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Yankees Reach ALCS;
Cards Break Nats Fans' Hearts

American Spectator, by Aaron Goldstein

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 10/13/2012 10:06:58 AM

It was not until after I arrived in New York on Friday night by way of bus that I learned the Yankees had beat the Orioles 3-1 in Game 5 of the ALDS to advance to the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers. The ALCS commences tomorrow night here in NYC. I would have much preferred to see the O's & the A's. After all, the Tigers and Yankees have faced each other in the ALDS in 2006 and 2011. Since 1995, the Yankees have been in the post-season every year (save for 2008).

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I, too, was pulling for the Nats. Krauthammer might be emotionally unavailable for the weekend.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: smsnod, 10/13/2012 10:30:00 AM     (No. 8930174)

St. Louis Cardinals: a team of destiny.
GO REDBIRDS!!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Leftcoast, 10/13/2012 10:32:19 AM     (No. 8930178)



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Reply 3 - Posted by: Leftcoast, 10/13/2012 10:35:05 AM     (No. 8930186)

Go Gmen.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 10/13/2012 10:48:25 AM     (No. 8930237)

I feel sorry for Dr. Krauthammer. He is a huge fan of the Nationals. Last night on fox Krauthammer said he attended 30 Nationals games this year.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: cgood, 10/13/2012 11:10:01 AM     (No. 8930297)

The Cardinals may be hated by those who envy success, but, like last year, the team has heart. Last night's game had all the makings of an improbable, feel-good, comeback Hollywood movie - the kind seldom made anymore. Onward Redbirds, 12 in 12!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bnrmusa, 10/13/2012 11:18:14 AM     (No. 8930314)

Go Tigers!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 10/13/2012 11:25:20 AM     (No. 8930325)

Although I live in Florida and am a huge Rays fan...GO TIGERS!! Destroy the Evil Empire!!!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: amylu, 10/13/2012 11:30:25 AM     (No. 8930335)

One minute of silence in respect to Dr. Krauthammer:

60, 59, 58....tick, tick, tick...5, 4, 3, 2, 1. ~~


Okay... Now: -- GO, YOU AMAZING CARDINALS!!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 10/13/2012 11:35:51 AM     (No. 8930346)

This old curmudgeon still despises inter-league play. It's taken some of the magic out of the World Series when teams have played each other in the regular season. Used to be you looked forward to the WS even if your team didn't make it you could always root for the NL or AL.

I will spare everyone my tirade re the designated hitter rule since I would run out of space.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 10/13/2012 11:37:03 AM     (No. 8930349)

From Ichiro's run through the fungo circle to evade the home plate tag in Game 2 to McClouth's "foul ball" in Game 5, it's obvious that the fix is in. How is it that every controversial call is always made in favor of the Yankees?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Italiano, 10/13/2012 11:38:06 AM     (No. 8930354)

I understand that you're not supposed to use the term "choke." But that Nats closer...

There is something scary about the Cards. It seems like they live for the one-strike-away-from-elimination moment. Their fans must be on medication.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mozey, 10/13/2012 11:39:40 AM     (No. 8930356)

During the Nationals/Cardinals' game last night the camera was on Woolfie da Blitzer for a second or so. (At least, we thought it was him, with a lady of same age). He must be one disappointed dude right now, with Romny/Ryan running tall and the Wash.Nationals whooped in their own city by the St.Lou Cardinals! What a come back game. Go, Redbirds!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: shamrock, 10/13/2012 11:56:24 AM     (No. 8930383)

Love the Giants. Lost both games at home then won three away. Lots of guts. And dittos on the Tigers, Beat back the evil empire indeed.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 10/13/2012 12:00:53 PM     (No. 8930395)

There were some interesting possibilities before the playoffs started. Now it's just the same tired old bunch. ZZZZZ..


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Reply 15 - Posted by: tommyr, 10/13/2012 12:08:06 PM     (No. 8930407)

I blame a pitcher's agent for putting his nose in managing the Nationals team---boo to players agents.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 10/13/2012 12:29:36 PM     (No. 8930445)

I'm with you #9...all the way.

Go Giants!

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