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  • It's not that we didn't know the Yankees liked to cheat but to be so obvious he was asking to get tossed. Brings me back memories of the Jeter Oscar award winning performance a few years ago.
    All it takes for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing. -Unknown

    A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. -Nelson Mandela

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    • Originally posted by RaysFan_98 View Post
      It's not that we didn't know the Yankees liked to cheat but to be so obvious he was asking to get tossed. Brings me back memories of the Jeter Oscar award winning performance a few years ago.
      Anger Management was OK until the last half hour.
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      • What in tarnation was he thinking?
        "He's tougher than a railroad sandwich."
        "You'se Got The Eye Of An Eagle."

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        • Originally posted by TonyK View Post
          Where was the Yankees pitching coach when all of this was going on? Was he too busy eating a few Fenway Franks and washing them down with a Sam Adams?

          Pineda struggled in the 1st inning and gave up some runs. Shouldn't you grab him when he returns to the dugout and sit him down and discuss why he was having problems gripping the baseball? No, let him wander around until he spots the stash of pine tar, and grabs a hunk to lather his neck with it. Nobody noticed him leaving the dugout to pitch the 2nd inning looking like a Dominican Harry Potter...McCann, Girardi, Jeter, and not even his pitching coach! If it was someone else's idea then why the neck rather than someplace less noticeable. I didn't see him once touch his neck.

          At least he didn't walk out to the mound with a syringe hanging from his butt.
          - Excellent! -
          You paint a great picture of the Yankees we've all come to know and 'love'. -
          Ken Fougère

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          • Originally posted by Captain Cold Nose View Post
            Anger Management was OK until the last half hour.
            Not quite what I meant lol
            All it takes for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing. -Unknown

            A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. -Nelson Mandela

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            • Mike Carp---the new ace of the Red Sox staff.

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              • Originally posted by KenFougere View Post
                - Excellent! -
                You paint a great picture of the Yankees we've all come to know and 'love'. -
                Yeah, it's just the Yankees [see Jon Lester in Game 1 of the 2013 World Series].

                Also, I never complained about this. Mostly because he used it when he pitched for us! Further, anyone who pitched college ball in the Northern U.S. (season starts in March) has used pine tar to keep a grip on the ball. Myself included. [Please note that, unlike <ah-hem> Vaseline, pine tar does not alter the flight of the ball.]

                The real thing here is he was so blatant. It's disrespectful to the Red Sox, an affront to the umpire, and an embarrassment to the Yankees.
                Last edited by YankeeMan; 04-24-2014, 10:02 PM.
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                • Both teams come out of this series licking their wounds. My only excuse for the poor fielding by the Red Sox is the cold weather.
                  "He's tougher than a railroad sandwich."
                  "You'se Got The Eye Of An Eagle."

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                  • Originally posted by YankeeMan View Post
                    Yeah, it's just the Yankees [see Jon Lester in Game 1 of the 2013 World Series].

                    Also, I never complained about this. Mostly because he used it when he pitched for us! Further, anyone who pitched college ball in the Northern U.S. (season starts in March) has used pine tar to keep a grip on the ball. Myself included. [Please note that, unlike <ah-hem> Vaseline, pine tar does not alter the flight of the ball.]

                    The real thing here is he was so blatant. It's disrespectful to the Red Sox, an affront to the umpire, and an embarrassment to the Yankees.
                    Where did you pitch?
                    "He's tougher than a railroad sandwich."
                    "You'se Got The Eye Of An Eagle."

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                    • Originally posted by TonyK View Post
                      Where did you pitch?

                      Are you new here at BBF? Because I might have mentioned it once or twice...

                      It was at a very small school you may not of heard of...
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                      • Originally posted by YankeeMan View Post

                        Are you new here at BBF? Because I might have mentioned it once or twice...

                        It was at a very small school you may not of heard of...
                        It's a small Midwestern school but I've heard of it. I won't knock Yankees pitching on this thread.

                        I see Paul O'Neill's nephew is in the Yankees organization now. He has some speed according to your school's website.. They better buy a few more sturdy water coolers.
                        "He's tougher than a railroad sandwich."
                        "You'se Got The Eye Of An Eagle."

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                        • Pine tar does more than just provide grip. Better grip gives pitches more bite and movement. It's not erratic movement like greasing a ball. But pine tar enhances performance. The thing is MLB hitters would rather the pitcher have better bite on his movement than take a poorly gripped pitch in the ribs in cold weather.

                          Pinieda has a reputation for being intellectually several notches below rocket scientist. To be more pointed he's not the sharpest tool in the shed. All he had to do was put the pine tar in the palm of his glove glove hand or under his visor.
                          Last edited by JetSixty; 04-26-2014, 01:45 PM.

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                          • Originally posted by TonyK View Post
                            It's a small Midwestern school but I've heard of it...

                            I was joking. The University of Michigan is one of the largest universities in the country. Indeed, Michigan Stadium has the largest seating capacity of any stadium in the U.S., the university also has the largest (in population) living alumni in the world, had a U.S. President (Ford) as an alum, and, further, the Apollo 15 mission had an all U-M Alumni crew.

                            And don't get me started on the successes of the football team... Or the best "fight song" ever!
                            WORLD CHAMPIONS!

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                            1947 • 1949 • 1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1956 • 1958 • 1961 • 1962


                            1977 • 1978 • 1996 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2009

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                            • Originally posted by YankeeMan View Post

                              I was joking. The University of Michigan is one of the largest universities in the country. Indeed, Michigan Stadium has the largest seating capacity of any stadium in the U.S., the university also has the largest (in population) living alumni in the world, had a U.S. President (Ford) as an alum, and, further, the Apollo 15 mission had an all U-M Alumni crew.

                              And don't get me started on the successes of the football team... Or the best "fight song" ever!

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                              "On Wisconsin"???

                              (That was my high school's fight song)

                              What goes "first, second, third, home...first, second, third, home...?"

                              A Wolverine batter waiting for his turn at bat.

                              You are obviously proud of your alma mater as you should be. Mine only produced one mayor and a few stoned out paragliders. But we had a great view of the largest Section 8 housing this side of Detroit.
                              "He's tougher than a railroad sandwich."
                              "You'se Got The Eye Of An Eagle."

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                              • Originally posted by YankeeMan View Post

                                I was joking. The University of Michigan is one of the largest universities in the country. Indeed, Michigan Stadium has the largest seating capacity of any stadium in the U.S., the university also has the largest (in population) living alumni in the world, had a U.S. President (Ford) as an alum, and, further, the Apollo 15 mission had an all U-M Alumni crew.

                                And don't get me started on the successes of the football team... Or the best "fight song" ever!

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                                I'm probably wrong but, didn't a very famous NFL quarterback graduate from Michigan too? -
                                He may of had some success playing, I'm not sure? He may have been a sixth round draft chioce? -



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                                It might help if you picture him playing in heavy snow.
                                Last edited by KenFougere; 04-26-2014, 11:53 PM.
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