The Filibuster

The Boston Red Sox just don’t know how to give up. Who has the edge going into Game 7 of the ALCS? The Rays who are just one loss from emulating their perennial loser status or the Sox who have recently become known as the New Yankees?

–Jeff
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I really don’t like to be disrespectful to my friends because I have so few of them left but c’mon man. This is your real question? Of course the Red Sox have the edge in this series. They’ve won two straight and proven that they come back from almost any deficit. The Rays just don’t have anything left in the tank and, as I predicted, it’s going to be a Philadelphia-Boston World Series this year. Heck, you called this yourself yesterday.

The real question now is who’s going to win in the end. The Red Sox have all the experience but the Phillies represent change and historic losers making good. If we go back to my initial comparison of the Phillies with Barack Obama, though, something kind of eerie emerges and makes me think that Sen. Obama has been reading RSBS:

It’s possible that this a coincidence but I think it’s highly unlikely. In fact, Sen. Obama, if you’re SarahPalinBarbarians.jpgreading this, I just want you to know that you’re doing a great job but please make sure you continue watching out for the barbarians.

Now, Game 7 of the ALCS starts in just a couple minutes and I’m sure all our fine readers will be glued to that. And I want to get over there myself. So, enjoy the game. And enjoy Colin Powell’s return. Welcome, General. It’s great to have you back.

-A

2 Comments

Good call, Allen! Boston won. Oh, wait. No, they didn’t.

http://janeheller.mlblogs.com

Thanks Jane. Let’s just chalk it up to reverse psychology and forget it ever happened.
-A

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