when you say 'supposed to lose' what exactly do you mean?Hey, who knew, Papelbon's tired. I think we're all tired Pap.
Things That Are Getting Me Through Right Now:
1. A little song I made up about Rodney Harrison. It's harder than you might think to find a rhyme for "reconstructed" but surprisingly easy to work Bon Jovi into a song about football.
2. Creating Snakes on a Plane phone messages from Varitek to the pitching staff. Trust me, hearing Samuel L. Jackson tell Schilling to stop messing with his hair and pick up his "homeboy" Jason to go see Snakes on a Plane will DEFINITELY make you smile.
3. Thinking about a world in which someone let Isiah Thomas enter and win a contest to run the Yankees for a week. Even money says that within two hours he'd trade three pitchers for another 3rd baseman with 21 errors and by the end of Day 3 he'd have forced Torre to resign and named himself manager.
And that's not much, but it's all I got. Well, that and:
Excerpt: Jason Varitek's Rehabilitation Diary, Day 9: August 15, 2006
6:30 PM: Meets 17-year-old teen who recently recieved liver transplant. Considers recommending to Tito he add the kid to the bullpen as he can't really be any worse.