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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Jul 27, 2011 at 02:06:53 AM

As CC Sabathia was easing through another lineup, this time the nine men for the Seattle Mariners, one number kept piling up and it wasn't hits. As the strikeouts continued and the hits remained non-existent a phone call was made after Franklin Guttierez struck out looking for the final out of the fifth. It was a quick, yet a direct phone conversation and perhaps similar to other conversations or text message exchanges and it went like this:

Me: Are you watching the Yankee game?

Other end:  No, I’m watching a movie.

Me: Well you might want to put the game on.

Other end: Why?

Me: Well, Sabathia has one of those games. Actually he has one of thooose games going on.

Other end: Oh, I got what you’re saying, thanks for alerting me.

One of those with an added emphasis