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NSSoxFan
05-31-2005, 10:47 PM
What a shot by Dye!

Go Sox!

Bisco Stu
05-31-2005, 10:47 PM
Two clutches wins in a row? Geezus

mccoydp
05-31-2005, 10:48 PM
Dye is clutch!
:supernana::bandance::gulp:

Also important:

:twinslose

and...

:winner

Bisco Stu
05-31-2005, 10:48 PM
Never say Dye!

spawn
05-31-2005, 10:48 PM
And did you see what shirt the kid that caught it was wearing? A Kerry Wood shirt. At least he didn't throw the ball back!

WagMan
05-31-2005, 10:49 PM
Dye is clutch!
:supernana::bandance::gulp:

No, Dye is Automatic!
:supernana: :bandance: :supernana:

SouthSide4Life
05-31-2005, 10:49 PM
PTC JD~I heart you

Sox of White
05-31-2005, 10:49 PM
And did you see what shirt the kid that caught it was wearing? A Kerry Wood shirt. At least he didn't throw the ball back!

Yeah, it is a shame it had to go to a flub.

Uncle_Patrick
05-31-2005, 10:49 PM
And did you see what shirt the kid that caught it was wearing? A Kerry Wood shirt. At least he didn't throw the ball back!

Maybe he'll wise up and burn that jersey when he gets home. :D:

SouthSide4Life
05-31-2005, 10:50 PM
And did you see what shirt the kid that caught it was wearing? A Kerry Wood shirt. At least he didn't throw the ball back!i noticed that too! little bastard, but a nice catch and a nice win!:supernana::supernana::supernana:

MRKARNO
05-31-2005, 10:50 PM
Dye tried and he hit it out for what I think is the first walkoff shot of the year for the White Sox

NDSox12
05-31-2005, 10:50 PM
Cliff Politte gets back to back wins... well deserved, I might add!

Way to go Sox!

gobears1987
05-31-2005, 10:50 PM
gotta love his web gem too
+:supernana::supernana::supernana::supernana: :supernana: over Twinkies

elrod
05-31-2005, 10:50 PM
Yeah, it is a shame it had to go to a flub.

I think he just became a White Sox fan. Look for his Wood jersey in the trash tomorrow. He'll wear his new Jermaine Dye jersey for school tomorrow.

MarkyBear
05-31-2005, 10:50 PM
:bandance: :supernana: :bandance:

delben91
05-31-2005, 10:50 PM
:supernana::supernana::supernana:

I believe you mean...

:supernana::supernana::supernana:
:supernana::supernana:

MushMouth
05-31-2005, 10:51 PM
We all believed in Dye!!!!!!!!!!!! :cool:



Seriously tho, the guy is starting to get big hits. Nice catch today too...

Jurr
05-31-2005, 10:51 PM
Wait...I thought it was new WSI policy to hate Jermaine Dye?????

Chisox003
05-31-2005, 10:51 PM
Boy what a difference a few weeks makes

Not long ago there was a call for Dye's head and now, a thread calling to hail him....SELL HIGH, right guys? :rolleyes:

A little slide against a hot team, and right back too it against a very good Angels team...Stay away from that west coast....Enjoy it, Sox baseball's getting fun again

SOXintheBURGH
05-31-2005, 10:51 PM
I'll take it!

shaunburnette
05-31-2005, 10:52 PM
Dye tried and he hit it out for what I think is the first walkoff shot of the year for the White Sox

I believe Dye hit the only other walkoff. Game 2 vs. the Indians

tschneid83
05-31-2005, 10:52 PM
18-10 for the month....keep winning 18 a month and you got 100+ wins..


GO SOX

Cowhead418
05-31-2005, 10:52 PM
Glad to have that 5-game lead back!:D:
:supernana: :supernana: :supernana: :supernana: :supernana:

So.ILSoxFan
05-31-2005, 10:52 PM
Way Back, He Looks Up, You can put it on the board.......YES!!!!

