Back to School Special: Yanks-Royals Gamer I

Summer ends tomorrow, but the Yanks kick off what should be an exciting fall season tonight in Kansas City with their division in hand and league-leading Detroit in their crosshairs. Alex Rodriguez, erstwhile k-machine and boo magnet, is hotter than an afternoon in Falluja, and only slightly less dangerous. Presumptive-MVP Derek Jeter is continuing his assault on the batting title lead and its temporary custodian, Joe Mauer. On the mound, Chien-Ming Wang is defying those who claim he has pitched beyond his limit. Lesson of the day for the Royals and the rest of MLB: tangle with a predator at your peril.

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  • In case you were wondering, courtesy of Peter Abraham:
    Johnny Damon CF
    Derek Jeter SS
    Bobby Abreu RF
    Jason Giambi DH
    Alex Rodriguez 3B
    Jorge Posada C
    Robinson Cano 2B
    Melky Cabrera LF
    Aaron Guiel 1B
    Chien-Ming Wang RHP (16-5, 3.66)
    David DeJesus LF
    Mark Grudzielanek 2B
    Mark Teahen 3B
    Mike Sweeney DH
    Ryan Shealy 1B
    Emil Brown RF
    John Buck C
    Angel Berroa SS
    Joey Gathright CF
    Luke Hudson RHP (7-5, 5.60)

    YF September 4, 2006, 6:34 pm
  • Wow, YF, using a man’s premature death to highlight one of your special Yankees. What’s next, making fun of Jon Lester’s cancer?

    SF September 4, 2006, 7:22 pm
  • Well SF,
    Yyou have to admit…in the case of Irwin…you kind of expected it.

    walein September 4, 2006, 8:23 pm
  • Wang’s shutout gone in the first.

    walein September 4, 2006, 8:24 pm
  • In lieu of a competitive Sox team, seems like SF is taking out his frustrations on YF!

    YF September 4, 2006, 9:24 pm
  • Jeter almost makes a fantastic play to get Gathright but Joey is too speedy.

    attackgerbil September 4, 2006, 9:47 pm
  • VERY late time called there. I thought Wang was already going into his delivery.
    Then Jorge nails Gathright trying commit larceny.

    attackgerbil September 4, 2006, 9:48 pm
  • Robi hits a grounder back up the middle.

    attackgerbil September 4, 2006, 9:53 pm
  • Nice late game offensive explosion.
    Good job Jorgie, Abreu, and the rest.

    bloodyank78 September 4, 2006, 11:56 pm

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