Welcome to PatsFans.com

Yankee's vs Phillie's Predictions

Discussion in 'Red Sox Fan Forum' started by IcyPatriot, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ---- JAG ----- PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    36,493
    Likes Received:
    18
    Ratings:
    +25 / 1 / -0

    #87 Jersey

    This is going to be a mammoth series. Lots of stars on both teams, great pitching and great hitting. I'm going to say Phillie's win it 4-2. That will be tough with the Yankees having the home field advantage.

    Sabathia will deliver but will the rest of the Yankee staff? Will Pedro be daddy? The storylines are too numerous to mention. Will it be Howard, Texiera, Victorino or A-Rod? Who will be the star of stars?

    Charlie Manuel vs Joe Gee-Yahti (AKA the greaseball).

    Phillies have nothing to lose - pressure is all on the Yankees ... it's going to be a great series and yes ... there will be blood. I know the pressure thing is overrated but really ... it's been a long time since a title came to NY.
  2. sdaniels7114

    sdaniels7114 Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2006
    Messages:
    5,742
    Likes Received:
    7
    Ratings:
    +7 / 0 / -0

    The AL Pennant is decided with a best of 7 series of games, not 5.
  3. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ---- JAG ----- PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    36,493
    Likes Received:
    18
    Ratings:
    +25 / 1 / -0

    #87 Jersey

    It's so over ... just a formality now.
  4. SportsHeckle.com

    SportsHeckle.com Rookie

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2009
    Messages:
    15
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Skankees getting beat in 7
  5. Double G

    Double G Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2004
    Messages:
    2,271
    Likes Received:
    5
    Ratings:
    +5 / 0 / -0

    There's no way the Yankees blow yet another ALCS is there?

    No; they have CC, the great equalizer.

    That said, if the game Saturday night is rained out and the Angels win on Sunday, do you go with Lachey on three days rest Monday night?

    Things could get interesting in "Da Bronx"; Frank from Gloucester just took a dump in his depends after tonights game.

    The Yankee bullpen blew that game............
  6. Patsfanin Philly

    Patsfanin Philly Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2005
    Messages:
    6,665
    Likes Received:
    8
    Ratings:
    +8 / 0 / -0

    From your mouth to G-d's ears, as the expressions goes.......

    If Sat's game is rained out and if the Angels can push it to game 7, it certainly messes up the Yankees' rotation while Lee will likely (duh) start game 1 on Wed......
    This Phillies team is not intimidated by the Yankees which happened to alot of NL teams in the late 90's. The Phillies are the champs and while not swaggering, they are not afraid of A-rod et al...I would not be shocked to see some fiesty scens after a few guys get plunked........
    I wonder what the over under on home runs will be if it's Phil-NY in those two parks......
  7. Real World

    Real World Rookie

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2006
    Messages:
    26,287
    Likes Received:
    24
    Ratings:
    +26 / 0 / -1

    Don't teams still have to win 4 games in the ALCS, to move on to the World Series? Why do people always think a series is over when one team wins 3 games? Baseball is totally different than other sports, in that the starting pitcher changes with each game. All it takes is for a guy to have a bad day, for a series to change. Are the Angels not capable of winning a few games in a row against the Yankees? They did it earlier this year. Heck, the REdsox beat the Yankees for 8 straight games, only to have the Yankees even the season series before it was all said and done. The point is, until one team has won 4 games, anything can happen. REdsox fans of all people, should know that. Of course, maybe this is one of those reverse psycology deals, where Icy says the Yanks are a shoe in, while really hoping to jinx them. We'll find out by Monday the latest!
  8. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ---- JAG ----- PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    36,493
    Likes Received:
    18
    Ratings:
    +25 / 1 / -0

    #87 Jersey

    Like I said ... this was not hard to see ... the Angels were overmatched.

    This will be a great series.

    Hopefully the Phillies win but this Yankee team may well be the team of destiny this year.

    Where's Zimmer?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jb8Tpt6lEjg
    [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2009
  9. Real World

    Real World Rookie

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2006
    Messages:
    26,287
    Likes Received:
    24
    Ratings:
    +26 / 0 / -1

    They are arguably the two best teams in baseball, meeting for a 7 game series, to determine the champion. I think it's going to be a terrific series, and likely to go 6 or 7 games. If you compare each team top to bottom, their aren't too many holes.
  10. ausbacker

    ausbacker Brady > Manning. PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2008
    Messages:
    12,963
    Likes Received:
    17
    Ratings:
    +22 / 0 / -0

    #51 Jersey

    Phillies 4-1
  11. Patsfanin Philly

    Patsfanin Philly Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2005
    Messages:
    6,665
    Likes Received:
    8
    Ratings:
    +8 / 0 / -0

    I'm watching the game thinking, "the Red Sox lost to these guys??"
    Sunday should be a wild day in Philly. Giants @ Eagles at 1:00 PM (moved from 4pm and the World Series at 8:00PM.... Tix for the Series are starting at $600 for standing room only in Philly, even more than in NY. You could get bleacher seats for last year's series for $500. This year if you want a seat, be prepared to fork over $1000, at least and in this economy!!
  12. Real World

    Real World Rookie

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2006
    Messages:
    26,287
    Likes Received:
    24
    Ratings:
    +26 / 0 / -1

    So much for the recession I guess.
  13. Patsfanin Philly

    Patsfanin Philly Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2005
    Messages:
    6,665
    Likes Received:
    8
    Ratings:
    +8 / 0 / -0

