Yankee Fans Relax, You Still Have a Good Team

Yes, last night was a disappointing moment for New York Yankee fans. With the acquisition of Giancarlo Stanton, Yankee fans had dreams of Stanton and Aaron Judge hitting 100 homers combined in a season. 

But unlike the great Yankee teams led by Derek Jeter, the 2018 Yanks lacked strong pitching and a lineup of hitters that worked counts and frustrated pitchers. Still, the Yankees are still in good position to compete for an number of years. They have a number of young talented players ready to step up, while older players like C.C. Sabathia and Brett Gardner have probably seen their last days in pinstripes.

Players like Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar (soon to be AL Rookie of the Year) have already produced at the major league level, with Chance Adams (P), Domingo Acevedo (P), and Clint Frazier (hopefully can get past concussion issues) seemingly ready to contribute at the next level.

24-hours have not even passed, and fans are already pining for Joe Girardi, talking about signing Manny Machado and Bryce Harper… STOP IT!!!!

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So Yankee fans, as my guy N.O.R.E. would say, “You Gotta RELAX!”

Of course, what do I know… I’m just a Mets fan that hates the Yankees 



As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!



I’m Begging for the Yankees to Lose, LOL!

It is well-known that I hate the New York Yankees, and I have no shame in displaying my hatred for the Yanks.

While watching Derek Jeter‘s last game, I booed the Yankee icon, which led to a Yankee fan to call me “Classless” and I enjoyed every minute of it. Well, until Jeter in classic Jeter fashion won the game in his last at-bat.

Moving on…

It has been a couple of years since the Yanks did anything good so my Yankee hate has been dormant, until now.

SMH, the Yanks are once again tormenting me with their winning ways and postseason miracles. After losing the first 2-games to the Houston Astros, they have come storming back winning 3 straight games in New York and are now 1-game away from the World Series.

Needless to say, I am sick to my stomach with all the Yankee love around NYC. All of sudden everyone is wearing their Yankee hats and jackets; where have all this paraphernalia been over the past couple of years?!?!?

But there’s still hope, the Houston Astros can save me by winning Game 6 & 7. So I am pretty much begging, lol

I love Houston, I consider Houston my 2nd home. I don’t believe I am asking for much. Just beat the Yankees and break the hearts of all Yankee fans, that’s it LOL!!

 

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

@Mets vs. @Yankees the 2015 Edition #SubwaySeries

Full Disclosure, I am a HARDCORE Mets fan and I hate the Yanks aka the Skanks!

Once again it’s that time of the year in the baseball season; New York Mets vs New York Yankees!

Inter-league play started back in 1997 and for Mets fans, outside of the 2000 World Series and the 2006 playoff run, Mets’ fans have looked forward to the Subway Series.

And after all these years the Subway Series has lost its initial luster, but now we have the 2015 edition of the Subway Series!

For the first time the two teams will meet with both teams in 1st place, and both teams coming in on a high note.

The Mets are currently riding a 11-game winning streak and owning the best record in baseball (13-3). Their young squad with pitching studs Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom, 2014 Gold-Glove center fielder Juan Lagares, rising star behind the plate Travis d’Arnaud (injured), and Lucas Duda are leading a revival in Queens. Of course we cannot forget about the ‘Captain’ David Wright who was looking like his old self before straining his hamstring.

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The Yankees after a slow start, finished a strong road-trip going 7-3 and taking 2 out of 3 from the powerful Detroit Tigers. Working thru a transition from the golden age of the ‘Core 4’ (Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada, and Andy Pettitte), the Yanks veterans seem to be coming together with unlikely heroes in Alex Rodriguez and former Mets cast-off Chris Young. Jacob Ellsbury, Brett Gardner and Mark Teixeira round out this experienced team. If they can live up to their impressive resumes they will be a tough team offensively.

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This should be a great series, as a Mets fan I am beyond excited! Looking forward to seeing deGrom and Harvey cleanup the Bronx!!!!

HAHA, anyone that knows me knew I was going to at least take one shot at the Skanks!

Let’s Go Mets!!!!!!!!!

#TakeTheDamnThing

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As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

Derek Jeter Hurt Again…

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So not only are the New York Yankees getting their asses handed to them by the Red Sox this weekend, but now it looks like the ‘Captain’ Derek Jeter may have re-injured his surgically repaired ankle.  Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that the reason Jeter left the Yankees vs. Red Sox game was due to an apparent injury in the area of the ankle he broke in last season playoffs.

Replays show Jeter wincing as he attempted to make a throw to 1st from deep in the hole at shortstop.

Back in spring training Jeter was shutdown as he suffered a setback in returning from the initial surgery.  Another injury to that ankle and it may force him and the Yankees to think about moving from shortstop.

I know, I know that’s blasphemy but shortstop is too demanding of a position if Jeter cannot stay healthy.  Let’s not forget the strained calf the ‘Captain’ had, injuries to the legs for a shortstop is not a good thing.

What about a move to 3rd base, I mean there is a certain player over there who could be suspended for a VERY long time (Alex Rodriguez).  Or what about 2nd base, there is a player over there now who may sign somewhere else for big money  (Robinson Cano).

Oh well, bottom line Jeter is old and the Yankees have a whole a lot of issues and not much upside!

By the way, how many more years on Jeter’s contract???

Update – CT Scan on Jeter’s ankle is negative, Yankees will send his results to Dr. Robert Anderson who performed the surgery on his ankle!

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!!

Now the Yankees wanna fight…

So now the Yankees wanna fight….

