This game has four-and-a-half hours written all over it.
Well done Andy.
Good job, Andy. I’ll be up all night.
2) Amazing name. Big-time golf clap in your direction.
Did Andy make a statement there? Joe?
Career-defining inning, right?
Heh. Seriously. Since when is a 123 first inning a “statement?”
Silly Mondesi, only Phillies pitchers can make statements
Nope. He’s a Yankee, after all. Yankees don’t make statements. They just collect paychecks.
that 1 inning took a half hour
Very nice K there from Andy.
Now I’d like to see the Yanks make the top half innings a bit longer.
They need to do a better job, but so does the ump. If the strikezone remains from batters box to batters box, they’ll have no chance.
Has Ryan Howard EVER hit an offspeed pitch from a lefty?
Cue the AL pitchers try to pitch AROD inside talk
Our hitters need to quit getting themselves behind in counts and we’ll hit this prick….predicting a big game outta swish
It’s not easy to stopped getting behind in the count with a wide zone.
let’s hope Kate’s period ended over the travel day
Ryan Howard should see no FB this whole series.
Time for Hamels to break out the Spike Changeup.
Cole Dick. Let’s make him pay.
That is certainly a way to get on base.
Classy Phillies fans, cheering an HBP
Thanks Cole for hitting him..now u will pay for it..
i guess you take what you can get
thanks Cole…keep pounding the hitters
F U Hammels
good to see Arod on base tho
Idiot phillies fans applaud a clear mistake.
Nice lets go Jorge.
Yuk yuk yuk, that is so funny…. fucking McCarver is stupid.
A-Rod only took one pitch there. Way to rack up Hamels pitch count.
Elston Howard was such a great Yankee great. McCarver is a great announcer great.
so lucky feliz juggled it there
“Elston Howard… The great Yankee great.”
Tim McCarver. Wordsmith.
(shoots self in head with finger-gun)
haha arods like anybody? anybody else see that?
Awful AB Posada.
The excellent umpiring continues
“The great Yankee great”
glad these guys get paid for this
Also, did the Philly fans just cheer Arod getting hit? Intelligent.
c’mon boys, let’s not let this guy have a pitch count in the teens by the end of this inning
Jorge no work count, Jorge swing!
Dad: “Come on Cole!”
Cole: “Who err ewe?”
Cole Hamels’ voice makes me want to punch my own face.
I’ll take pleasure in gutting you, boy.
Save your face, punch a baby.
cano, do me a favor and hit one bery bery far
Let’s go yankees
come on robbie!
Wave those towels, you mindless drones!
It’s like this team is not allowed to have good ABs.
Well, see, that doesn’t help matters, Robbie.
I hope it’s just the location of the microphones, because otherwise it is embarrassing how much louder the Phillies fans are than the Yankees fans were games one and two. Do you think Yankee Stadium was just filled with corporate dudes and not real fans?
I wouldn’t worry about it. Plus, CBBP is significantly smaller than YS3.
They also scream at every pitch thinking it’s a strike. A stadium of wild screaming monkeys would also be louder than YS3. And this wouldn’t bother me.
No. I think that you bought into a dumb narrative and that game 3 sounds exactly like game 2. Game 1, they got steamrolled by cliff lee…not a lot to cheer.
Or maybe the crowd at Yankee Stadium isn’t as loud as it used to be. I’ve been at every postseason game and I’m of that opinion. Does that mean I bought into a stupid narrative?
Every response doesn’t have to drip with condescension.
good grief robbie
Good one Robbie. You let a grooved fastball down the middle go by and then you whiff on a piece of shit pitch.
Robbie takes two fb’s down the middle then swings at one at his ankles… bizarre world
really not liking cano taking pitches. lets some hittable ones go by and then swings at garbage
I will be pissed if Yankees don’t hit Hammels hard..
you must be super pissed.
geez, come on boys
Cano watches 2 right down the middle and swings at strike 3 a foot inside….WTF?
Story of the world series so far for the Yankees offense.
Hey swisher popped up…again.
swish pops out. there’s a surprise.
Whoa. I’m shocked. Swisher popped out.
looks like we got ourselves another pitching showdown
add another inning to the count of how many our offense has slept through
So…wait, this guy is getting slapped around the ballpark by every other team he faces, and NOW no one can see more than 3 pitches in an AB?
Nick Blackburn, Joe Saunders first act. Same situation.
Sherlock Holmes: Watson YOUR wallet?
fuck fuck fuck mother motherfuck motherfuck fuck fuck!
Swisher with yet another great AB and a popout. At least he keeps the clubhouse loose.
damn, the offense needs to WAKE UP
The offense needs to step the fuck up and put together some quality ABs
If we ever toweled up at Yankee Stadium I would never go there again.
Not worried. Hamels 2nd and 3rd time through the line-up will not be pretty.
