Tuesday, September 29, 2009

I Can't Beleive That Just Happened

The Good

What wasn't good about yesterdays game? (find the answer in "The Bad" section of this post). We paraded out our Triple A team, with Gaudin on the mound, and we walked out with an 8-2 win. Gaudin went 6.2 innings allowing two runs. Aceves pitched two perfect innings in relief. On the offense side, Cano hit a grandslam to help break the game open in the 7th. Ramiro Pena hit his first major league homerun.

The Bad

Poor Juan Miranda was not invited to the hits party last night, going 0-4 with two strikeouts. The only starter to do so.

The Ugly

Though many of the regulars got the day off to work off their assorted hangovers and post-celebration problems, a few had to show up and play. Cano, Melky and Posada were all in the lineup yesterday. I wonder how they figure out who has to come back and play the next day.

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. Robinson Cano hit a grandslam, and Ramiro Pena hit his first big league homerun. Good news for children's health.

Jorge Posada 22hr = $22.00
Hideki Matsui 28hr = $28.00
Derek Jeter 17hr = $17.00
Mark Teixeira 38hr = $38.00
Nick Swisher 27hr = $27.00
Robinson Cano 25hr = $25.00
Johnny Damon 24hr = $24.00
Melky Cabrera 13hr = $13.00
Jose Molina 1hr = $1.00
Alex Rodriguez 28hr = $28.00
Brett Gardner 3hr = $3.00
Francisco Cervelli 1hr = $1.00
Eric Hinske 7hr = $7.00
Jerry Hairston Jr. 2hr = $2.00
Ramiro Pena 1hr = $1.00
Total = $235.00

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.


cheshirecat9 said...

I love this team. I am starting to feel like this week is like the last week of spring training though. I appreciate watching the team win, but I am impatient to get back to games that matter! Hopefully CC gets his 20th, Damon get's his 25th and Tex gets his 40.

Fernando Alejandro said...

I hear you. We still have 5 more games before we get to ones that matter. I think the thing to watch for now is personal achievements (as you mentioned), and keep track of how the starters do. Burnett and Joba especially.