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Thursday, May 24, 2007

Crazy Pills    

Ok, there's no way ANY game this week can top the madness that ensued in the 9th inning of last night's Phillies/Marlins game. Craziest inning I've ever seen.

"The weirdest inning of all time" -Aaron Rowand, Phillies Center Fielder

Included in the festivities were two ejections, one injured franchise closer, and...
"the stupidest play in the history of baseball" -Greg Dobbs, Phillies 1st Baseman/waste of space
Read more here.

Seriously. I was taught in about 4th grade to always take the sure out at first. I hope that Myers' labrum is fucked, and that they rip out one of Dobbs' for the replacement. About 2 minutes later, Hanley was sliding under Barajas' "tag", a nice slide, but totally lucky. If Barajas doesn't inexplicably decide to stand up, for NO reason, all that happens is Hanley sprains his ankle and is called out.

Of course, they won the game, which is like saying Pyrrhus had a flawless victory.

Front Row: Pitcher Brett Myers; Second Row (from left): 1B Greg Dobbs, Catcher Rod Barajas, Manager Charlie Manuel; Back Rows: Tortured ghosts of Phillie fans who were actually alive last time this team won anything; Way Back Row: Ben Franklin.

Oh, and in other baseball news, guess who's undergoing Tommy John surgery?
so long, you goddamnedshiteatingdickbagcokefacedonkeylegturtleswineassgoblin.

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  • I like that the author of the Pavano story started out by saying that this was what made his contract a bust. Not the previous three years. As if he still could have had a season worth $40 million to the Yankees. Right.

    By Blogger Jeff, at 10:16 AM  

  • That was Barajas with the shitty tag, not Chooch Ruiz.

    p.s. my "word verification" sounds like a little-known Wu-Tang b-teamer: jzuahzl!

    By Blogger Gabriel, at 1:25 PM  

  • whoops-thanks. I can't believe I made that mistake. I even joked about how if this doesn't send Barajas to Reading, nothing will. I'll fix it.

    By Blogger Alex, at 1:27 PM  

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