why do they continue to pitch him outside. doing the punch and judy hitter a favor.
OT-Tigers/Yanks Open Thread
That's enough Rick. It's starting to really come apart here.
Granderson is killing Detroit.
I'm slowly starting to hate Granderson more and more with each passing inning.
How many hits do the Yanks have in this series on 0-2 counts? Seems like a ton!
They finally made him pay for that sinker at the top of the strike zone. On 0-2, as well.... sigh. Just get a ground ball Rick and we're fine.
EDIT: Geez.... Another 0-2 pitch that is left up in the zone. Luckily ARod only hit it 380 ft. and only scored 1 run.
Not a surprise. Porcello is in over his head vs the Yanks.
It's still Burnett pitching. Anything can happen.
Judging by his latest emo meltdowns in the past two Lions threads, this could actually be a good thing.
He did promise to stop posting during games though because he admitted that he comes across as a 12 year old girl who just had her bicycle thrown in a pond.
And Burnett should be against us. It's #4 vs. #4 starters in the playoffs, what do you expect?
Let's wait until we're a little past the halfway point of the game before we start getting all pissy about things.
keep swinging at the first pitch on this scrub?
I hate Ramon Santiago with a fiery passion right now. JUST GET A F**KING BUNT DOWN.
Fucking Santiago. Second time in the series he's hit into a double play on the first pitch. And he didn't get a bunt down earlier. Dude needs to play within himself and be patient.
some damn pitches and walks!!!
We should just continue to swing at first pitches and make burnette look like he's an allstar.
this is the inning...
they are pitching around him big time. hopefully, there will be some more runners on in his next AB.
now kelly gets the hit with the bases empty.
That's what happens when you dive. Take notes Jackson...
You have to be kidding me. That guy is killing us.
and I officially hate granderson...damnit
CURTIS GRANDERSON YOU ARE RIDICULOUS!
I tried smushing the bug on your picture....
What happens when the yankees are eliminated...does ron darling just stop saying positive stuff?
The funny thing is, Darling is one of the normal Mets announcers. And whenever the Yankees and Mets are playing, he takes every little chance to take shots at the Yankees.
To Yankees fans. Fuck Yankees fans.
I'm so sick of these terrible one-pitch ABs. Avila is killing us.
Come on. Two weeks ago he was batting .400 over a certain stretch. He's slumping. Stop blaming Leyland for everything.
sets new mlb record for swinging at balls in the dirt.
More like record for further average distance between bat and ball on a swing. He wasn't within two feet on some of those swings.
Avila, Betemit, Jackson - what a murderer's row! At least we get them out of the way to start the 8th.
In all fairness, Jackson has had a decent series
And four walks. .308 OBP. Not crazy, but he's having productive ABs. He is definitely not in the 0-3 3Ks range that Betemit is in.
Let's hope it is still a 3 run game....ain't looking good.
Alex Avila and Betemit are playing horrible...... Rafeal Soriano should not get us a 1 2 3 inning
Do you convienently only have nights off that the Tigers are losing? It's weird, because when they won 12 straight you must have been pulling 16 hour days or something and unable to post on MGoBlog. Yet, whenever they're losing it seems you get free time.
Stop throwing things out like "Choke." The series isn't over. Even if this game is the Tigers have a significant pitching advantage in game 5.
Yikes! Let's pull it together guys...
(Ed: Not meant to be a reply to your comment)
Who's pitching game 5? Is it back to Nova v Fister? If so I don't there's anyway the Tigers have the advantage, after seeing game 1.
This may not be a choke, but it does qualify as "laying an egg". Either way, it was a terrible performance by the Tigers.
Did you WATCH the 2nd-5th innings? For whatever you think of Burnett (I think he's a headcase with the psyche of a puppy in a thunderstorm), he had great command and really good stuff.
Chump or not, Burnett showed up today.
It seems like every kind of break has gone the Yankees' way tonight.
Never thought I'd be saying this, but where is Inge? Wilson Betemit has been awful at the plate and in the field tonight.
DAMNIT LEYLAND Y U PUT PITCHERS OUT THERE WHO GIVE UP HITS AND Y U PUT HITTERS OUT THERE WHO GET OUT.
If we fired Leyland two years ago it STILL wouldn't be soon enough for me. What a terrible manager to waste another opportunity like this. Hopefully game five has a much better outcome...