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.
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?