Results for tag: Derek Jeter
Posted by: mattpel on Apr 16, 2010 at 05:03:20 PM

I was sitting in right field yesterday for the Yankees 5-3 loss to the Angels, and no I was not one of the people booing. I’m  not going to sit here and defend or criticize those people. You pay for a ticket then you have the right to cheer or boo if you want to. Personally I’ve never been one to boo people from my own team, ever. I’ve watched guys like Mike Mussina, Jason Giambi, A-Rod even Derek Jeter struggle and have never once thought to boo them. When your a fan of a team your supposed to support those players no matter what, as difficult as that may be sometimes. As I’ve explained to my colleagues here at WTGS these are the same fans that booed Mickey Mantle, believe me they’ll boo Javier Vazquez if they want to.

The problem right now is this

Posted by: mattpel on Apr 2, 2010 at 05:12:10 AM


My original plan after the Yankees Monday Spring Training Game against the Orioles was to write a blog about how I’m quite comfortable with pitchers throwing at the opposing team, especially if it’s in defense of his teammates. It was nerve racking to watch the Yanks Gold Glove first baseman, Teixeira and backup catcher Francisco Cervelli both get hit in dangerous spots by O’s pitchers Jeremy Guthrie Monday Night. It was clear that Guthrie didn’t have his normal control yet he continued to pitch inside, upsetting Yankee manager Joe Girardi. Spring Training Game or not, maybe someone should have sent the Orioles a message. Never the less I took something else much more important away from that game. Robinson Cano hit a big two out three run home run in the