:supernana: :supernana: :supernana: oh, and nice to see Crede's bat come out of it's nap err...hibernation. Hopefully it stays that way. I'll hold my Marte comments for now and enjoy the win. Politte, automatic.:gulp:

Mendoza Line
05-31-2005, 10:53 PM
:bandance: :bandance: Clutch-o-matic!!!:) :gulp:

whitesoxfan
05-31-2005, 10:53 PM
I believe Dye hit the only other walkoff. Game 2 vs. the Indians

wasn't a walkoff, but i think it tied it. The guy has come up with some clutch homers in his short time here.

what a win. Let's go for the brooms tomorrow!

krohnjw
05-31-2005, 10:53 PM
Great way to end a long day :cool: :gulp: :gulp: :gulp:

Marte took his shots again today, but Politte looked great and Dye finished it off in dramatic fashion :D:

fquaye149
05-31-2005, 10:53 PM
win or dye trying.


haw haw.

PaleHoseGeorge
05-31-2005, 10:54 PM
Back-to-back last at bat victories.

:thumbsup:

pczarapa
05-31-2005, 10:54 PM
What a shot by Dye!

Go Sox!


Man, my heart can't take this - that was SWEET!

PeteWard
05-31-2005, 10:54 PM
Glad to have that 5-game lead back!:D:
:supernana: :supernana: :supernana: :supernana: :supernana:

You mean they didn't collapase as per SI, ESPN and Jay "What am I doing in Chicago?" Mariotti?

it's 5 games again?

MRKARNO
05-31-2005, 10:54 PM
I believe Dye hit the only other walkoff. Game 2 vs. the Indians

The winning run came on the Uribe sac fly. His shot tied the game though.

voodoochile
05-31-2005, 10:55 PM
Wait...I thought it was new WSI policy to hate Jermaine Dye?????

No, this week, the hater flavor of the moment is Marte with a side order of PK and a heaping helping of Crede...

BOOM goes the DYEnamite! Another one of those rare days when the Sox gain ground on the twinkies...

:winner

:twinslose

:supernana: :supernana: :supernana: :supernana: :supernana:

owensmouth
05-31-2005, 10:55 PM
Wait...I thought it was new WSI policy to hate Jermaine Dye?????Leave it to Dye, another solo home run

Mendoza Line
05-31-2005, 10:56 PM
The Sox teach us something new everyday. .. I've never seen a mouth-touch ball invoked before, but I'm sure glad its not against our guys! Man, that was a sweet Sox win!:supernana:

PaleHoseGeorge
05-31-2005, 10:56 PM
Where's Mammoo to give us his "heating up" Twins update?

:kukoo:

If those *******s can't dominate A.L. Central teams like Cleveland, it's going to be a long summer of ice fishing in the North Woods.

:roflmao:

kojak
05-31-2005, 10:56 PM
18-10 for the month....keep winning 18 a month and you got 100+ wins..


GO SOX

April: 17-7
May: 18-10
June: 19-7 ??????

SouthSide4Life
05-31-2005, 10:56 PM
I believe you mean...

:supernana::supernana::supernana:
:supernana::supernana:i thank you. but to add to the PG thread.:kmarteWTF man?

ChiSoxGirl
05-31-2005, 10:57 PM
WOO HOO!!!! Bottom of the 9th quote from Ed Farmer, "Let's have Dye end this right here with a blast." A few pitches later, Rooney makes the exciting homerun call! :supernana: 5 up on the Twins as of right now!


The worst part about tonight's game for me...? I was supposed to be there, but my ticket hookup fell through! Frustrates me, but a win is a win, and I'm just as thrilled about it here at home in the northwest burbs!

cheeses_h_rice
05-31-2005, 10:57 PM
It's just a shame that the White Sox don't beat good teams.

:gulp: :bandance: :gulp: :bandance:

spawn
05-31-2005, 10:58 PM
Back-to-back last at bat victories.

:thumbsup:
Back-to-Back last at bat, 5-4, Cliff Politte victories!:bandance: :bandance: :bandance: :bandance: :bandance:

Unregistered
05-31-2005, 10:58 PM
Maybe he'll wise up and burn that jersey when he gets home. :D:
Yeah, kids are easy... that's JUST the type of thing to make him a lifelong White Sox fan. :cool:

owensmouth
05-31-2005, 10:59 PM
Dare we think...SWEEP???