    Or people find the money for the things that they value........Go to stubhub, you'll be shocked. On the flip side, I know one guy who sold his tickets for the playoffs and used the money to pay for next year's season tickets and hard wood floors throughout the house (keep the spouse happy)He's very happy with the supply and demand.
  14. WhiskeyBreath

    WhiskeyBreath Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 3, 2008
    Messages:
    1,550
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Philly in 6 maybe 7. They have the offense to mash with the NYY and I think Sabathia doesn't get it done. The NYY do have a huge advantage at closer though.
  15. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ---- JAG ----- PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    36,493
    Likes Received:
    18
    Ratings:
    +25 / 1 / -0

    #87 Jersey

    The World Series really could use a great series ... I hope it goes 7 games.
  16. patsfanofNC12

    patsfanofNC12 Rookie

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2007
    Messages:
    1,266
    Likes Received:
    2
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0

    F*ck that, I hope it is a Phillies thrashing of NY. Make them look really bad, I can't take anymore of Joba coming out to protect a lead, makes me sick.
  17. Real World

    Real World Rookie

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2006
    Messages:
    26,287
    Likes Received:
    24
    Ratings:
    +26 / 0 / -1

    I guess it works both ways. Maybe I should try selling the wife on me buying a set of season tickets, as a business investment. I'm sure that'll get real far. :D
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2009
  18. Double G

    Double G Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2004
    Messages:
    2,271
    Likes Received:
    5
    Ratings:
    +5 / 0 / -0

    I don't have a problem with him coming out to protect a lead because he's sucked at it lately; keep trotting him out there Girardi you greaseball..................
  19. nikkinicole

    nikkinicole Guest

    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    My opinion is:

    I don't care HOW MANY games it takes as long as the Yankees do NOT win! I think my points been made ;)
  20. nikkinicole

    nikkinicole Guest

    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Yes! Thank you.:singing:
  21. BadMoFo

    BadMoFo Rookie

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2007
    Messages:
    5,758
    Likes Received:
    5
    Ratings:
    +5 / 0 / -0

    It won't go seven because that's what everyone wants. I really don't care, but I do live in Philly and they deserve to suffer. Already calling this a dynasty.
  22. 911Truther

    911Truther Banned

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2009
    Messages:
    10
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    I predict the Yankees win in six games.
  23. Double G

    Double G Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2004
    Messages:
    2,271
    Likes Received:
    5
    Ratings:
    +5 / 0 / -0

    No offense, but that is one fvcked up picture for your avatar.
  24. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ---- JAG ----- PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    36,493
    Likes Received:
    18
    Ratings:
    +25 / 1 / -0

    #87 Jersey


    Did you ever read that article ... was like 100 seasons of no titles in Philly?
  25. captain insano

    captain insano Rookie

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2006
    Messages:
    2,515
    Likes Received:
    3
    Ratings:
    +5 / 0 / -0

    the Phillie's won a title in the 70s or was it the 80s with Pete rose. the sixers also won the NBA title in 83. the flyers won the cup beating the bruins in 73 :rolleyes:
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2009
  26. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ---- JAG ----- PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    36,493
    Likes Received:
    18
    Ratings:
    +25 / 1 / -0

    #87 Jersey

    Last edited: Oct 28, 2009
  27. Double G

    Double G Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2004
    Messages:
    2,271
    Likes Received:
    5
    Ratings:
    +5 / 0 / -0

    You read it wrong; not 100 years in a row, 100 years combined for all four of their major sad sack worthless sack of monkey **** teams.

    Their last title was 1983, when they beat the Royals in the World Series and that douchebag Tug McGraw was on the mound for the last out.

    The Phillies ended the drought last year and I hope they repeat this year; they are a real team, not a pack of frauds like the Twins (explain to me how that rinky dink fvcking team gets into the playoffs what seems like every year only to go down in flames) or the Angels, both of which sh!t their pants facing the mighty 200+ million Yankees.

    There are going to be a lot of pissed of pizza delivery men in New York tomorrow named Sal or Guido, so stay away from pizza pies tomorrow you ballbag New Yorkers.
  28. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ---- JAG ----- PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    36,493
    Likes Received:
    18
    Ratings:
    +25 / 1 / -0

    #87 Jersey


    No I had it right because I knew it from posting it before ... 100 seasons.

    25 years x 4 teams = 100 seasons.

  29. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ---- JAG ----- PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    36,493
    Likes Received:
    18
    Ratings:
    +25 / 1 / -0

    #87 Jersey

    I think the Yankees need A-Rod or Damon to hit to have a chance. A-Rod because he can crush mistake pitches and Damon because of his unorthodox hitting style which unhinges pitchers at times.

    Hard to call a game crucial but Martinez vs Burnett ... Pedro will be ready but will the nervy Burnett be ready to counter in his house. Pedro can conquer the ghost of Daddy ... oh the drama is huge. He's got to know Red Sox nation is way behind him.
  30. BOSTN BEANER

    BOSTN BEANER Rookie

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2009
    Messages:
    41
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    I know I'm late in making my prediction but ill make it now anyways the same way it was before todays game which was phillies 4-2. I've actually been telling a friend of mine since the cliff lee trade that the phillies would repeat. My friend happens to be a yankees fan who thought this year was gona be handed to the yanks on a platter and today he called me after the game to say "oh no, we suck again!" Haha he was trying to make it sound like it did on the waterboy but the point is he just realized the guy they have been able to lean on, sabathia just lost game one cuz he was outpitched by lee. Burnett is so unconsistant and pedro hasn't pitched against a lineup like this yet so I don't know what to expect in game 2 but I'm rooting for pedro, not just for my hate of the yanks but it would be nice to see pedro get one more ring before he's done.

Share This Page