It’s a whole new world

Mike Mussina was grumbling sarcastically as he walked through the Yankees’ clubhouse this afternoon, munching on a can of peanuts.

“There’s nothing to eat in this place,” Mussina said.

Joe Girardi’s new movement to banish sweets from the players lounge may hit Mussina, a self-professed sugar junkie, the hardest. You’re talking about a guy whose blood type is practically Mountain Dew. Mussina is making more than $11 million this year, so you’d think he could supply his own ice cream and M&Ms, but it’s the principle of the matter.

Meanwhile, here’s something Joe Torre wouldn’t have approved of. Johnny Damon lugs a portable white karaoke machine everywhere the Yankees go now, and it has a jack to put anybody’s iPod in and crank up some tunes.

Brian Bruney was the guest DJ this afternoon and, in a completely random succession, we were all treated to Young Jeezy’s ‘Go Getter,’ the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Under the Bridge,’ Kid Rock’s ‘Devil Without a Cause,’ and Seven Mary Three’s ‘Water’s Edge.’

Chien-Ming Wang is still the coolest kid in school. None of this bothered him as he sat at his locker, silently (what else?), flipping through an exotic car magazine.


Bryan, please hire Bruney do party instead of pitching.


LET’S GO YANKEES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Let me get this right on the Bob Sheppard front – is it just Jeet who’s going to have a pre-recorded introduction?


I have exactly the same feeling about tonight, I’m hoping Halladay doesn’t have his stuff like it’s a game 7 or something


I presume it is now6.45 in New York, 25 minutes to go, what is the forecast, is it raining.

Aussie Bryan


20 minutes to go! Why is it that I’m so excited over the beginning of a season that will last 6+months? I mean I feel like tonight’s the most important thing and really there are 161 more of these. Heh, fans really are stupid (myself included).


No excuse for Mussina not having the energy to rack up the mph if his blood is pure Mountain Dew!!

Minutes to go now.


“Johnny Damon lugs a portable white karaoke machine everywhere the Yankees go now..”



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