StrTrkker
05-31-2005, 11:00 PM
How sweet it is...

Way to go Jermaine. Now lets sweep manana nite and get ready for the Indians.

:supernana: :bandance:

MRKARNO
05-31-2005, 11:00 PM
Dare we think...SWEEP???

Well when you win the first two, it's hard not to.

Unregistered
05-31-2005, 11:03 PM
The worst part about tonight's game for me...? I was supposed to be there, but my ticket hookup fell through! Frustrates me, but a win is a win, and I'm just as thrilled about it here at home in the northwest burbs!ticket hookup? Next time, try the box office at the front of the park. Plenty of good seats were still available. :D:

jake27
05-31-2005, 11:04 PM
Yeah, kids are easy... that's JUST the type of thing to make him a lifelong White Sox fan. :cool: mabye that happened. he was jumping up and down

Kogs35
05-31-2005, 11:05 PM
Dye baby!!!!!!!:supernana: :supernana: :supernana: :gulp: :gulp: :gulp:

Uncle_Patrick
05-31-2005, 11:06 PM
It's just a shame that the White Sox don't beat good teams.

:gulp: :bandance: :gulp: :bandance:

Yeah, those Sox just keep playing over their heads. They'll come back to reality soon.

PeteWard
05-31-2005, 11:07 PM
What was the attendance tonight?

Unregistered
05-31-2005, 11:08 PM
What was the attendance tonight?
19,864

VA_GoGoSox
05-31-2005, 11:08 PM
I think he just became a White Sox fan. Look for his Wood jersey in the trash tomorrow. He'll wear his new Jermaine Dye jersey for school tomorrow.

THE POWER OF DYE COMPELS YOU!

whtsx1959
05-31-2005, 11:09 PM
I'm pumped for tomorrow's game.

It'll be my second of the year. (I've been busy, I swear I'll get to more)

Sweep would be sweet.

Especiallay after that three game losing streak.

Hendu
05-31-2005, 11:09 PM
Big win. Thank you, JD!! Feels good to pick up that game on the Twins because it seems like the lead has slowly been dwindling the last week.

Hopefully Marte will get back on track his next outing. Great job by Cotts and Politte.

Lip Man 1
05-31-2005, 11:09 PM
I think almost 20,000. Nice Sox win, shades of Monday where they lost their lead then came back.

A win is a win...I'll take it and the Twins lost.

Lip

knocko94
05-31-2005, 11:09 PM
Jermaine "Too Much Game" is swingin a solid stick, I just knew he would be up their with evil intentions against Donnely.

:supernana:

Cowhead418
05-31-2005, 11:10 PM
And the Sox continue to pad their record against another lowly team. What's that? The Angels are a good team? But the Sox don't beat good teams. All of their wins have come from the Royals. Speaking of the Royals, the Yankees are losing 5-3 to Kansas City. Haha.

JGarlandrules20
05-31-2005, 11:11 PM
Dye not only wins the game but saves who knows how many runs on that amazing diving catch.

Mucho props to Cliff for coming in and getting the DP ball. That was huge.

PeteWard
05-31-2005, 11:14 PM
There it is!


http://espn-i.starwave.com/media/apphoto/CXS10706010302.jpeg

hose
05-31-2005, 11:15 PM
My pumper is working overtime with these 1 run games.:D:

SOX WIN SOX WIN

hose
05-31-2005, 11:16 PM
There it is!


http://espn-i.starwave.com/media/apphoto/CXS10706010302.jpeg


SWEET

Lip Man 1
05-31-2005, 11:17 PM
From the game recap story on White Sox.com:

"After allowing Garret Anderson's long home run with one out in the sixth, Garcia seemed to pull at his left leg and was quickly removed from the game by manager Ozzie Guillen and athletic trainer Herm Schneider. Garcia was diagnosed with irritation in his left hamstring, and will be re-evaluated on Wednesday. "

If the Sox do with Garcia what they did with Posednik's groin he'll probably miss a start and take seven or eight days off. If this is the case McCarthy may be recalled or since they have some off days, they may go with a four man rotation for the next ten days.

