Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 6/18/12
Quick: Who are the stars of the 9-game streak? Nope, sir... not A-Rod or Jeet. Not CC or Robbie. Try Hughes and Nova, Rapada and Eppley. Think Dewayne Wise. And what do they all have in common?They've been on the cusp of being demoted to baseball's biggest hellhole, the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees -- the Traveling Wilkes Barres - who haven't set a footprint into the mudflats of Moosic all year. Their home is a bus that putters along the New York State Thruway, the most hopeless and uninspiring stretch of concrete this side of the Attica wall. They pee in Thruway rest stops and dine on the Sbarro foodlike products that make airports so full of sweaty passengers. They sleep in cloverleaf exit Ramadas, or Best Westerns, where the continental breakfast buffets give us all cause to never leave home. Living hell. That's what they know. Living. Hell.   Did you notice how Frankie Cervelli took two months to get over his demotion? Or that Eduardo Nunez promptly jammed a tootie and still h...
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