Winning and Winning and Comebacks and WINNING!
Hey guys! Apologies for the late post today…as I type this sentence we are an hour and 34 minutes away from game time. As I continue to type we are now closer to an hour and 33 minutes. Oh shit, I better hurry.
Yeah, I was pretty busy at my 9-5 today, but I’m here now. I’ll never leave you guys again.
Actually, don’t hold me to that. There’s a chance I might leave you guys again, that’s the cold hard truth. Butttt, I’ll try not to. That counts, right?
Anyways, let’s talk some Yanks – albeit, a little quickly.
THIS TEAM DOESN’T LOSE! THIS TEAM IS SO FUN! I LOVE THIS DAMN TEAM!
That’s 8 in a row for us. And even more impressive, 17 out 18…holy fuckin shit. We haven’t had an 18 game stretch like this since 1953. That is INSANE.
That was only Mickey Mantle’s third year…think about that for a second
Note: I could go into a long comparison, of what the world was like the last time the Yankees had this good of a stretch, but I’m not trying to pull a Darren Rovell. ESPN’s own Rovell is the king of that shit on Twitter. Cut that off, Darren, it gets old real fast.
(I’m in a ‘hate on Rovell’ mood, so please enjoy this gif of him getting murked by Kristaps Porzingis).
Soo, 17 out 18 wins. We now stand alone in first place in the AL East. And we now have the best record in baseball at 26-10…
Trust me, I know it’s early. ALOT of baseball left in this season…
But, come on, it’s hard to not get caught up in all this hype. Just because we’re winning early, doesn’t mean we can’t get pumped! Look at the Warriors – they beat the shit out of everyone! And that’s exactly what we’ve been doing!
NO LEAD IS SAFE AGAINST US.
So Game 3 is starting soon, but let me give a quick rundown.
Tanaka was ehhh, but he still left the game with the lead intact. I think we’ve all realized that Tanaka is a streaky pitcher. He’s more unpredictable than Kanye West’s tweets.
It was very back and forth early on. We took the lead with a Judge RBI single, we then lost it after a 2 run HR by Moreland, and then got it back again by a GIANCARLO 2 run double – GIANCARLOOO..he’s heating up!!
When Chad Green got the first two outs of the 7th, I was feeling pretty damn confident. Like how I would feel after 3 or 4 IPAs, ya know? Not drunk, just confident.
But then, it fell apart real fast. He walked a guy and then just like that, gave up a 2 run dinger to Hanley Ramirez…I hate that guy. Not as much as Joe Kelly right now, but that’s a whole other story.
Other teams would just roll over and quit, right?
Honestly no, they would still try – but those teams are not US.
The 8TH INNING YANKEES! Much like the 6th inning 2017 Yankees, we wreck in this inning. And who started it off?!
NEIL WALKER! He doesn’t always walk! Quite the contrary…this guy has been ripping doubles all over the place recently. It’s really great to see – he was looking like he was ready to join Rob Schneider and the cast of Benchwarmers, but he has been on the up and up!
After a Miggy ground out, and a Gleyber walk, up comes another guy who has been slumping. Everyone’s favorite shaved head guy…GARDY!
And what does Gardy do? He does classic, clutch Gardy things!
A 2 RUN TRIPLE!! THAT’S THE GARDY WE ALL KNOW AND LOVE!
(Side note: Phil Nevin sending Gleyber on a play similar to the night before, was risky as fuck. Luckily, this one worked out)
SO, we now jumped out to a 7-6 lead. The Stadium was rocking and we were looking poised for a comeback win…but how about some insurance runs? Sure, why not?!
Cue: Aaron Judge 2 run BOMB to dead centerfield. The man is a goddman monster. A goddamn specimen. What a guy, what a guy.
9-6 lead heading into the 9th. Chappie comes in – and what does he do? Classic Chappie of course!
A strikeout, then gives up a hit… then two more strikeouts and THAT’S THE GAME!
I LOVE THIS TEAM!
We’re going for the sweep in about an hour…Let’s get it! Can’t wait to watch, let’s goooo
LET’S GO YANKS!
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