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Posted: 7/19/2012 7:06:27 PM
Can anyone help me understand why there is so much love for Oakland on this forum? 

I understand griffin is hot right now, but such a cheap price on a HOT yankees team seems so hard to pass up.
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Posted: 7/19/2012 7:20:31 PM
im leaning on yankees. yes oakland has been doing well but have yankees been doing bad or something? and griffin has 1 win against the twins which is nothing to write home about. im thinkin RL 1st 5 yanks
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Posted: 7/19/2012 7:28:13 PM
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Posted: 7/19/2012 7:40:59 PM
im not falling into this A's superstition and am taking yanks RL first 5 and yanks ml for the game. YanksA's
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Posted: 7/19/2012 7:43:22 PM
I am on the yankees too... you don't ignore 43 straight games with 3+ runs. The A's will have to put up 5-6 tonight to win imo and I don't see that happening. Yankees already swept the A's in Oakland this year and have 9 straight vs them. This Yankees team is on another level tonight and they will dominate
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Posted: 7/19/2012 7:44:04 PM
The Yankees have scored 3 or more runs in 42 straight games, 2nd longest streak in MLB history. Assuming they score just the minimum 3 runs, Oakland would need 4 to win. They don't do that very often at home. I agree that the Yankees are the sneaky good value here, not the A's.
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Posted: 7/19/2012 7:47:19 PM
Well if u guys think Yankees win tonight....then I have to put money on that....

Yankees+Padres....
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Posted: 7/19/2012 7:51:32 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Getty3:

The Yankees have scored 3 or more runs in 42 straight games, 2nd longest streak in MLB history. Assuming they score just the minimum 3 runs, Oakland would need 4 to win. They don't do that very often at home. I agree that the Yankees are the sneaky good value here, not the A's.



they broke it... they are at 43 and will make it 44 tonight
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Posted: 7/19/2012 7:53:04 PM
I'm on Oakland.  Forget the fact that they've won 10 out of 12.  Forget that they're the 2nd hottest team behind the Bronx Bombers.  Why am I on Oakland?  I will back Jerod Parker and AJ Griffin against any #4 or #5 starting pitcher on ANY team at home.  If Griffin were up against Nova, Kuroda, or Sabathia, I wouldn't even touch this game at all.  NYY will probably end up winning this series.  However, Oakland is a bunch of young kids who have no fear of losing.  They have absolutely nothing to lose.

BOL tonight!
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Posted: 7/19/2012 8:03:30 PM
Freddie Garcia will get donkey punched tonight!
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Posted: 7/19/2012 8:05:16 PM
I think it's the travel plus Griffin plus the fact Garcia sucked even in triple A, I'm on Oakland because the line says so.
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Posted: 7/19/2012 8:26:21 PM

I posted this in the pro-Oakland thread... I think it will do better here. 

Garcia doesn't suck that bad anymore.  He's actually been pretty damn decent since being demoted. 

Over the last 10 appearances, some in relief:

3 through 5

1 in 7

2 in 5

0 in 2

0 in 1

1 in 1

0 in 2

0 in 2

11 runs over the last 28 innings = 3.53 ERA.  

I'm not the usual follow the public big name guy, but come on. A rookie pitcher making his 4th start against the best hitting club in baseball, supported by a bottom 3 offense?

I know Griffin has been lights out and Garcia started off very badly (but has been good lately), but the Yankees have the full bullpen rested including Phelps to go long if Garcia struggles. Even if he gives up 4 runs in the first 2 the Yankees will be far from out of it.

My gut says under with the Yankees winning like 4-1, but with Garcia on the mound and the Yankees capable of putting up 10 in any given game I don't think you can play the total here either way.

I really can't see the Yankees losing this game.

 

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Posted: 7/19/2012 8:30:19 PM
@ GraniteStateKid - Bottom 3 offense for sure.  Now look at their rankings with Yoenis Cespedes in the lineup.  I'm willing to eat some crow if the Yankees blow out Oakland, but I don't see it happening.

