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Yankees Drive to Santa Rosa, Repeatedly Kick Me in Junk, Laugh, Leave

"Hey, look! We perform up to the level our salary dictates!  Woo! Imma go buy an island!"
"Hey, look! We perform up to the level our salary dictates! Woo! Imma go buy an island!"

Aver and swear to me, my brother, that once we were lost and now we are found, was blind, but now I see.

  • Most runs ever allowed by an Oakland A's team.
  • Longest nine inning game ever played by an Oakland A's team.
  • First time in baseball history a team has hit three grand slams.
  • Most walks ever allowed by an Oakland A's bullpen.



They played a marathon game. It lasted longer than the out-loud reading PBS does of Ulysses in NYC every June 16th. Not gonna recap that.  Damn Yankees kept scoring and scoring and scoring.  I do not like them.

It was officially the longest nine inning game in Oakland A's history.  Seventh time in A's history that a nine inning game went longer than four hours.

The Oakland A's got crushed.  Spirit and soul.  Body, mind, spirit.  We despise you, New York.  If you ever wonder why so many teams have so much vitriol built up around you, this game is a microcosm why.  

A new A's bullpen record of a dozen walks. Three grand slams. First time ever that's been done.

The simple fact is this: the New York Yankees are bullies.

They exploited a dubious strike zone and exploited the small band box they play in.  They exploited the fact that they...have a better team than the A's do.

Take another walk, Jeter, you douche.

God, I despise the Yankees.

There is nothing good about this game.  There is nothing positive to report.  No good can come of this, save for the fact that the ballgame eventually ended.

We had a six run lead at one point.  That seems unbelievable from this vantage point.

Not only was it painful, it was long.  It was drawn out.  It was just a bad, bad time.

I had to be here, AN.  What's your excuse?

A's to Boston tomorrow.  Gio pitching.

Now...who has ice?

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3 game series vs Red Sox @ Fenway Park

Oakland Athletics
@ Boston Red Sox

Friday, Aug 26, 2011, 4:10 PM PDT
Fenway Park

Gio Gonzalez vs Tim Wakefield

Clear. Winds blowing in from left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.


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