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Wk: 18: Welcome back real baseball

Posted on: August 5, 2011 10:23 am
Wk 18:  Let the games begin...

New York Yankees  (63-42) --> (68-42)   wk 5-0
Boston Red Sox       (65-40) --> (68-42)   wk 3-2  -  0
Tampa Bay Rays      (55-51) --> (58-52)   wk 3-1  - 10
Toronto Blue Jays     (54-53) --> (56-55)   wk 2-2  - 12.5
Baltimore Orioles      (42-62) --> (43-65)   wk 1-3  -  24

It is an altogether fitting and proper tie that is the backdrop for the 3 game show this weekend on the fine stage of Fenway.  Let the games begin.  However the pitchers rise to the occasion, Robbie Cano must be thrilled...  he loves hitting in those cozy confines big time - I think he is 400+ in 2010 and 500 this year.  366 career.

Real baseball is back.  Sit back, make sure you have your beverage and snacks, turn off the phone, log off, and marvel at Youk's hat size and Petey's vertically challenged accomplishments.  Look forward to Josh's so-close-to-the-surface temper flaring to surprise all but those in the know.  Does Colon get his 2 seamer tailing back over called as a strike? Does Garcia continue to amaze?  Can Lester be had?  Do we get the Lackey we all know and love?  Will NY ride CC all the way to the barn?  I do love Francona - the guy is a class act.  

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Category: MLB

Since: Aug 14, 2009
Posted on: August 9, 2011 9:44 pm

Wk: 18: Welcome back real baseball

AJ Burnett

Waste of money, talent and fan support

I can't watch this jerk anymore.  1st 5 innings, 6 Ks, 0 runs makes you think he can when he wants to  (1-0).  Then a homer.  It gets into his head (small and full of loose screws though it may be).  A couple of walks, Then he hangs a slider for a double, and also throw in a wild pitch since he leads the league in bad control (4-1).  He is as predictably disappointing as bad chili.  You know where you'll end up.  And it stinks.

Since: Aug 14, 2009
Posted on: August 8, 2011 1:10 pm

Wk: 18: Welcome back real baseball

Josh Beckett:  the Human rain delay!

Hypnosis by stall.  Stare.  MLB will notice.

Since: Aug 14, 2009
Posted on: August 6, 2011 11:50 am

Wk: 18: Welcome back real baseball

Yanks take Lester in game one and look to roll with CC over Lackey in game two.  Likely.  Watch for the pending Beckett instability as his temper erupts in game three.  A few calls here, a few hits there and he'll smirck, complain and fume.  Won't get through 6, I'd say.  Expect runs on both sides.  Rain due for Sunday in NY metro area, maybe an issue?

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