Saturday, May 7, 2016


I can watch Andrew Miller strike out David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez with the bases loaded over and over and over again.  It was intense, and it was exactly what the doctor ordered for what is the most horrible start to the Yankees season in years. At least to me it is...

The game was knotted at 2 until Aaron Hicks hit a solo homer to put the Yankees ahead.  At 3-2, that's when Miller came in to try and shut down the Sox.  First he was able to strike out Ortiz with the bases loaded.

Ortiz argued balls and strikes with his strikeout and I guess he just feels like he deserves everything.  But as we all know, it's not where Brian McCann catches it... it's where it crosses the plate and it crossed the corner.

His quote was ridiculous:

"Look, have you seen Miller's numbers? He don't need no help... That's all I can tell you. Just because an umpire has a wide zone, I'm not going to get out of my game. I'm facing one of the best pitchers in the game. You either keep it fair or it's not going to happen."

It's "he doesn't need ANY help", Papi.  Relax. We got a call and you didn't. Stop crying. Tip your cap. Move on.  And here's something even more stupid, analysis after the fact:
Really Schoenfield? What you gonna do with that, protest the game? Get lost. There are good calls and bad calls in baseball. That, my friend was a CLOSE CALL.  You're not the authority Schoenfield, buh-bye.

After Miller K'd Ramirez, there was a sign of relieve, and so, the Yankees won this one.  And it was big.  Bigger because of the drama at the end of the game.

I'm happy right now.  Maybe we can win another one or 2 this weekend?

Final:  Yankees 3 - Red Sox 2 

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