Saturday, July 4, 2009

Wang Out, Cano Still Sucks

The Good

The Yanks had another come from behind win, winning the game off of Jorge Posada's walk off single in the bottom of the twelfth. We would have won earlier but our second baseman is Robinson Cano. Also, and perhaps most importantly, we scored five runs on Roy Halladay.

The Bad

Cano with runners in scoring position is bad, but Wang out with a right shoulder strain is worse. Just kidding. Nothing is worse than Cano with runners in scoring position. Preliminary reports are that Wang should only miss a few weeks. In Yankees language that means he's probably out for most of the rest of the season.

The Ugly

Tomorrow, the RJG boys will be headed to Scranton to join the Lohud Yanks Blog festivities. This means we will not be able to post until we return to RJG headquarters (I can't tell you where that is, but I can say it is in a crystal fortress of solitude) on Monday evening. The primary implication of this is that there will be no more funny posts from us for almost 48 hours. Without RJG there will be no joy in the Yankee blogosphere, no laughter. Your children will sob uncontrollably and there will be nothing you can do. It will be dark, as though the sun herself could not bear our absence. Prepare for cold. Deep cold.

Charity Loves Us

Posada and Damon both hit home runs in today's winning effort. Even Matsui hit one, though that was probably unintentional since it would mean that he had to run around all the bases, not a strength for him right now.

Jorge Posada 11hr = $11.00
Hideki Matsui 12hr = $12.00
Derek Jeter 9hr = $9.00
Mark Teixeira 20hr = $20.00
Nick Swisher 14hr = $14.00
Robinson Cano 13hr = $13.00
Johnny Damon 16hr = $16.00
Melky Cabrera 8hr = $8.00
Jose Molina 1hr = $1.00
Alex Rodriguez 14hr = $14.00
Brett Gardner 3hr = $3.00
Francisco Cervelli 1hr = $1.00
Total = $122.00

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.


Anonymous said...

Quit hating on this team. 9 of 10 and 1 game back of the almighty Red Sox, who all you bloggers say are so much better than the Yankees. Stop nitpicking and complaining about how bad they are all the time (47-33 is real bad, right?). There are way too many Yankee fan/bloggers out there who whine after a win. No MLB team is perfect, and it's about time you Yankee "fans" realized this.

Raven King said...

Dear Anonymous,
Welcome to Yankees Universe, where hate means love and Red Sox sucks.

cr1 said...

Back to hating:
Also ugly: Cano's mindlessness will last longer than Wang's recuperation, no matter how long CMW takes.

Steve said...

Have fun in Scranton, give my reguards to Kei

r1 said...

Just to make Anon happy here's some 'good':

Jeter and Teixeira will both start for the AL in the ASG.

Jeter was a given, Tex squeaked past Youk to give a nice Pinstripe flavor to the IF.

Ruthie said...

='(...tear drop..good game all around..wish my robbie could of got the job done.but it will ease up, i have all the faith in the world that he will get a grandslam before the year is over..../Raven King....that was funny!!

TribeGirl said...

I know you guys are on your way to down burgers and dogs with Pete Abe and the crew, but once again you have hurt my heart as ARod's BFF. Guys, he has 14 home runs, and you have his total incorrectly listed as 13. I know you like to get you digs in whenever you can, but this crosses the line. On behalf of ARod and children everywhere, I'm keeping my candle lit in the window until this travesty is fixed!!!!

Fred Trigger said...

heh. That title implies that cano couldnt resist sucking a wang.

cr1 said...

Joba has become a bore to watch.

Hoping to see Ace sooner rather than later. He pitches like this is not his first rodeo.

Quinn said...

you think gillette had a good day tiger federer and jeter all had huge days....

also i dont know if i speakf for anyone else, but i hate the red sox more than i like the yankees i think

JeterIsGod said...

I know Robbie can do better!

Roberto E. Alejandro said...

Robbie needs to do better, whether he can or not. We're back and will be posting about our trip shortly, but we're burnt out. we'll fix A-Rod's total as well, but then we'll make fun of him.

TribeGirl said...

Of course you'll make fun of him, but I can take my candle out of the window now - thanks!