This is what I’m hoping for.
he was really really good in BP
So was Pettitte, I bet.
I don’t say this with the belief that the Yanks won’t hit Hamels, but if the trend does continue, at what point do you stop slobbering over the pitchers and decide that the Yanks are just pressing?
Ive already decided that after the pedro game. He knows how to pitch but there were plenty of hittable balls. We’re just missing them.
My question is if it is pressing, how do you counteract it? I’ve been looking for that answer and the Yankee coach/mgr who knows it for a number of years now.
Well, to borrow from the tired cliche…I guess you counteract it when one guy puts a swing on one and “opens the floodgates.”
We go through this every day. If the opposing pitcher is throwing strikes, it becomes very difficult to have good at bats (meaning take pitches). In fact, Cano’s at bat was a perfect example of the futility of taking pitches just for the sake of it. It puts you in a hole. He should not have swung at that pitch, but you see that with 2 strikes- bad swings.
Yes. Strike one is a beautiful thing. Ask AJ.
Honestly, the Yankees don’t have a prayer in this series if the offense keeps up these awful at bats. I don’t think I’m out of line saying that. This is not the same offense I watched this season.
wtf andy come on
Well, when you throw the same pitches as the other guy, but they get called balls for you, it’s tough.
Is that Steve Phillips standing behind home plate ?
FUCK FUCK FUCK.
Wow, Werth went down and got that one.
FML werth went golfing
So that’s what a real offense looks like. Awesome.
what does that even mean?
you must be talking about their lead off batter with an .290 OBP, or their clean up hitter who hits .200 against LHP, or their 6th place hitter hitting .233 post-ASB
A real offense looks like solo homers?
Yeah, if only the Yankees would hit some of those…oh, wait.
wowowow 1 run and they’re the greatest offense in the world
Go sit down in the time out chair, read some stats on the Yankees offense in 2009 and think about what you just said.
saw that coming a mile away
Just like that, Phillies strike 1st
players with girl hair >
Why is their home run horn a whale song?
wow. looked like he barely hit that well at first.
Werth is pretty good.
Wow. Not exactly a mighty stroke by Werth there. That’s a powerful guy, I guess.
I hope the Yankees offense gets it going.
bottom line is we better start hitting the fucking ball cause theyre gonna score runs
agreed. pettitte throwing a lot of pitches and missing spots. gives up a double while i type this. we need to score runs cause pettitte does not have A game right now.
what is up with all the hitters making Vladi proud this postseason..
What’s that girl doing in the dugout!!!??
Come on, I love you ladies. Always have.
Remember the last time they scored first, and then we won?
remember those 50 come from behind wins the Yankees had this year?
Well this is not looking good.
Rivera for 7 and 2/3!!!!
get your shit together andy
pete happy. this isn’t shaping up well.
Who cares what that fat fuck has say anymore?
You can’t let Feliz and his noodle bat hit it that far.
that was dead center, give the man credit for not getting a HR
wow, that was a horrendous pitch
88mph down the middle.
90, but who’s counting.
We have got to score runs in this ballpark. makes YS3 look like citi field. jesus.
Citizen’s Bank is one of the OG bandboxes.
Andy has no command
I already can’t watch!
Lucky that one stayed in. No more cookies Andy.
at this rate Andy pitches 4 weak
Gunshy, or shitty?
I’m pretty sure this is old unintentional intentional walk to get to the pitcher.
Lets hope Cole has a propensity for grounding into double plays then.
With 1 out why would you do that?
Pitching around RUiz is not exactly something to be proud of.
Whenever mainstream media says that the Yanks will eat the opposing pitcher for lunch and our pitcher will lock it down, be very afraid.
Let’s go. Free out!
Hamels has gotten that call
COME ON! now we have to watch a spot on Werth????
Andy has looked terrible so far. Also I wouldn’t call Jayson W a star. A career year yep. I guess you only have to have 1 great year to be a star.
Gary Matthews Jr?
Are you kidding me?
you. have. to. be. kidding.
oh COME ON.
a motherfucking bunt hit, get your damn shit together
Wow. They give you an out, and you can’t even get it. Inexcusable.
Fuck you Posada.
YAAAAAAYYYYY, bunt! Cole Hamels, you’re so dreamy!
Not looking good at this moment
Andy has no idea what is going on. What a moron.
Andy is going to have to be crafty and uber-intelligent tonight, like Pedro.
DP pleeeeeease last thing i want to see is rollins with a hit or walk
Pettitte’s just hoping the ball goes where he wants it to.
I’m in panic mode
Sheesh. Feeling uneasy
40 pitches already
We knew the phillies had a very good lineup. Great lineup, hittable pitching. If we want to win this series, we are going to have to wake up and really show our offensive potential. Otherwise, we are in some serious trouble. We can’t expect the starters to keep blanking people, especially not in this bandbox.