We'll see Wednesday.

Lip

Cowhead418
05-31-2005, 11:17 PM
I think we better start getting used to high blood pressure and fast heart-beats.

MRKARNO
05-31-2005, 11:18 PM
If the Sox do with Garcia what they did with Posednik's groin he'll probably miss a start and take seven or eight days off. If this is the case McCarthy may be recalled or since they have some off days, they may go with a four man rotation for the next ten days.

We'll see Wednesday.

Lip

From the press conference with Ozzie it sounded like Freddy was going to make his next start

shaunburnette
05-31-2005, 11:19 PM
If the Sox do with Garcia what they did with Posednik's groin he'll probably miss a start and take seven or eight days off. If this is the case McCarthy may be recalled or since they have some off days, they may go with a four man rotation for the next ten days.


if this is the case, McCarthy is having his Minor League options quickly used up.

NSSoxFan
05-31-2005, 11:19 PM
From the game recap story on White Sox.com:

"After allowing Garret Anderson's long home run with one out in the sixth, Garcia seemed to pull at his left leg and was quickly removed from the game by manager Ozzie Guillen and athletic trainer Herm Schneider. Garcia was diagnosed with irritation in his left hamstring, and will be re-evaluated on Wednesday. "

If the Sox do with Garcia what they did with Posednik's groin he'll probably miss a start and take seven or eight days off. If this is the case McCarthy may be recalled or since they have some off days, they may go with a four man rotation for the next ten days.

We'll see Wednesday.

Lip

Ozzie said in his post-game press conference that Freddy should be able to make his next start. I'm sure we still have to wait until tomorrow to find out for sure though.

Mohoney
05-31-2005, 11:19 PM
Dare we think...SWEEP???

After these two wins, I really like our chances to sweep tomorrow. If we can get to Lackey for 4 runs, we should be able to do the same to Byrd.

I think Contreras will outduel Byrd tomorrow, and hopefully Hermanson isn't too rusty and can get the save.

PeteWard
05-31-2005, 11:19 PM
From the game recap story on White Sox.com:

"After allowing Garret Anderson's long home run with one out in the sixth, Garcia seemed to pull at his left leg and was quickly removed from the game by manager Ozzie Guillen and athletic trainer Herm Schneider. Garcia was diagnosed with irritation in his left hamstring, and will be re-evaluated on Wednesday. "

If the Sox do with Garcia what they did with Posednik's groin he'll probably miss a start and take seven or eight days off. If this is the case McCarthy may be recalled or since they have some off days, they may go with a four man rotation for the next ten days.

We'll see Wednesday.

Lip

I'd bring him back up. Why not? Well, his turn would come at Coors Field, maybe that's why not.

chisoxmike
05-31-2005, 11:26 PM
:supernana: :supernana: :supernana:

Same game as yesterday...

Marte in when the game gets blown, Pollitte comes in and puts water on the fire, win in the bottom of the 9th with a 5-4 score.

also a added bonus
:twinslose

What was Freddy's injury last season? Is this the same thing?

shaunburnette
05-31-2005, 11:28 PM
I'd bring him back up. Why not? Well, his turn would come at Coors Field, maybe that's why not.

that is a great point, we need a ground ball pitcher replacement if the worst case scenerio of 1 missed start is true.

Bisco Stu
05-31-2005, 11:32 PM
http://images.sportsline.com/u/ap/photos/CXS109053123_viewer.jpg

THE MOB RULES!

SouthSide4Life
05-31-2005, 11:33 PM
:supernana: :supernana: :supernana:

Same game as yesterday...

Marte in when the game gets blown, Pollitte comes in and puts water on the fire, win in the bottom of the 9th with a 5-4 score.

also a added bonus
:twinslose

nicely put mike

A. Cavatica
05-31-2005, 11:33 PM
Dare we think...SWEEP???

"Yet I am completely (and irrationally?) confident that we're going to sweep the Angels. Buehrle, Garcia, Contreras at home; Thomas returning; and a lot to prove." -- A. Cavatica on Sunday (http://www.whitesoxinteractive.com/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=708191&postcount=93)

SoxxoS
05-31-2005, 11:34 PM
McCarthy's makeup is what makes him so promising (compare him to the mentally fragile Kip Wells)...but we can't start him at Coors. You can't pitch a rookie at Wrigley against our second biggest rival...against the best lineup in baseball at Arlington...and at Coors field. That is just too much IMO.

