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Friday, August 21, 2009

WEEI: Merloni: You can start hating the Yankees again

As Jack Van Imp riles ‘em up!

Isn’t it good to have the Yankees in the mix again? Did you have fun last year when you were more concerned with the Rays than the Yanks? I didn’t. I want to hate them. I want to fear them. It’s just more fun that way. You had to know that this year was going to be different for boys from New York. Did you see what they did in the off-season? For years I’ve been pretty hard on their off season moves, and rightfully so. Think of all the wasted money they have spent on players that were either flash in the pans or over priced players out of their prime.

...But the point is made, I hope. They went out and spent a lot of money, but it was money that was spent on players that were still in their prime. They weren’t one-year wonders. They weren’t guys on their way out. They are all good — very good - and that’s the difference.

So get ready. The Yankees are back. You can hate them again. I’m talking, “I can’t stand the sight of them” type of hate. Both teams are confident and playing well.  This may be the best test for both teams and its going to take place right here at Fenway Park.  Sit back and enjoy the hatred!!


Repoz Posted: August 21, 2009 at 11:13 AM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: red sox, yankees

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   1. Gamingboy Posted: August 21, 2009 at 01:50 PM (#3300565)
You do not start hating the Yankees again, as you should never have to have a need to start hating them again, as that implies you had stopped hating them. You do not quit hating the Yankees. Anyone who says otherwise is not a "True" Yankee-Hater.
   2. Weekly Journalist_ Posted: August 21, 2009 at 01:51 PM (#3300566)
I like Lou Merloni on the radio. He's one of the few non-blithering idiots on WEEI.
   3. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: August 21, 2009 at 01:55 PM (#3300573)
Thank God Joba doesn't waste his time reading this sort of stuff and isn't scheuduled to pitch over the weekend, or I'd hold Merloni personally responsible for whatever happened to Youkilis or Li'l Dusty.
   4. Hubie Brooks (Not Really) Posted: August 21, 2009 at 01:59 PM (#3300577)
I always hate the Yankees.
   5. Maxwn Posted: August 21, 2009 at 02:08 PM (#3300587)
We are way ahead of you Lou.
   6. Dingbat_Charlie Posted: August 21, 2009 at 02:57 PM (#3300658)
my hate was just starting to wane when the free agent trifecta of CC, AJ and Tex stoked it back up.
   7. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: August 21, 2009 at 03:14 PM (#3300684)
Paraphrasing Jim Mora:

AGAIN??? Don't talk about AGAIN. Are you kidding me? AGAIN???
   8. Weekly Journalist_ Posted: August 21, 2009 at 03:16 PM (#3300689)
And indeed, who can hate the Red Sox with a team of such cuddly Teddy Bears as Josh Beckett, Kevin Youkilis, and Jonathan Papelbon.
   9. plink Posted: August 21, 2009 at 03:22 PM (#3300700)
And indeed, who can hate the Red Sox with a team of such cuddly Teddy Bears as Josh Beckett, Kevin Youkilis, and Jonathan Papelbon.

Hating the Yankees does not necessarily preclude one from hating the Red Sox.

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