Cinderella '51 Yanks take Game One over '98ers, 7-4. Game two Monday

Vic Raschi, tourney MVP?
Coney gets ripped.
Knobby with the yips?
Next up: Sain v Pettitte

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Yankee Agony of Defeat Quiz


1. After giving up five earned runs in five innings today, Ian Kennedy's ERA...
a) Inched upward by 0.11.
b) Is now at 8.48.
c) Is still lower than Phil Hughes'.
d) Is 10.00 lower than Kei Igawa's.
e) All of the above.

2. The Yankees left 17 runners on base, eight of them by...
a) Jason Giambi and Johnny Damon.
b) Johnny Giambi and Jason Damon.
c) Jason Gamon and Johnny Diambi.
d) Johnny Jason and Damon Giambi.

3. In today's starting line-up, five of our nine hitters had batting averages below ... a) .220
b) the belt.
c) par.
d) just way down below.

4. Before the game, Kei Igawa was sent...
a) to Scranton.
b) to Timbuktu
c) to the moon.
b) 57 pizzas.

5. A-Rod hopes to rejoin the team on...
a) Tuesday.
b) Ecstacy.
c) acid.

6. ESSAY: Jean-Paul Sarte wrote, "God is absence. God is the solitude of man." Compare and contrast Sarte's vision with that of the stated comments of Henry-Hank Steinbrenner. (50 words or less)

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