.

    Dark side: Bullpen worries for the Yankees, Bullpen rested for the Phillies, Tex, Swish, and Arod looked overmatched at the plate, McCarver and Buck are still talking.

    • JMK aka The Overshare says:

      CC did not pitch a great game. He was alright but not great. Even though he only gave up two runs (on meatballs), he missed his spots for about half of his start.

      • Pags says:

        I’ll give the Phillies 2 runs on any other night vs. the Yankees lineup. CC was not his best – but he was still great.

        • Mike Pop says:

          Did he get the win? No. Therefore he was shit.

          /alex gonzalez’d

        • JMK aka The Overshare says:

          I’m not trying to be a downer, but he was simply good, not great. Great would be 8 innings, a few scattered hits, 10 ks and a run or less. He just wasn’t that sharp. His pitch count was high, he was erratic in the early innings, found his groove, but still made mistakes. His performance should have been good enough for us to win, but it wasn’t great. We seem to have different standards.

  147. ansky says:

    watching the recap…Charlie “Goober” Manuel laughing in the dugout all game really pisses me off!

  148. Moshe Mandel says:

    I’d just like to add the following, because I have nowhere else to put it:

    Pete Abe was always an a-hole, but he was our a-hole. Now he’s just an a-hole, and I want to smack him in his face. In lieu of that, I will take 8 IP 1 ER from AJ tomorrow night.

  149. Tom Zig says:

    So we lost to a good pitcher…I’ll start worrying if Pedro shuts us down

  150. Lanny says:

    Lee outpitched CC. Thats fine. One ace outduels another. It just shows this is at least a 6 game series and our big advantage in SP in games 2-3 better be taken advantage of.

    The real worry is Clueless Joe not going to Coke in the 8th to face Ibanez with the game still 2-0 and winnable.

    Why even have 2 lefty’s? Isnt that the exact spot hes there for?

  151. aje says:

    Will 122 pitches keep Cliff Lee from pitching on short rest?

    • Tom Zig says:

      He hasn’t pitched on short rest ever, but i’m not sure if that means anything.

      I hope so though

      • ShuutoHeat says:

        Thats something that I hope will prove useful for us. He’s got control and all, but I’m not sure he has the kind of stamina for pitching on 3 days rest.

  152. aje says:

    Wanda Sykes is not funny. Just thought I’d add that.

  153. baka nakamura says:

    glad we broke the shut out just to break that aura the phils were feeling. tomorrow’s another day.

  154. mustang says:

    I picked Yankees in 7 and a dog fight and don’t like AJ tomorrow so they might go down 0-2.
    By then everyone will be off the bandwagon and that’s ok by me it just makes it that much sweeter when they win.

  155. ShuutoHeat says:

    What really pissed me off tonight is McCarver’s lil hack weezing laugh when Lee caught the pop up like a half ass douche. That was a double WTF for me, both the catch and the laugh.

    • ansky says:

      yeah that catch was some bullshit. i hope the yanks remember that.

      • ShuutoHeat says:

        Ugh they should print a gigantic poster of Lee making that half ass showing-you-up catch and tape it in the clubhouse, then play a loop of McCarver’s fucking laugh after that catch to remind them the humiliation brought onto them by fucking McCarver and Lee.

      • Brooklyn Sean says:

        when he comes to bat at citizens whoever is pitching should plunk that shit-eating grin right off his face.

  156. Big Mike says:


    No sense panicking, but if they let Pedro bend them over like Cliff did tonight, wave goodbye.

    Two things have to happen mañana: AJ has to keep his head out of his ass and the Yanks need hit like a team that scored 915 runs this year.

    Pathetic tonight. I’m ashamed of them.

  157. donttradecano says:

    Pedro isnt making it past 5 tommorow.

  158. stuart says:

    i complain about many girardi moves but he did nothing wrong tonight.

    hughes sucked, robertson was a little unlucky, and bruney still stinks.

    man who has worse ab’s swisher, tex, or cano. hard to choose between those losers. when is tex going to get some grief???

    matsui went to the cano and posada school of baserunning. counting on the hick tommorrow, wow……….

    • Chris says:

      I have no real issue with Matsui there. He was basically screwed because of how the ball was hit. If he heads back to the bag, Rollins lets it bounce and turns the DP. If he stays off the bad, Rollins catches it and turns the DP.

  159. ansky says:

    If/when Tex starts hitting, this series is over. He just has to get that stroke back.

  160. stuart says:

    cc shook jorge off twice on the 2nd Hr pitch…

    cc pitched well just Lee made the yanks looked like little boys..

    hughes looks like crap, what excuse does he have?

    • TheLastClown says:

      No excuses for Hughes. I still give him the ball, there’s no reason he shouldn’t pitch well.

      I do quibble a bit with Bruney over Joba in the 9th though.

      And I’d bring Coke out as the first lefty.

      These are minor quibbles though, as the offense was stifled against Lee.

      • Chris says:

        Bruney needs to pitch. I would much rather have him shake off the rust when they’re down 4 in the ninth than if they’re up 1 in the 11th.

  161. sk says:

    remember ’96 they will win

  162. Bronx Bomber says:

    Everyone calm the fuck down. These are the defending World Champs for christ’s sake and they just rolled out one of the best in the biz. We routinely lost game 1′s during our dynasty runs.

    We need to roll out Mo for more than one inning this series, it’s pretty obvious the bridge is weak right now…

  163. dc184 says:

    POSADA better be catching tommorow!!!!

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