PicktoCLick72
05-31-2005, 11:35 PM
Wow nice game and big hit for Jermaine. I really think this offense is coming around. Hopefully we can continue with this into tomorrow and get a good start from Jose. Marte will be fine he is just going through his yearly two week period where he can't get anyone out. These guys were celebrating the moment the ball hit Dye's bat. :bandance: :bandance: :bandance: :bandance: :bandance:

Flight #24
05-31-2005, 11:37 PM
Dare we think...SWEEP???

:jerry
What are you people, greedy? Tomorrow's the perfect day to work a little magic! Let's see......Rowand at short, Frank at 2B, Ozuna pitching....nice!"

Chisox003
05-31-2005, 11:39 PM
:jerry
What are you people, greedy? Tomorrow's the perfect day to work a little magic! Let's see......Rowand at short, Frank at 2B, Ozuna pitching....nice!"

Dont forget, AJ needs a break....Willie, can you catch?

Tinker tinker tinker

Get out the brooms!

faneidde
05-31-2005, 11:58 PM
Dye was #1 and #2 on the SportsCenter Top 10 tonight. Well done Jermaine.

Reminds me of 83
06-01-2005, 12:03 AM
I was out there tonight and saw an awesome game! More great team chemistry. The coolest sight, Frank was one of the first guys out of the dugout welcoming Dye home.

Get out there and support your White Sox!!!. This is a year you will talk about for a long time.

__________________________________

Record for me and my lucky green Sox cap......6-1

dcb33
06-01-2005, 12:05 AM
:jerry
What are you people, greedy? Tomorrow's the perfect day to work a little magic! Let's see......Rowand at short, Frank at 2B, Ozuna pitching....nice!"


:jerry
"Before I forget, I'm also giving tomorrow's start to Neal Cotts. No sense in being greedy."



Speaking of Cotts, he will go down as tonight's unsung hero. I was impressed with his dominant 1 2/3 innings of work to help keep the Sox ahead, and I hope he can begin to do it more often.

MisterB
06-01-2005, 12:07 AM
If Garcia has to miss a start, it would be tough to cover his spot in the rotation. His next start would be on the 6th. McCarthy can't be called up until the 8th, and I don't know if I'd want him pitching at Coors Field anyway. Due to the off day, Contreras could pitch on normal rest on the 6th, but then they'd have to cover the 7th unless they pitch El Duque on short rest which I wouldn't do to the guy just back off the DL. The other options are: give Cotts a start, which would leave the bullpen short or call up someone else for the start, which right now would be either Adkins (who hasn't been pitching well at Charlotte) or Diaz, and would entail someone else being moved off the active roster (Walker?).

flo-B-flo
06-01-2005, 12:10 AM
Boy what a difference a few weeks makes

Not long ago there was a call for Dye's head and now... 162 games is one LONG ASS SEASON. The beauty of baseball.

chisoxmike
06-01-2005, 12:11 AM
162 games is one LONG ASS SEASON. The beauty of baseball.


...and the depressing part.

flo-B-flo
06-01-2005, 12:15 AM
And did you see what shirt the kid that caught it was wearing? A Kerry Wood shirt. At least he didn't throw the ball back! ---- shirt or not nice catch. The kids have to come back to the game. Saw another replay where a fan didn't catch the ball - hurting his hands - and there were kids nearby with gloves on. When in the bleachers have your glove.

flo-B-flo
06-01-2005, 12:23 AM
And the Sox continue to pad their record against another lowly team. The ---bune morning headline.

SluggersAway
06-01-2005, 12:31 AM
If we need another pitcher, I say we give Cotts the start. He has been itching to get back in the line-up, so here is his chance. Hermanson would be fun to watch, but it isn't going to happen at this point.

