Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Rampaging Moose Leaves Twins for Dead

The Good

Wow. That's all I can say about Mussina's outing today. 8 innings, no runs, 7 strikeouts, no walks. I for one was concerned Mussina may tire in the second half, but thus far the man continues to be sharp. The Yankee offense came to life again scoring 5 runs, with Justin Christian hitting a 2 RBI double to further the Yankee cause. Christian, Cano, Cabrera and Jeter all had 2 hit games. Christian also stole a base. Good game for the man.

The Bad

No hits for Damon, Abreu, Sexson, or Molina though Sexson had a sac fly to bring in a run.

The Ugly

At this point I think I just feel bad for Hawkins. They put him in with a 5 - 0 lead, he gives up a series of hits that leads to a run scoring and runners on the corner, and then he has to give it up to Mariano to get the last out, which he did with a strikeout. The point is, they shouldn't have had to use Mariano. Hawkins is the Farnsworth of last season and there's no worse person to be then the Farnsworth of last season.

Respect Jeter's Gangster is for the Children

The "Respect Jeter's Gangster" blog joined Johnny Damon's home run club, which raises money for the Children's Health Fund. We are pledged to donate $1.00 for every homerun the Yankees hit this season. We will keep a running tally of the home runs hit and the money donated throughout the season. No homeruns today as the Yankees felt they've hit too many in recent games. Nothing but clean doubles today.

Melky Cabrera 8hr = $8.00
Alex Rodriguez 21hr = $21.00
Hideki Matsui 7 hr = $7.00
Bobby Abreu 11hr = $11.00
Jorge Posada 3hr = $3.00
Jason Giambi 20hr = $20.00
Johnny Damon 6hr = $6.00
Morgan Ensberg 1hr = $1.00
Robinson Cano 8hr = $8.00
Chad Moeller 1hr = $1.00
Wilson Betemit 4hr = $4.00
Derek Jeter 6hr = $6.00
Shelley Duncan 1hr = $1.00
Total = $97.00

If you are interested in Johnny Damon's Homerun Club or the Children's Health Fund you can find links to both at the top right hand corner of our page.


raven said...

Moose is two wins away from the return of doughnuts in the clubhouse. Joe G is losing his battle against junk food and sweets.

Fred Trigger said...

Is it me, or is Moose turning into a righthanded Jamie Moyer?

Fernando Alejandro said...

If Moose reaches 20 they need to get Mountain Dew into that clubhouse. I know they don't get Pepsi products, but they may need to change that if he reaches 20.

Anonymous said...

Cano, A-Rod, and Jeter all have one more homerun than they're credited with on the Children's Health list. You owe the children 3 more dollars.

Fernando Alejandro said...

Good catch anonymous poster. I just corrected them. Every time I go away for an extended period of time, I lose track of the homeruns.