Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – June 4, 2014

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The American League is playing to a remarkably level playing field. This could make the trade deadline very interesting and fans very happy.

That’s the topic for today’s episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Henderson Alvarez, Chris Owings, Drew Hutchison, Brandon Moss, Zack Wheeler, Evan Gattis, Adrian Beltre and Anibal Sanchez all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball
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The Big Bad A’s versus the poor helpless Yankees

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

Which team is David and which is Goliath again?

The best team in the American League played in the Bronx last night and here is a hint of who it was: They were wearing green.

The Yankees lineup woes continued and their bullpen melted down again. Despite a late lead, the Yankees couldn’t contain Vogt or Moss. The A’s took it in extra innings and looked like the big bad bully.

Clearly because they are the big spenders.

Meanwhile the Red Sox let another game slip away and Lincecum frustrates again.

Let’s get to the updated Dodged Bullet/Teeth Grinder tally.

An explanation of what this is all about can be found HERE.

 

 

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GIANTS DODGED BULLET – TEETH GRINDER Tally

Two bad innings sink Lincecum who was given a 1-0 lead and then a 4-3 hole. The Reds topped the Giants 8-3. TEETH GRINDER

26 Dodged Bullets 16 Teeth Grinders

TOTAL: + 10

 

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A’S DODGED BULLET – TEETH GRINDER Tally

Brandon Moss homered twice, including in the 10th, as the A’s beat the Yankees in extra innings, 5-2. DODGED BULLET

21 Dodged Bullets 20 Teeth Grinders

TOTAL: +1

 

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RED SOX DODGED BULLET – TEETH GRINDER Tally

Michael Bourn’s double broke a late tie and spoiled a Boston comeback as the Indians held on to win, 5-3.┬áTEETH GRINDER

18 Dodged Bullets 22 Teeth Grinders

TOTAL: -4

 

Chavez vs. Nuno tonight in the Bronx. It just isn’t fair. How can the Yankees compete?