The Ultimate Tale Of The Tape: Yankees Vs Phillies

After 4 months of games, most of which were unimportant, finally we’re down to 7 games of the utmost importance. In case you still haven’t figured out who you’re putting your money on during the World Series, which starts tomorrow so you need to figure it out pronto, we have put together an ultimate “tale of the tape” for the Yankees, Phillies matchup. You’re welcome.


Charlie Manuel manages with balls.

Joe Giradi manages with managing.

Pitching Staff


Possible Starters: Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, Pedro Martinez, J.A. Happ, Joe Blanton

Bullpen: Chad Durbin, Scott Eyre, Ryan Madson, Chan Ho Park

Closer: Brad Lidge


Possible Starters: CC Sabathia, Andy Pettitte, A.J. Burnett, Joba Chamberlain

Bullpen: Phil Coke, Phil Hughes, Damaso Marte, Alfredo Aceves, David Robertson

Closer: Mariano Rivera


1. Jeter, SS
2. Damon, LF
3. Teixeira, 1B
4. Rodriguez, 3B
5. Posada, C / Matsui, DH
6. Matsui, DH / Cano, 2B
7. Cano, 2B / Swisher, RF
8. Swisher, RF / Cabrera, CF
9. Cabrera, RF / Molina, C

1. Rollins, SS
2. Victorino, CF
3. Utley, 2B
4. Howard, 1B
5. Werth, RF
6. Ibanez, LF
7. Feliz, 3B
8. Ruiz, C
9. Stairs, DH (?)



The Yankees trot out Minka Kelly, Kate Hudson, and Amber Sabathia.  Amongst others.


The Phillies counter with Heidi Hamels, Johari Smith, and Jen Utley.


Phillies fans are able to celebrate and fight at the same time.

Yankees fans just like to fight.  Whenever, wherever, and whoever.


How do you prefer your pinstripes?

Song Performed Before A Game

The Yankees have already scheduled Jay Z to perform Empire State of Mind” before game 2.

Not sure who the Phillies have in mind, but they may as well go with “Motown Philly” by Boyz II Men. Why not?

Now after taking in all that useful, and useless information, who you taking in the World Series?

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