THE OAKLAND ATHLETICS HAVE ADVANCED PAST THE ALDS!
In case you've been living under a rock (Iraq?) for the last 24 hours, the Oakland Athletics completed the Sweep of the Minnesota Twins!
Or according to ESPN, the Twins lost the series by playing 'untwin baseball' to an unknown team.
But Hey! Curse? What Curse!?
From the game, my favorite part?When he came up with two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh, the sellout crowd began a thunderous chorus of "Marco! Scutaro! Marco! Scutaro!'' He lofted a bases-clearing double down the right-field line, and, with the crowd still roaring and chanting, Scutaro waved from second, then pointed heavenward.
Meanwhile, something even more bizare is in the works!The Athletics are exploring the possibility of adding Keith Ginter to the ALCS roster to replace the injured Mark Ellis.
Ginter declared free agency after the minor-league season was over. Both the players' union and the commissioner's office have given Oakland the go-ahead to do so if Ginter receives a 2007 contract. This is the first time a situation like this has ever occurred. "I said if they want me, I'm ready," Ginter said. "It would be crazy, but I'd be all for it."
And some Notes for yas