Pettitte has nothing right now.
how about a strike andy?
Horrible. The team really showed up tonight.
Well, the Phils fans are right about one thing…we are definitely sucking.
Dont see Pettitte on 3 days rest with the way this game is going.
Andy has no command at all tonight.
this is killing me.
jesus christ. at this rate i’m worried about the bullpens. we could have to send gaudin out there against all these lefties.
lets hope hammels implodes next inning
Im not optimistic
May Day, May Day…
The Knicks are looking better tonight than the Yankees.
Oh I just love giving up walks to guys with an OBP of .297
how the fuck do you walk motherfucking rollins
Better a walk than a bases clearing double. With the command he’s got right now…
Panic. Panic. Panic. Panic. Panic.
Rollins is looking like a good batter? WTF?!?!?!?!
Big game Andy, right?
Jimmy Rollins. The guy with a .296 OBP now has 4 walks this series.
How the hell does that happen?
No idea. It’s really pretty pathetic.
Hey Joe, why not send Eiland out there?
I’ve never seen Andy look so shell shocked.
2001 World Series. Game 6.
see Phoenix, 2001
Is Mccarver seriously blaming our defense for the bunt?
I would. No one took charge and fielded it. They handed us an out, and we soiled it. This game is probably still 1-0 if we do our fucking job.
It would have taken a very very good throw and tough play from somebody to make that play. Sometimes it’s just in a perfect spot, you just have to put it in your pocket.
Suzyn Waldman on the radio acting suprised that theyre moving around in the bullpen
Wow, Victorino…why swing?
That is fucking unacceptable. WTF Andy act like you fucking know.
I hated the intentional walk to Ruiz there with one out. Hated it. Attack the 8 hitter and face the pitcher with 2 outs. So stupid.
Clear as day.
I don’t think it was intentional. Andy has nothing.
that was not intentional. he has no command right now.
Considering his inability to locate I don’t think it’s fair to assume he intentionally walked Ruiz.
If that really was an unintentional intentional walk that would be utterly stupid.
Christ on a pogo stick.
ietc Melky gets us going in the 3rd (fingers crossed)
I can’t remember the last time I’ve seen Pettitte look this clueless.
This is working out great.
3-0 on a girly throw from damon, we better pray that our lineup starts hitting
That run scores anyway, look how deep it was.
Even with Ruiz running? I think there could’ve been a play(on a perfect throw) with a non girl arm out there.
Maybe if Ichiro were out there and Ruiz pulled a hammy.
I dont think Damons arm mattered that was deep enough.
It didn’t matter who threw that. 1999 Andruw Jones could have been there and the runner would have scored.
Yeah, that’s a routine gun down on the tag from third.
You’re gonna put that on DAMON?
How about getting on Pettitte for throwing a hittable pitch 0-2 to a guy who swung at everything you threw him?
You can pile on for this comment if you want, but for a team that’s pressing at the plate already, I am hating being down (at least) 3 early
They have looked terrible. I’m really getting sick of this offense.
I agree but its hard to say theyre pressing when some of them (Cano) look like they dont give a fuck
I won’t pile on you.
You’re not crying and whining like half the people here right now.
Totally agreed. The fact is we should be down 2-0 with our offensive ineptitude, but aj and mo bailed us out. We have got to wake the fuck up at the plate.
Yeah, when we’re hitting great I love being down 3.
I think you know what I mean, Drew.
That is just the stupidest pitch ever. Guy has looked terrible so what does Andy do. He throws one that is an easy pop up. Throw a pitch in the dirt.
“That is just the stupidest pitch ever”
-whats dumber the pitch or that quote?
0-2 pitch right down the pipe. 3-0 with Utley due up and the way this shitty offense is playing, this one is close to being over.
Did you serve in the French army or something? Surrender is a little premature in the 2nd inning. Keep the faith.
Just get Utley. Gving away 2 here sucks but the offense has to step up sooner or later. Tonight would be good.
Am i hearing mixed lets go Yankees/ Phillies chants?
these fans are relentless…….
…as they should be.
Andy’s not get help with these calls.
Well the offense better step the fuck up and pick andy up.
Worse, he’s not helping himself.
The umps are SO far down on my list of responsible parties at the moment that I could give a fuck what the strike zone is.
You could have had the best arm in the world out there on that sac fly, you weren’t throwing the guy out at the plate. The ball was hit too far.
Agreed, that was really deep.
You know what? We are going to see a classic Ace win tonight. Mark my words.
10 pitches per out so far for big game Andy.
jesus dude, knock it off.
Seriously, ripping on Pettitte now? Are there any Yankees you do like?
Only the guys with 0.00 ERAs and 1.00 AVGs
how long’s he been out there? seems like an hour.
