Wednesday, October 20, 2010

ALCS Game 5 Thread: Rangers @ Yankees, 1p

C.J. Wilson (1-0, 2.03) vs. CC Sabathia (1-0, 7.20).

COMMENTS: Maybe the ALCS isn't all it was cracked up to be, because, like a Metamucil user, New York is on the brink of elimination. The heavily favored (by me, anyway) Yankees have been clobbered into submission by the Rangers, who have outscored them 30-11 in their first four games. Most impressive.

But in order to advance to the World Series, Texas has to get through New York's $161-million man, Sabathia. Can an ace turn a series around? Expect CC to throw BB's today, and perhaps he'll make the Rangers look like an AAA team. If he doesn't, Joe Girardi might have to start looking for another job.

Degree of difficulty: Tex is toast.

screengrab via Big League Stew

74 comments:

Steve Sax said...

Let's go, Rangers!

Dusty Baker said...

Rangers rule!

Fred's Brim said...

Yankees don't!

Spanky said...

Jetah and A-Roid can kiss my bootay!

MeanieBreanie said...

The Yankees are sweating like a virgin at a prison rodeo.
(Texas saying)

GO RANGERS!

karen said...

I'm going out on a limb and saying that the Rangers will win today and have a few days to rest up and clobber the Phiwwies or gnats

Betsy said...

You guys are the bright point of any day! Go Rangers!!

Josh S. said...

Go go Texas Rangers!
You mighty mashin' Texas Rangers!

(I'll just continue to try to ignore who used to own you and continues to sit in the front row for your games.)

Spanky said...
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Dusty Baker said...

Excellent avatar, Betsy!

rbnlaw said...

I've always like Rangers more than Celtic, as far as Glasgow teams are concerned.

Grandpa was a Glaswegian. He was a Rangers man.

I say, Go Rangers!

*gives kiss of death*

Steve Sax said...

@Orel: nice job with the last pun.

By the end of the day, will it be "Texas toasts (victory)"?

Josh S. said...

Orel and Sax need to replace the pun writers at MLB.com. "Texas pain-saw massacre"? What the hell does that even mean?

rbnlaw said...

Rangers and Valencia tied at 1 at Ibrox.
American Maurice Edu with an own-goal.

Bollocks.

Spanky said...

Fuck The Yanks
Fuck The Gnats
Fuck The Phils
Fuck Soccer



*throws self on ground acting hurt like a Gnat fan*

rbnlaw said...

The Texas Pain-Saw massa-cree
Took my baby away from me.

#Ramones

rbnlaw said...

But Spankatopia,
Ajax won yesterday.

Spanky said...

Ajax cleaned my tub yesterday too, RB

Spanky said...

Like that Old school Ramone Shout out BTW

Spanky said...

Ebonics up in this biatch already.

Spanky said...

O'Douls with a base hit after DP

Spanky said...

Eh. Fuck you Yanks

Dusty Baker said...

OT:

FUCK THE GNATS!

MR. F said...

FUCK THE GNATS is never off topic.

Spanky said...

Gotta put some duct tape on dem bats

Dusty Baker said...

Glad to know you're on the right side of history with your Glasgow clubs, RBN!

MeanieBreanie said...

According to the esteemed journalists at TMZ this is why the Yankees have choked:

http://tiny.cc/yi56u

Spanky said...

I Hate you Posada



A-Roid can pre-game meal on this

Spanky said...

FUCK YOU A-ROID

Spanky said...

Fucking Bad News Bears. WTF!

Josh S. said...

Wuh-oh.

Spanky said...

Sideburns looks like he wants to cry.Punk.

rbnlaw said...

Crap. I knew I gave the kiss of death.

Guy I work with is Irish. We agree on Arsenal; disagree on Rangers/Celtic.

Ajax beats Scrubbing Bubbles!

MR. F said...

Stupid Swisher.

MR. F said...

Stupid Robinson Crusoe.

Josh S. said...

Nooooooooooooooooo!

karen said...

I just got home and the Yankmes are leading 5-0?? WTF?

rbnlaw said...

Fucking Rangers.

karen said...

I saw the Swisher and Cano homers, how did they get the other 3 runs?

rbnlaw said...

They cheated.

They are the fucking Yank-a-pees.

Fuckers, all of 'em.

MR. F said...

True story.

Josh S. said...

It's only the 4th. I'll cry when the 27th out is made.

#karinaismyhomegirl

MR. F said...

Yeah. This is the Rangers offense, not the Dodgers offense.

MR. F said...

Plus, cheaters never prosper.

Steve Sax said...

NLCS Game 4 GT is up.

karen said...

Another 1st basemen bites the dust!!

Ahhhh, he's up and taking his position =(

MR. F said...

Yankees should just forfeit with all their 1B's going down.

Josh S. said...

Much better, CJ.

Josh S. said...

MISTER MISTY MAY!!

karen said...

Crap. UJTD.

MR. F said...

UJTD?

karen said...

Mr.F--Vinnie's famous "up jumps the devil" during a Dodger/Gnat game this season when the gnats hit into a DP.

karen said...

swisher has to hold up at 3rd...what a damn shame =)

MR. F said...

Ah, thanks. I think I asked that before (and forgot since).

karen said...

So much for pitching duels these last few games

MR. F said...

6-2

Josh S. said...

CC's out. OK, Rangers, you have two innings to do something before Chalupa Man comes in.

Josh S. said...

Elvis has left 2nd base.

Dammit.

Mr. LA Sports Guy said...

Jonathan Bernier is starting in the net for LA tonight? I'm holding my breath.

#hockeytalk

Mr. LA Sports Guy said...

I wish I could jump higher.

#honkytalk

Mr. Customer said...

I wonder if that deal with the devil the Sox signed to be able to hit Mariano is still available.

Fred's Brim said...

this game is boring

Fred's Brim said...

the guy from Psych just hit a homerun

Josh S. said...

Welp, this one's done.

Josh S. said...

(I know what I said earlier.)

MR. F said...

Muy.

Mr. Customer said...

Last licks.

Josh S. said...

OK, Rangers, last pep talk: This guy's like 100 years old and only knows one pitch. You got this!

Josh S. said...

I don't think they heard me.

Mr. LA Sports Guy said...

At least Mitch Moreland still cares.

Josh S. said...

Nice AB, Mitch.

Josh S. said...

Eh, it's sweeter to win at home anyway.

Mr. LA Sports Guy said...

That's game.

Mr. Customer said...

Well, that's that. I hope Phil Hughes gets the full Arlington launching pad experience.