Great job tonight Dye.

Like Al-Zarqawi said in his last communique...Win or Die Trying! (http://politics.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050531/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq_zarqawi_tape)

SoxFan928
06-01-2005, 12:32 AM
I just got home from USCF. Sat in bleacher 161, row 6, seat 3. Anyway, I went down to see the kid who caught it (6 rows down in 161-1-(20?)) and he was extremely happy. Even though he had a Flubs jersey on, I went over and congratulated him on his new souvenir. He was so very, very happy. The ball had a kind-of-but-not-quite-lopsided dent in one side. That kid will be the talk of his school tomorrow. (I think that Kerry Wood shirt is about to be replaced with a #23 Jermaine Dye pinstripe jersey.) Also, Crede's ball landed in row 6 of section 160, from where I was just a few yards away.

DumpJerry
06-01-2005, 12:36 AM
I was there yesterday and tonight. I need a rest......doctor's orders!

SluggersAway
06-01-2005, 12:41 AM
To be clear, I am no sympathizer, it is just that they seem to have appropriated our "Win or die trying" slogan.

Jjav829
06-01-2005, 12:43 AM
Nice to see a couple of the players who haven't hit like they should thus far this season come up big tonight. Anyone else think Dye was gonna end it there? I just had one of those feelings where I was expecting a walkoff shot. That was the 1 out of 100 times where that feeling actually proved to be justified. :wink:

Maybe if Chone Figgins knew how to spell his name properly he would have caught that fly ball. :tongue:

FarWestChicago
06-01-2005, 12:49 AM
Nice to see a couple of the players who haven't hit like they should thus far this season come up big tonight. Anyone else think Dye was gonna end it there? I just had one of those feelings where I was expecting a walkoff shot. That was the 1 out of 100 times where that feeling actually proved to be justified. :wink: I actually did, too. :D:

Realist
06-01-2005, 12:52 AM
Nice to see a couple of the players who haven't hit like they should thus far this season come up big tonight. Anyone else think Dye was gonna end it there? I just had one of those feelings where I was expecting a walkoff shot. That was the 1 out of 100 times where that feeling actually proved to be justified. :wink:


I kinda had an inkling too. In fact I muted the chat as he walked to the plate. I always wondered what it felt like to be batman's bong.

Chisox003
06-01-2005, 01:00 AM
I actually did, too. :D:

Very weird....My spider senses told me Dye was going yard too....

I still stood up and screamed "get up!" along with Hawk, even though I clearly knew before his AB that it was going to happen :cool:

Good stuff :gulp:

soxstarter
06-01-2005, 01:05 AM
Keep it up Sox!!!!



:marilyn

batmanZoSo
06-01-2005, 01:10 AM
Nice to see a couple of the players who haven't hit like they should thus far this season come up big tonight. Anyone else think Dye was gonna end it there? I just had one of those feelings where I was expecting a walkoff shot. That was the 1 out of 100 times where that feeling actually proved to be justified. :wink:



Freaky. You, FWC and me. Plus the guy I was watching the game with who actually said it out loud in a very matter-of-fact way. If you watch enough baseball, you can just sense these things. Of course, you don't remember the dozens of other times you expected a homer and it didn't happen, but still. I like to think I have the Force. :(:

Other home runs I blatantly predicted...

--Ichiro's leadoff homer against us earlier this year as I was walking to my seat I had a distinct vision of him hitting one out. Pretty impressive considering the player.
--Mark Grace's homer in Yankee Stadium in the 2001 World Series. This one I called "there's a drive..." when the pitcher was in his delivery, and he put it in the upper deck. Byun-Hyung Kim would blow the game, though. :(:

I'm batting 3/1000

TaylorStSox
06-01-2005, 01:10 AM
Let's give Dye credit for the run he saved earlier in the game as well. That throw was unreal (with 1 out and runners on 1st and 3rd) I've been sick to death of hearing that he doesn't play good D. He's muffed a few balls this year, but with that arm and range, he's been a HUGE upgrade defensively.

Nice win. That was 05 White Sox baseball right there boys!!!!!!

