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Daily Yankees Predictions 5/15/14: A Clash of Rookies to end the Subway Series

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It's pretty clear that our pitching staff is Tanaka and four people not named Tanaka. However, suddenly a new challenger has appeared. Chase Whitley will make his major league debut tonight. Also, it's a pointstravaganza in the PSA DP thread today!

Masahiro Tanaka saw that the Yankees had not won since he last pitched. The Yankees were in need of a win to end their four game losing streak. So, he pitched a complete game, four hit, eight strikeout, no walk shutout. Tanaka's pretty good at this pitching thing. Sigh, why does it take so long for him to pitch again?

Meanwhile, let's break some records!

5/14/14 Daily Prediction Answers

1. How many innings does the Yankee starter pitch? 9
2. How many relief pitchers do the opponents use? 2
3. Total number of hits? 4 (Home) / 8 (Away)
4. Total number of combined home runs? 2
5. Total number of Yankees left on base? 6
6. Name one Yankee you think will have the most RBIs Jeter/Solarte/Teixeira
7. Name one Yankee you think will hit a home run tonight Teixeira/Solarte
8. Best overall Yankee of the night? Tanaka

The Aarons were 100% sober for the math yesterday, as the game was enjoyable enough to not require booze. It's a good thing they were not drunk, as yesterday was record setting for the Pinstripe Alley Daily Predictions Thread. We had, and this is not a typo, seven people score 4,000 points each. Those seven are Yankees199, Billy W, Tanya, paulo, noonoo, kshah, and Lilly.

However, that would not be enough as the 4,000 point threshold has finally been breached by one Andrew Mearns. Andrew scored a resounding 6,000 points yesterday for the win. The only questions he did not answer correctly were innings pitched and Yankees left on base. Andrew, congrats. PSAers, you have a new goal!

5/15/14 Daily Predictions & Fun Questions

1. How many innings does the Yankee starter pitch?
2. How many relief pitchers do the opponents use?
3.

Total number of hits?

(One answer for both home & away batters; two chances to be correct. If hits are equal, DOUBLE POINTS)

4. Total number of combined home runs?
5. Total number of Yankees left on base?
6. Name one Yankee you think will have the most RBIs
7. Name one Yankee you think will hit a home run tonight.
8. Best overall Yankee of the night?

Favorite puzzle video game? (This includes cell phone games for some of you non-gamers out there)

Choose one mode of transportation: bicycle, skateboard, or rollerblades/rollerskates?

How spicy do you like your food? Not at all, Mild, Medium, Hot, Torturous.

Name 1-3 songs you love to drive to!

It's a battle of the rookies on the pitching mound at Citi Field tonight. Chase Whitley will make his major league debut for the Yankees while Jacob deGrom will make his major league debut for the Mets. I don't know about anyone else, but I'm always excited to see a kid's major league debut. With all the injuries, and the fact that Vidal Nuno and David Phelps are iffy at best, Whitley has a chance to make a case for himself to remain in the majors with a good start tonight. Here's hoping for the best, and a series split.

Let's Go Yankees.