Dont get too down. It’s the 2nd inning.
Could have been worse
He’s owning the lefties, but cant deal with the righties.
Strange, isn’t it?
…isn’t that not weird at all for left handed pitchers? That’s why you try to load the lineup with righties when you face a lefty pitcher.
platoon with gaudin?
I’m about to take up smoking again.
Looks like you picked the wrong week to quit smoking.
I quit a year ago.
Looks like you picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue.
Looks like I picked the wrong time to quit sniffing glue.
I got a guy in Bed Stuy if you need the hookup….oh wait, you mean cigarettes ?
starting to drink a little heavier here.
Yay, the inning is over!
what a nightmare inning
50 pitches through 2 innings. inexcusable. someone wake this lineup the fuck up
How about K Long?
At least one back NOW. Let’s do it.
Hey guys I just got back from trick-or-treating with my daughter…wtf is going on?? why dont we have a hit off Hamels?
because we are having bad at bats so far
don’t ask, but we’ll have em all back right quick
Hamels was assasinated by a lone gunman. He was replaced by matt stairs in an emergency role, and stairs has shut us down. There. Now you’re all caught up.
because its only been 2 innings
I want to take a shit on Victorino’s face
Don’t they have Meetups for that?
ok. andy needs to regroup. keep it at three. if he can keep it there, we can come back.
goddamn it I hate gimmick towels.
HA! Isn’t it amazing how frustration breeds rage at the dumbest things? If they show that fucking “All You Need Is Love” commercial again I’ll break my television. That’s where I’m at.
i kno exactly what you mean
you better get ready to cash in on the warranty cuz i think youre seeing 14 more of those commercials.
alright whats done is done, lets go out there and put up some runs
I’m curious about something. Doesn’t it seem that when Andy pitches on a rain delay he isn’t sharp at all? I seem to recall games like this in the past.
I have a tough time remembering what it’s like to feel confident in the Yankees answering a 3 run inning with three or 4 of their own
Really? Think back a week or so and then re-run the highlight film of the season
we have a pathetic offense. I love how they all slump at the same time! And this umps strike zone is pathetic as well.
we can get these back, hamels is all over
come on melk
Inside on 2-0.
Is it just me or does Philly stadium sound 10x louder on TV than Yankee Stadium? Don’t know if it is the stadium (I didn’t make it out there this year) or the rowdiness of the fans.
Our offense better wake up or we’re in for a very long night.
It’s you. This is pretty much how the games sounded at YS during this postseason. Except game 1 of the WS, when it was clear that Cliff Lee could do whatever he wanted and still dominate the Yanks.
He’s sucking ass with regular rest, I can imagine with 3 days rest.
there goes this inning.
Why has everyone tried to pull everything for the last three games?
Where are the guys who always defend Posada ? He confused Pettite on the bunt and didn’t field the ball. Andy thought Jorge was going to field it so he didn’t. Just another small example of Jorge’s low IQ costing us.
Posada is better than Molina.
There i defended him.
What are you gonna do? He’s not Jonny Bench. He hits a little bit, though. I don’t mean to say it’s not frustrating. But, he is who he is.
OK guys, I’m back. Let’s get some fuckin runs. I hate rain delayed games. Our offense seems to go cold.
I WISH it was the rain delay that made them cold.
Ok Cliff Lee I can understand, Pedro maybe…but Cole Hamels? The way he’s been pitching this postseason? WTF!!
It leads one to the conclusion that this has nothing to do with the pitcher and everything to do with our lineup pressing.
You can’t understand how Cole Hamels is pitching well? He has the same FIP as last year.
hamels gettin a big zone
Now we go 1-2-3 in 2 minutes ? Come on Jeter get a hit
2nd time through the order. Let’s roll.
Roll towards a 1-2-3 inning.
From the comments and the 5 mins listening to Morgan and Miller, we are fucked. Hope it is really not that bad but the post don’t give me confidence that the Yanks are going to win the game, let alone the series. No pitching tonight and still gross ineptness at the plate. Tell me I am wrong, can’t watch the game right now
Glad I could help.
Did Morgan compare the Phillies to the Big Red Machine at any point in those 5 minutes?
Just pound Halloween candy, it’s more rewarding
Jimmy Rollins has a .545 OBP so far this series
Hamels doesn’t look all that great. I hope they get to him soon.
this is getting reeeediculous
Of course the ball hangs up there.
Great. Way to put some pressure on Hamels. I’m not one of the ledge jumpers and even I’m getting antsy. Hamels doesn’t even have very good stuff contrary to what the EFFING MORON Joe Buck says. They just look clueless. Waiting waiting waiting for that perfect pitch instead of being aggressive.
If they don’t score a run next inning, they are in big trouble. They aren’t making Hamels break a sweat.
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