"And then I tried to warn him about throwing Cy Young winners against me, but he did it anyway! Some people..." - USA TODAY Sports
Before we even set out, this needs to be understood.
I feel like the idea that there are now people too young to get Calvin & Hobbes references is a great threat to American society. by ferociouswalrus on Apr 30, 2013 | 12:29 PM up rec
That’s like saying someone is too young to recognize the Mona Lisa or to have heard of Aristotle. There are some things that everyone should be exposed to, regardless of age.
I hate that last sentence, but whatever. by Joel D on Apr 30, 2013 | 4:38 PM up 3 recs flag
Introduce Calvin and Hobbes to as many people as you can... for the children.
In Tribe news, people are already getting Clevelanded in silly ways.
No, he was actually playing first base. Runners kept stepping on him. by walter.white on Apr 30, 2013 | 5:25 PM up rec
Bad luck. Elsewhere, morale was not at an all-time high at the week's outset.
How do we feel about Ubaldo this week?
We put Tomlin’s brain in Ubaldo’s body. Let’s see if they notice. What if... by Danieldelamaiz on Apr 29, 2013 | 9:00 PM up rec flag
can we put Ubaldo’s brain in Tomlin’s body and trade it to the Yankees? "I can very easily see a scenario in a couple of months where we’re talking about our starting rotation as a strength.’’ –CA by westbrook on Apr 29, 2013 | 9:59 PM up rec flag
Morale would take a surprising uptick with back-to-back games against Cy Young winners, who are the Tribe's bread and butter, apparently.
Memo to all Cy Young winners: DO NOT F WITH T. FRANCONA What if... by Danieldelamaiz on Apr 30, 2013 | 7:26 PM rec flag
They can get to Doc.
by JulioBernazard on Apr 30, 2013 | 3:41 PM up reply 1 recs by JulioBernazard on May 1, 2013 | 1:39 AM
ALL YOUR CY YOUNG WINNERS ARE BELONG TO US Irrational exuberance since December 2012. by Gradyforpresident on Apr 30, 2013 | 8:09 PM rec flag
1948 Bats right like Thornton, left like Hargrove. by ethorn on May 2, 2013 | 9:40 AM
So we have 2 aces in Bauer and Jimenez and a decent number 2 in Masterson? That’s pretty good. by Cols714 on May 1, 2013 | 11:20 PM rec flag
Old friend Cliff Lee came back to face new full-time intellectual/part-time pitcher Trevor Bauer...
I’ve gotta believe it will be the largest disparity of the number of books read between opposing starters in MLB history. by Joel D on Apr 29, 2013 | 9:12 PM up 11 recs flag
...and (in unrelated news) old friend Jason Kipnis HR picture also made a belated season debut.
WELL WOULD YOU LOOK AT THAT!
"I can very easily see a scenario in a couple of months where we’re talking about our starting rotation as a strength.’’ –CA by westbrook on Apr 29, 2013 | 8:12 PM rec flag
A quick recap of why we love Cleveland...
Columbus is the dividing point. A drive down I-71 South to Cincinnati is filled with billboards telling you why you are going to hell. by Cols714 on May 2, 2013 | 11:14 AM up rec
By the time you get to Cinci, you believe you’ve arrived there. by Joel D on May 2, 2013 | 9:26 PM up 3 recs flag
...and the rest...
The traitors got what they deserved. Irrational exuberance since December 2012. by Gradyforpresident on May 1, 2013 | 3:34 PM up rec flag
You can turn them into Carlos Santana! Yeah, I put Bertman's on my bat. What of it? by MooneysRebellion on May 1, 2013 | 11:02 AM up rec flag
All other ages should go for it, though "I don’t care if it’s Mother Teresa, if she was wearing a Yankee uniform, I’d still boo her." - mauichuck by Turkmenbashi on Apr 30, 2013 | 11:42 PM up rec flag
Guys, I talked to Ambien before the game and the keys to getting with me are to be a gentleman, but also a bad boy.
Back to you. We wear caps and sleeves at this level, son. Understood? by no1ever on Apr 30, 2013 | 7:57 PM up rec flag
I didn’t realize that the Transmogrifier’s effects lasted that long. by mtg8 on Apr 30, 2013 | 9:09 PM rec flag
Hopefully they last all season, good person. For right here and right now, though, I'd say they're doing well.
Time and place are just Bro constructs. Let's Go Tribe by Ryan on May 1, 2013 | 10:58 PM up rec flag
Oh. I guess that's it from me then. I'll leave the sign-off line for my favorite LGT'er.
LGT : come for the baseball, stay for the Calvin and Hobbes references. by Joel D on Apr 30, 2013 | 8:41 AM 3 recs flag