Found September 18, 2013 on Lady At The Bat:
Sadly, after last night's loss in Toronto, the end is near for the New York Yankees.To think about this, let alone write about it, is too depressing. I will, instead, focus on one of the few highlights of the game. Curtis Granderson's sliding catch with two out and a runner in scoring position in the bottom of the fifth inning was huge (at the time), preventing (or, should I say, delaying) Toronto's second run from crossing the plate.In case you missed it, click here to see it.Thanks, Grandy.Eleven games left.

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Mariano Rivera Catches Tag On Fenway Wall

I bet he purposely pissed on the floor too 

Our Chances

The Yankees will come out swinging tonight.After three missed punches and a pulled ligament.Still standing but the room is pretty empty.Is there even a reason to keep punching?Better to enjoy a drink.

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