CLIPPARD!!!!!!!

He did it again!
That vulture did it again!
The Nationals are 3-1 in their last four games.

Tyler Clippard’s record in those four games?
3-1.

That’s right, he’s got the decision in all 4 games.
If the Nats rallied in the 9th yesterday, he would have won 4 games in 4 days!

Instead he has to settle for a mere 3 wins in 4 days.

Remember how I claimed he was trying to make a run at Jack Chesbro’s unbreakable record of 41 wins in a season? Well it isn’t looking so outrageous now.

Today against the Mets he became the league leader in wins with 7 wins against 1 loss.

If he keeps up this pace, he’ll go 33-4 for the year.

Hmm… even at THIS pace he can’t catch Chesbro. Man, that was quite a season Jack Chesbro had in 1904.
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Hey Die Hard Ranger Fan… Sully wants to talk to you

I saw this guy in a bunch of the highlights of last night’s classic A’s/Rangers game that nobody saw.

This guy was there… and he was loving the game and no doubt crushed by the final score.

He is a true die hard Rangers fan, wearing the throw back jersey and every thing.
I am sure he would read my Rangers Home Grown vs. Acquired Entry and have tons of problems with it.

Here’s why I am fascinated with this guy… as I wrote before, I have NEVER met a die hard Rangers fan.

EVER! Texas is always associated with football and the few Texans who I know who love baseball are Astros fans.

I’ve never met a soul who lives and dies with the Rangers.

So if you are this guy or you know him… get in touch with me at info@sullybaseball.com

Seriously, I would love to hear who your favorite players were and what your favorite Rangers memories are.

They play in a football crazed state that also has great NBA teams. And they are the only franchise to never win a playoff series.

Yet here this guy is… cheering on the Rangers and still believing.

You are clearly a GREAT baseball fan.
And I always want to meet great baseball fans.
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In the NBA playoffs, I am rooting for Lucy

In the past I have written several posts where I support Cleveland fans in their Quixotic quest to have any happiness in their sports life.

I talked about feeling their pain

I advised them to stop watching sports for the rest of the year after LeBron and company flopped last spring…

And I told them to move to Florida where they will be happier sports wise.

I always root for the Cleveland team because they are Charlie Brown. (Perhaps a better name for the football team would be the Cleveland Charlie Browns.)

I have nothing but sympathy for Cleveland fans and would LOVE to see them get a title… except when they play one of my own teams.

It just goes to show how powerful team loyalty can be. I rooted so hard for the Red Sox against the Indians in 2007 even though I had already seen my Red Sox win a World Series and slay the Yankee dragon a few years before.

I also knew that Indians team would probably be dismantled and 2007 was the best chance for Cleveland to celebrate.

I didn’t care. I wanted to see them squirm. If the Sox had lost, I would have been rooting for the Indians big time against the Rockies.

But against my team, a region’s suffering is meaningless.

And now I have the Celtics up against the Cavs.
I’ve seen the Celtics win it all 4 times… including a 2008 title against the dreaded Lakers.

Rooting for a Celtic title this year is just greedy… and the chances of LeBron James sticking around in Cleveland are fading fast. And the once in a lifetime talent could leave Cleveland without a ring.

And if the Cavs won this series, I would be rooting for them all the way.

But against my team? Screw em!

I am not rooting for Charlie Brown. I am rooting for Lucy to pull the football away.

Does that make me a jerk?

Yeah probably.

Go Celtics.

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