Is Rich Lewis a Primate or does he just play one on Inflatable Squirrel Carcass or something?
The 2012 Major League Baseball Playoffs will began later today with the inaugural Wild Card play-in games. In celebration of the second season beginning, we offer up some hard hitting analysis. No, there will be no mention of WAR, SIERA or WPA here. We will compare all ten playoff teams to bands with little to no method whatsoever.
The New York Yankees are U2
Both are aging and their best years are behind them. The face of U2 masks his age and deflects criticism with oversized sunglasses and by uniting big businesses and government leaders the world over in humanitarian efforts. The captain of the Yankees masks his age with B-list celebrity girlfriends and the gift baskets he hands them on the way out the door.
The San Francisco Giants are
Deerhunter Deer Tick The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Tame Impala JEFF the Brotherhood Screaming Females Cloud Nothings Diarrhea Planet Sad Day For Puppets King Tuff Gold-Bears Metz Ringo Deathstarr …
Don’t even bother trying to peg the Giants. They’re a rad band you haven’t heard of yet.
The Oakland Athletics are Pavement
Neither of these sloppy messes should amount to much of anything, amirite? Yet, both manage to pull of incredibly unique successes. They’re both from California, but not the nice part, and you can bank on both of them ending up in Portland at some point.
Posted: October 05, 2012 at 04:48 PM | 42 comment(s)
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