Today, I debated with myself over whether to acknowledge the dramatic comeback by the Yankees on Tuesday.

Sarah 1: Holy shit! I can’t believe they came back from a 9-run deficit!

Sarah 2: Ugh, but the box score is like the most hideous thing ever. Those pitchers should be forced to pay some sort of fine. 33 hits in the game!

Sarah 1: But did you see that walk-off homer?

Sarah 2: Yeah, and I saw the joke of a game that preceded it. The Yanks took the lead in the sixth, gave it up again in the top of the seventh, got it back in in the bottom of the inning, and then let the Rangers tie it up before regaining the lead in the bottom of the ninth. That is some ugly, ugly baseball.

Sarah 1: I believe that’s what the public calls “excitement.” You’re just being all pissy because it’s the Yankees.

Sarah 2: Well, duh.

Sarah 1: Good point, dude. I concede in the face of your airtight logic.

Thus convinced, I finally decided that the Yankees’ feat did not merit a full tip of the hat. They are, after all, the Yankees. However, in the spirit of sportsmanship, I will award them a brief, curt head-nod of recognition.

Yuurghh. Now I feel like I need a shower.

10 Responses to “Yeah, yeah.”

  1. More importantly, what the hell do you so with an Aaron Small mini-baseball coupon?

  2. Jorge Posada and I’m totally guessing…

  3. Coley Ward says:

    NOO! Somebody already guessed Posada. It’s not Posada.

  4. Sarah Green says:

    Could it possibly be my hero, Captain Fenway, aka Jason Varitek??

  5. Varitek is a good guess too, but incorrect.

  6. Chipper Jones is my guess…

  7. Coley Ward says:

    Nobody’s gotten it yet…

  8. Nick Kapur says:

    I will guess Bernie Williams.

  9. And you would be right, Nick! New trivia next week!

  10. Nick Kapur says:

    Wow, cool!

    That was a good trivia question – really hard, but ultimately somewhat guess-able…

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