Game On! (Yankees-Athletics Edition)

Forget the NCAA finals, today is all about baseball.  And we’re not talking book readings either, though we did have a fantastic time watching our major sponsor present a couple of snippets from his fantastic book.  Rather, this afternoon our beloved Sox sprung out of the gate with what we hope is a harbinger of things to come: Coco darting from first to home lickety split (man is he quick).  Lowell showing the batspeed that made him a solid hitter.  Curt making us forget about what he says and remember how he pitches.  And Papi.  There’s always Papi.

But the Sox are done, and tonight the Yankees start their season.  We hope it’s portentous.  We have visions: Randy slipping on that phony knee of his, consumed by distracting thoughts of a love child.  Damon rubber arming a throw on four hops to the cutoff man.  Torre’s brain trust exhibiting all the smarts of a Hilton sister. The first of many days looking up in the standings.  So enjoy the hopes of this opening day, and consider this your open thread for all things Yankees/Athletics.  We’ll be sleeping on the top of the standings, dreaming of pennants.

19 comments… add one
  • Heckuva job, A-Rod!

    SF April 3, 2006, 10:24 pm
  • (we’re not sleeping just yet)

    SF April 3, 2006, 10:25 pm
  • That was a cue shot and Giambi should have caught that throw. Giambi gets the error.

    whatever April 3, 2006, 10:33 pm
  • Zito having control problems. Yanks need to capitalize before he finds himself.

    whatever April 3, 2006, 10:37 pm
  • Bern Baby Bern!

    whatever April 3, 2006, 10:39 pm
  • A-Rod should have caught it. And Giambi should have caught it. Bad play all around.

    SF April 3, 2006, 10:40 pm
  • Jeets! 3-0!

    YF April 3, 2006, 10:45 pm
  • Damon ribbie, Jeter ribbie, how about a knockout blow?

    whatever April 3, 2006, 10:45 pm
  • That’ll do…

    whatever April 3, 2006, 10:49 pm
  • A-ROD!!!!!
    MVP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    YF April 3, 2006, 10:49 pm
  • The Big Hurt. Ouch.

    whatever April 3, 2006, 11:04 pm
  • nice start by johnny d
    who will now channel joe d for 4 years

    john April 3, 2006, 11:05 pm
  • nice start by johnny d
    who will now channel joe d for 4 years

    john April 3, 2006, 11:06 pm
  • BANZAI!!!

    whatever April 3, 2006, 11:29 pm
  • Oh man. 3-run jack for Matsui. 11-1. Guess missing the WBC paid off. Woof.

    YF April 3, 2006, 11:29 pm
  • and speaking of the wbc — can we call the game now?

    john April 3, 2006, 11:34 pm
  • Ho Hum, 13-1, Yanks, after 5. I bet SF went to bed.

    whatever April 4, 2006, 12:10 am
  • the Yanks are currently the most dominant team in baseball

    NickYF April 4, 2006, 12:15 am
  • 15-2 final. Play of the game: ARod’s Grand Salami.
    Not a bad way to open the season.
    Good night and good luck.

    whatever April 4, 2006, 1:42 am

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