PeteWard
06-01-2005, 01:15 AM
Some ramblings:

1. Has anyone but me noticed that the Twins bats have been as quiet as the Sox'? Funny how the naysayers who love to criticize the Sox O don't mention that.

2. I think June will be a great month for Konerko.

3. Garland will continur to come down to earth but will still be effective and may still start the All-star game.

4. Buehrle will continue to dominate.

5. Offense in general will produce better if not huge numbers. I see the the Sox up by the same five games by the end of the month.

6. Cubs will be swept on the S. Side.

TaylorStSox
06-01-2005, 01:15 AM
BTW, I don't think Garcia's really injured. It looked to be more about posturing to get Cotts warmed up. Even though Cotts was ready to go right away. Freddy just didn't have it tonight.

batmanZoSo
06-01-2005, 01:16 AM
I kinda had an inkling too. In fact I muted the chat as he walked to the plate. I always wondered what it felt like to be batman's bong.

You can use it, I don't if you can actually be it...:smokin:

johnnyg83
06-01-2005, 01:23 AM
Kept watching the board -- sox up 4-3 the when I leave -- rush home to SC and Jermaine hitting the HR -- brilliant! Twins lose too -- great day.

SluggersAway
06-01-2005, 01:33 AM
Wow, with all these HR predictions, I expect to see you all on late night TV. Who would have thought that WSI had so many psychics in the midst?

JB98
06-01-2005, 02:11 AM
Back-to-Back last at bat, 5-4, Cliff Politte victories!:bandance: :bandance: :bandance: :bandance: :bandance:


I was in attendance at both games, so I take all the credit. :cool:

Sox now 5-2 with me in the stands and 21-11 against teams . 500 or better. Remember, though, we haven't played anybody yet.

:)

goodsy72
06-01-2005, 02:25 AM
:tomatoaward

nasox
06-01-2005, 02:25 AM
:tomatoaward :bandance:

elrod
06-01-2005, 02:27 AM
We were 18-10 in May. The last time we went 18-10 or better in May was 1990 when we were an identical 18-10. The last time the Sox were better than 18-10 in May was 1964 when we were 19-7. All of this during the rough patch and a road trip to some hot AL West teams.

Opp Rec. Agst. Winning Pct. as of today
Detroit 1-0 . .469
KC 3-0 .275
Tor 3-0 .538
Tam 1-2 .358
Bal 2-2 .608
Tex 2-3 .600
Cubs 2-1 .520
LAA 4-2 .577

So of the 28 games we played in May, 21 were against teams that have a winning record. 13-8 against teams with a winning record. All of this in a month we "struggled". Not too shabby.

CYGarland20
06-01-2005, 03:33 AM
Garland will continue to come down to earth but will still be effective and may still start the All-star game. I think Garland will win 20 games this year, if that's coming down to earth so be it :cool:

SpammySosa
06-01-2005, 03:48 AM
I think Garland will win 20 games this year, if that's coming down to earth so be it :cool:

Did you think that before or after he started out 8-0?:wink: I will go out on a limb and suggest he has a good chance of beating his career high in victories.:cool:

TheOldRoman
06-01-2005, 04:04 AM
I actually did, too. :D:
Same here. Sorta. I went to the game with my lovely girlfriend, and I was unusually calm when Marte blew the lead in the 8th. Normally I would have been grinding my teeth and looking for blood. I said to myself "well, we have never seen a walk-off homer live. It will happen tonight." And the rest is history.

kojak
06-01-2005, 04:33 AM
Same here. Sorta. I went to the game with my lovely girlfriend, and I was unusually calm when Marte blew the lead in the 8th. Normally I would have been grinding my teeth and looking for blood. I said to myself "well, we have never seen a walk-off homer live. It will happen tonight." And the rest is history.

You need to attend more games. Road games too! Northern California is nice around the 4th of July...

LVSoxFan
06-01-2005, 10:35 AM
It's great that Dye came up a hero, but it was yet ANOTHER lame performance by our sputtering offense.

Only Iguchi seems to be a real threat at the plate. I was sitting in right field last night and man, that triple was this/close to being a homer if is were an inch higher.