BTW, pop fly homeruns at Yankee Stadium don't even make it to the warning track at the Coliseum.  But don't take my word for it.
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Posted: 7/19/2012 8:31:54 PM
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I'm on Oakland.  Forget the fact that they've won 10 out of 12.  Forget that they're the 2nd hottest team behind the Bronx Bombers.  Why am I on Oakland?  I will back Jerod Parker and AJ Griffin against any #4 or #5 starting pitcher on ANY team at home.  If Griffin were up against Nova, Kuroda, or Sabathia, I wouldn't even touch this game at all.  NYY will probably end up winning this series.  However, Oakland is a bunch of young kids who have no fear of losing.  They have absolutely nothing to lose.

BOL tonight!


Nicely Said.. I agree there is a lot of raw talent in A's squad..NYY has had the A's number... Griffin has been great...Garcia is a bullpen guy turned starter...This is a no play for me.. Vegas is begging for Yankees action here...
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Posted: 7/19/2012 8:40:13 PM
I woudln't say Garcia is a 'Bullpen Guy Turned Starter".  He has started 334 games and relieved in 12.
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Posted: 7/19/2012 9:27:39 PM
Yankees, BIG... This one is too easy.  The lines is skewed and the A's aren't that good, a 500 team at best. Don't foall for the recent hot streak against suspect teams and bullpens.
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Posted: 7/19/2012 11:00:51 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by PlaysnPays:

Yankees, BIG... This one is too easy.  The lines is skewed and the A's aren't that good, a 500 team at best. Don't foall for the recent hot streak against suspect teams and bullpens.

Do you know why they're on a hot streak?  Look at the +/- in offense categories and record when Yoenis Cespedes is in the lineup.  Totally different team.

Still early but you gotta be sharper than Yogi Bear my friend.
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Posted: 7/19/2012 11:16:45 PM
I think yankees are planning to wake up in the 10th inning to play. Their attempt to play is so pathetic I'm about to stop paying attention to the game.
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Posted: 7/19/2012 11:29:58 PM
What the heck are the yanks swinging? They aren't bats! I'm done watching this game!
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Posted: 7/19/2012 11:31:55 PM
Congrats to A's backers.  Looks luke yesterday's rain cooled off Yank's bat completely.
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Posted: 7/19/2012 11:42:04 PM
you guys make me LOL.

the yanks just came off a 2800 mile flight like 24 hours ago. A cross country flight subjects people to flight fatigue due to turbulence & microshaking. On top of that, the yanks bodies think its 10PM when its only 7 over there. Their friggin tired, its that simple. so their timing is off on the bats. The short line was because vegas caps this but none of you square yankee backers do. For future reference, anytime a favorite flies cross country, fade them first game out. best hitting team, long winning streak, means nothing when a team is tired. duh.

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Posted: 7/20/2012 12:09:50 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by joshfactor:

you guys make me LOL.

the yanks just came off a 2800 mile flight like 24 hours ago. A cross country flight subjects people to flight fatigue due to turbulence & microshaking. On top of that, the yanks bodies think its 10PM when its only 7 over there. Their friggin tired, its that simple. so their timing is off on the bats. The short line was because vegas caps this but none of you square yankee backers do. For future reference, anytime a favorite flies cross country, fade them first game out. best hitting team, long winning streak, means nothing when a team is tired. duh.

 you also made me lol. There still a lot of inning left. did you see reds sox game? what a dumb behind
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Posted: 7/20/2012 12:20:38 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by bad_dog:

 you also made me lol. There still a lot of inning left. did you see reds sox game? what a dumb behind

bosox didnt fly 2800 miles last night, so your point is meaningless. hope you didnt put too much on the yanks tonight. maybe you should buy your bookie a nice toy instead of handing him money betting on teams who fly cross country. he would think more highly of you.
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Posted: 7/20/2012 12:40:57 AM
Thanks AJ Griffin and Yoenis Cespedes!

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Posted: 7/20/2012 12:42:23 AM
Ibanez looked lost tonight lol
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