After getting beat up physically and mentally by their hated rivals the Boston Red Sox, the NY Yankees decided that they would not be pushed around by the Cleveland Indians.  After Fausto Carmona gave up a bomb to Curtis Granderson, he decided to send a message to the next batter… Mark Teixeira.

Carmona threw a high fastball right at Tex hitting him in the back and sending him to the dirt; being that he was already hit earlier in the week I guess he had enough.  Tex got up and let Carmona just how he felt and that led to the benches being cleared.  No punches were thrown but at least the Yanks got up off their asses and did something.

BUT….

Why wait until now to clear the bench?

After the game Girardi talked about being tired of his players getting hit, and all that talk sounds great.  Unfortunately the Yankees are still SOFT!!!

And the reason why I am saying they are still soft is because they waited until the Red Soxs left town to open their mouths.  Where was all this fight when Boston was hitting Jeter, Rodriguez and Tex?  The Yanks wanted no piece of Boston but they were quick to go at the Indians, LOL!!

The past week has shown who the Big Dawgs in the AL East and it’s NOT the NY Yankees, they better get their weight up before Boston runs away with the division.

By the way, Alex Rodriguez hit a homerun in today’s game and then was hit later on in the game.  It Looks like teams are flat-out challenging the Yanks, the pitchers for the Yankees better step up and protect their teammates or else there are going to be problems internally with the Yanks!!

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

Now You Want to Be Tough on Jeter???

So I wake up this morning and I see that longtime Yankee fan Stephen A Smith, wants to be tough on Derek Jeter.

Really???

Now you wanna be tough on Jeter Stephen A?  Dawg, you’re LATE to the game.  Stephen A is criticizing Jeter for his lack of productivity so far this season; ummmm…. NEWS FLASH Stephen, Derek Jeter is 36 years old!!!  What about last season gave you the idea that Jeter was going to have a productive season in 2011?

I know I know, it’s still early in the season and Jeter could turn this round and I actually think he will.  I don’t believe Jeter will hit .300 but he could be a .275 – .280 hitter.

I guess what pisses me off about all this is that so-called sports reporter Stephen A Smith is trying to come across as being tough on Jeter.  In my opinion Stephen A. is being the ULTIMATE MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK!  It’s easy to criticize Jeter right NOW, his numbers are terrible (at least for Derek Jeter standards).  You’re not being “TOUGH” on Jeter your just being “Captain Obvious”.  Anyone watching a Yankee game could have told us that Jeter is struggling.  Stephen A. likes to yell and rant in interviews and on the radio and show he has the biggest mouth in the room.  How about you show us some creativity Stephen A and report something I didn’t already know.

Step ya game up bruh, I am sure ESPN is paying you a lot of money to be a lil more creative with your reporting.

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

Arrogance of Yankee fans…

So if you heard that loud annoying noise last night around midnight (eastern), it was Yankee fans crying about the news that Cliff Lee was going to sign with Philadelphia Phillies.  Don’t confuse the Yankee fans crying with the sobbing of Houston Texans as once again they lost a game in heartbreaking fashion, but that story is for another day; LOL!

Back to Yankee fans, the typical NY Yankee fan is so arrogant that they feel EVERY free agent should sign with them and that going anywhere else is like turning down the advances of Selita Ebanks.  After the disbelief of the idea that the #1 free agent on the market Cliff Lee would tell the Yankees no, fans of the Bronx Bombers began to go after the mental makeup Lee and his wife.  Seriously, was it not enough that classless Yankee fans rudely heckled Lee’s wife during the ALCS last year at Yankee Stadium?

In my opinion any attack on Lee’s mental makeup is just silly, and any comparison to LeBron not wanting to come to the Knicks is off as well.  In the case of LeBron you can say LeBron was wanting to avoid being the man as basketball is more of an individual sport than baseball.  Bron would have had the focus of the NY media on him every day as he would be playing every game.  Unlike LeBron, Lee would only pitch every 5 days while sharing the marquee with other Yankee players like Jeter, Robinson Cano, Alex Rodriguez and Mariano Rivera.  Keep in mind that for the past 2 seasons Lee has been a hired gun that has been thrown into the fire of stretch runs for teams making a push for the playoffs.  He also has been the #1 pitcher leading teams in the playoffs…

Postseason Pitching Statistics
SEASON G GS CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB SO W L SV HLD BLSV WHIP ERA
2009 5 5 2 0 40.1 27 10 7 0 6 33 4 0 0 0 0.82 1.56
2010 5 5 1 0 35.2 27 12 11 2 2 47 3 2 0 0 0.81 2.78
Total 10 10 3 0 76.0 54 22 18 2 8 80 7 2 0 0 0.82 2.13

Sorry Yankee fans but these are not the numbers of some one scared to pitch on the big stage, LOL!  As a matter of fact Lee has done it in Yankee Stadium as an opposing pitcher, which is worse than playing for the home team.  Yankee fans will just have to get over it and realize Lee just likes Philly better; yes there are people out there not obsessed with NYC and being part of that scene.  It’s even coming out that Lee never wanted to leave Philly last season when he was traded.  If you want to question Lee’s intelligence, well that is a different story… LOL, who wants to live in PHILLY!  At the end of the day Yankee fans should applaud Lee for not just being about the money and coming to NY to cash checks.  It will truly be OK Yankee fans, you still have C.C. Sabathia…

Now as a Mets fan, I am the one that should be mad!!!!

WTF, now my squad which has no money to spend not only has to deal with Roy “Doc” Halladay but now in a 3 game series we could be facing Halladay, Lee, and Hamels/Oswalt!! Screw a Yankees fan, I am the one who should be crying, HAHA!!!

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!!