Otherwise, it was the same Sox M.O. for the last month it seems:

-Score 3-4 runs early
-Then go on coffee break, wait for our pitcher to make mistake
-If that doesn't happen, let bullpen put opponent back in the game

Luckily we got bailed out by Timo and Dye the last two outings, but this is no way to, you know, win the division, the series, etc.

But let's be specific: once again, I counted two times with the bases loaded and either one or no outs and we couldn't convert.

!!!

Iwritecode
06-01-2005, 12:10 PM
if this is the case, McCarthy is having his Minor League options quickly used up.

No...

Players have 3 option years. They can be called up as many times as needed during those 3 option years. There was a thread about this a week or so ago.

:wink:

CHISOXFAN13
06-01-2005, 12:15 PM
It's great that Dye came up a hero, but it was yet ANOTHER lame performance by our sputtering offense.

Only Iguchi seems to be a real threat at the plate. I was sitting in right field last night and man, that triple was this/close to being a homer if is were an inch higher.

Otherwise, it was the same Sox M.O. for the last month it seems:

-Score 3-4 runs early
-Then go on coffee break, wait for our pitcher to make mistake
-If that doesn't happen, let bullpen put opponent back in the game

Luckily we got bailed out by Timo and Dye the last two outings, but this is no way to, you know, win the division, the series, etc.

But let's be specific: once again, I counted two times with the bases loaded and either one or no outs and we couldn't convert.

!!!

I wasn't happy about the lack of production in those situations, but if Uribe hits that grounder any harder, it knocks Cabrera down.

mdep524
06-01-2005, 01:08 PM
Garcia had one of his ho-hum days out there... slooow pace, walking around the mound, lots of ehhh body language, falling behind in counts. But he still pitched pretty well, and Cotts and Politte were dominant in relief.

Politte has been rock solid for this bullpen, and that has been HUGE with Marte, Shingo and Vizcaino struggling.

Also :cheers: to Crede for contributing tonight. All in all a good win.

In the upper deck, I sat next to a lot of people with Podsednik jerseys- I think it's awesome that he's becoming a new cult hero. (Though I was a tiny bit disappointed with his choice to run with the 0-1 count to Iguchi in the 7th....a pitch out in that situation was very obvious.)

Baby Fisk
06-01-2005, 01:14 PM
I just got home from USCF. Sat in bleacher 161, row 6, seat 3. Anyway, I went down to see the kid who caught it (6 rows down in 161-1-(20?)) and he was extremely happy. Even though he had a Flubs jersey on, I went over and congratulated him on his new souvenir. He was so very, very happy. The ball had a kind-of-but-not-quite-lopsided dent in one side. That kid will be the talk of his school tomorrow. (I think that Kerry Wood shirt is about to be replaced with a #23 Jermaine Dye pinstripe jersey.) Also, Crede's ball landed in row 6 of section 160, from where I was just a few yards away.
The unbridled joy of that kid when he caught the ball will stay with him for life. How many of us have ever had something that awesome happen at that age? The fact that he didn't throw the ball back shows that the kid is not an idiot either. Nice job.

As the famous billboard once said: "Real baseball (and baseball happiness) is 8 miles south". :cool:

LVSoxFan
06-01-2005, 01:25 PM
Garcia had one of his ho-hum days out there... slooow pace, walking around the mound, lots of ehhh body language, falling behind in counts. But he still pitched pretty well, and Cotts and Politte were dominant in relief.

Politte has been rock solid for this bullpen, and that has been HUGE with Marte, Shingo and Vizcaino struggling.

Also :cheers: to Crede for contributing tonight. All in all a good win.

In the upper deck, I sat next to a lot of people with Podsednik jerseys- I think it's awesome that he's becoming a new cult hero. (Though I was a tiny bit disappointed with his choice to run with the 0-1 count to Iguchi in the 7th....a pitch out in that situation was very obvious.)

I agree. I too noticed that Freddy was taking FOREVER to pitch. Sometimes I'd swear we were sitting there for 30 seconds between pitches. They could have gone to commercial break. That game dragged if you there.