Baseball Before Bedtime: Prove It All Night

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Here's what happened in baseball in the fields out behind the dynamo:

Indians 5, Tigers 0: Ol' HGH-usin', Jesus-praisin', pornography-lovin' Paul Byrd finally got his shit in gear just in time to shut out Detroit for eight innings. Hey, now the Indians are only fourteen games back! Thanks, Paul Byrd! Kelly Shoppach and Asdrubal Cabrera tater-totted off sad-sack loser Kenny Rogers. Could there possibly be a matchup of two pitchers I dislike less than these two chumps? Signs point to no, unless Orel Hershiser un-retires and Curt Schilling comes back from the dead.

Blue Jays 3, Rays 1: A.J. Burnett, who absolutely won't be traded, J.P. Ricciardi swears, gave up zero earned runs in seven innings, striking out 10 and picking up his career-high-matchin' twelfth win. No, no, believe me...he won't be traded. Stop calling Mr. Ricciardi immediately. You're wasting your rollover minutes. He will not be traded, ferreals. Matt Stairs, whom Ricciardi would absolutely trade if he got a better offer than "a box of Entenmann's cookies and a carton of goat milk", hit a two-run ding-dong.

Cardinals 12, Braves 3: If Atlanta's season hadn't ended this past weekend, it sure would have been over after this clusterfuck. Rookie hurler Charlie Morton was tagged for eight runs in three and two-thirds innings of 'pitching' in which he gave up 4 farts walks and 7 hits. Joe Mather singled, doubled, and totted to lead the Cardinal offense while Braden Looper was effective and mildly efficient, not unlike a low-budget Japanese sedan. Someone named Nick Stavinoha exists.


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12 Comments

Atlanta's season is over.
-Chipper Jones is on the DL
-McCann has a concussion
-Teixeira will be gone in the next 48 hours
-Hudson, Smoltz, Glavine (its top 3 opening day starters) are on the DL and are likely done for the year.

I don't have much of a reason to keep watching anymore.

I THOUGHT THIS WAS THE SEASON CHIPPER JONES WAS GOING TO HIT .400

HOW COULD YOU LIE TO ME SPORTSCENTER

Hey Matt,

Why don't you go over to Todd Jones's house and you two can cry and eat bon bons together.

The Orioles' season, however, is suddenly alive!

Right?

CTC, you made matt_T cry. You asshole.

I'm sorry, but I've got Todd Jones in a jar in my basement to prevent any further usage this year. I can't risk Matt finding out the TJE's location and alerting the authorities.

Also I wanna jump in on the comments from last night re: the new "Only One October" commercials... for the record, I'd just say that Spanish from Old School >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dane Cook.

Weensie from Old School > Spanish from Old School

My dog trying to squeeze out a dump for 30 seconds after I game her too much string cheese > Dane Cook

gave not game

+1 for the usage of old Bruce Springsteen.

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