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    Quote Originally Posted by sk8er1964 View Post
    The Tigers were pacing themselves.
    I'll grant you that one...

    The Cards are loathsome, though - no need to have a second wildcard in the playoffs. Being something of a purist I sometimes wonder if even one wildcard is needed, but OTOH, I don't think baseball needs another situation like the 1993 Giants watching the playoffs on TV, exciting as that race was.

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    Ugh, I usually root for the National League, but I don't think I can root for the Cards this time. Hoping for a miracle for the Giants!
    I think I will have a snack and take a nap before I eat and go to sleep.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sk8er1964 View Post
    I was at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra concert last night (side note, they played Bolero and I could see Torvill and Dean skating to it in my mind's eye ), and at the very end of the concert the orchestra played Go Get 'Em Tigers and the audience sung the refrain. It was pretty fun.
    Loved hearing it after yesterday's win!

    Too bad the Cards are looking good to advance. I can see them repeating. Was fun when the Blue Jays did it ages ago, not so much this time.

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    The Giants have been slain. They just won't go home.
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    Zito!

    When I saw him in spring training, he was terrible. Then he pitched that complete game (!) shutout (!!) in Colorado (!!!) and he's been so much better since then.

    And that bunt tonight was sweet. Well done.

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    Woohoo! A la LL Cool J, "Going back to Cali"!!!

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    Oh, I wanted to mention this. I heard an interview on the radio with Jim Leland today. He talked about 2006 and the problems they had with the long wait between the end of their championship series and the start of the World Series. The same as they have now. In 2006, they did regular work outs at Ford Field (the domed football field), and they felt that they started out very sluggish. This year, starting tomorrow, they will be playing games against the Florida instructional league team (the league just ended) at Comerica Park. At least tomorrow and Sunday. Then they will evaluate what they need to do until the Series starts.

    Smart.

    ETA - this is, of course, the Tigers I am talkig about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by milanessa View Post
    The Giants have been slain. They just won't go home.
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    I might have spoken too soon.
    Can you do it again?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sk8er1964 View Post
    Oh, I wanted to mention this. I heard an interview on the radio with Jim Leland today. He talked about 2006 and the problems they had with the long wait between the end of their championship series and the start of the World Series. The same as they have now. In 2006, they did regular work outs at Ford Field (the domed football field), and they felt that they started out very sluggish. This year, starting tomorrow, they will be playing games against the Florida instructional league team (the league just ended) at Comerica Park. At least tomorrow and Sunday. Then they will evaluate what they need to do until the Series starts.

    Smart.

    ETA - this is, of course, the Tigers I am talkig about.
    Jim Leyland? Wasn't he the manager of The Pirates who the Braves beat in the NLCS two years in a row?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyn View Post
    Jim Leyland? Wasn't he the manager of The Pirates who the Braves beat in the NLCS two years in a row?
    Yes. I still remember Andy Van Slyke just sitting in center field after they lost the second time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PrincessLeppard View Post
    Yes. I still remember Andy Van Slyke just sitting in center field after they lost the second time.
    I must have missed that as I was more focused on Sid Bream and his broke-down knees giving it his all to score and the team pile-up when they won.
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    Andy was a totally hottie. So, you know, that's kind of where I focused my attention.....

    Sadly, his son Scott, who plays for the eville Dodgers, inherited his father's gorgeous eyes, but not his fantastic physique. And butt. Andy had a nice ass.

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    This series is going to be the death of me.

    Go Giants!

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    PL, if it makes you feel any better, I'm pulling for the Giants this go around .
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    So it's all up to tonight, eys?

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    Does anyone here know CPR? Or have smelling salts handy? I know somewhere earlier in this thread, I would be fine with just the Giants even making it to the post-season. I didn't expect them to go this far with all the chaos of the year.

    I am not going to survive tonight.


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    Clutch your Beard doll and all should be fine!

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    Just watch the debate, PL. Less stress.
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