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May 27, 2010 10:10 PM

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Third time's the charm?

Posted on May 27, 2010 at 4:48 PM by AJ Highlight this comment 1

Although I'm not much for cliches and things, it ended up that way when we played in the Bronx a couple weeks ago. We won the third game. Can you imagine what life would be like if we were in the AL East, and have to play the Yankees ad nauseum?

Posted on May 27, 2010 at 5:28 PM by luke Highlight this comment 2

The glare off the skyscrapers is actually a nuisance tonight.

Posted on May 27, 2010 at 7:50 PM by The Truth Hurts Highlight this comment 3

I lucked into 109 row 15 tonight, and was real impressed. The gradation issue wasn't much of a problem, good view straight ahead between pitcher mound and first base, just outside of the club level overhang. Yankee fans were making fun of Kubel's batting average!

Posted on May 27, 2010 at 11:07 PM by robin Highlight this comment 4

Did they have anything to say after the game?

Posted on May 28, 2010 at 12:26 AM by Dr. X Highlight this comment 5


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