Remember how Friday's walk-off win was one of the best wins of the year for the Yankees? Well yesterday's walk-off win, while not as awesome, was still pretty sweet. Ramon Flores had his signature Yankee moment by laying down a sac bunt which the Rays badly threw to first base. That error allowed Jose Pirela to score, the Yankees won the game and the series, and now here we are attempting to sweep the Rays this afternoon. I'm not sure about you but I'm a big fan of sweeping series victories. Sweeping the Rays just makes it all the more sweeter.It should also be noted that Michael Pineda pitched a pretty great game yesterday. After a bad start, he has bounced back with two really substantial performances on the mound. Very encouraging to see. CC Sabathia was originally slated to start today's game, but well that's just not happening. Ivan Nova takes the mound instead. Sweep the
Comments of the Day
According to Nic, Nick Goody is pretty greaty.
They did indeed win for all these reasons.
They listed "Fighting Spirit" as the Yankees greatest strength. Yep.
Put Matt P in a padded cell.
Bloops that lead to runs are bloop-tastic.
Oh Eduardo Nunez. Your wacky tales are a treasure to behold.
Admittedly, I sometimes forget that Gregorio Petit is still a member of this team.
Today was a nice svictory for the Yankees.
This is alarming.
We're kinda weird here.
GIF of the Day
For amber waves of grain!
Honorable Mod Mention
Once again, it goes to every mod on PSA. Because freedom!
- Yogurt: Delicious or disgusting?
- How many innings does Ivan Nova pitch this afternoon?
- Bonus question: What did you think the woman was saying in today's Song of the Day the first time you heard it? (Because it definitely wasn't what she's actually saying!)
Song of the Day
The Bomb [These Sounds Fall Into My Mind] by The Bucketheads
It's Jock Jams week on Pinstripe Alley. Every song this week will have a song from one of the five ESPN's Jock Jams albums that came out in the late 90's, because this is a thing that's happening. As always, please link us your song of the day.
Feel free to use this as your open thread for the day. Ivan Nova and the Yankees go for the sweep at 1PM. Join us in the game thread and have a good time.
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