Showing posts with label marcus thames. Show all posts
Showing posts with label marcus thames. Show all posts

Friday, August 20, 2010

Here They Come, Yo. Here They Come.

Curtis Grand has gotten a lot of crap since coming to New York, especially since the guy who the Yankees traded for him, Austin Jackson, is hitting .303.  He started off the year red hot but then a groin injury slowed him down. It seems now C-Grand is starting to pick up steam again.

In the last ten games Grandy is batting .333 with 3 homers. Maybe hope week is inspiring him or maybe Kevin Long's swing revamp is the cause of this resurgence. His outs have been hit hard as well and it seems he is early on almost every pitcher. He has jumped his average 10 points up.

I like to group Thames and Grandy together so I can do rap group photoshops.

Marcus Markley Thames (yes it is his real name) has been even hotter than the Grandyman. Hitting .379 over his last 10 games. Marcus might be one of Cashman's best signings this year.


Sunday, March 28, 2010

DJ Thames

I love the Yankees addition of Granderson but with him the Yankees brought along his boy, Marcus Thames. Thames has not had the best spring. Actually he has had on the worst springs you can have. Though he is better against lefty pitchers and didn't face too many; a dismal spring still is not the best sign. Right now Thames has 2 hits a single and a home run. He says now he is starting to get back into the swing of things:
“It’s starting to feel comfortable,” Thames said. “It is what it is. I haven’t faced that many (lefties this spring), but I’m not using any excuses. Facing righties, I want to do well against them too, but I haven’t. I’ve hit some balls hard here and there, but getting to see some a couple of days in a row is making me feel a lot better up there.”

Right now it is not looking to good for Thames. Cashman can always go out and pick up another bench player. Marcus has one more week to prove to the Yankees that he can be that guy. Though he defense isn't great Thames can be exactly what we need off the bench.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Joba Throws Scoreless 9th

Joba came into today spring game and he wasn't exactly spotless. He allowed 2 hits but struck out 1 while leading the Yankees to a 2-1 victory over the Tigers. Burnett had a good long outing 6 and 2/3 giving up 1 run and 3 hits. Thames homered (about time) and Grandy got 2 hits. The Yanks play the Tigers again tomorrow and the game is at 1. It will be on YES most of the games this week haven't so I am very pleased. You can watch the Yankees at 1 and that will lead into the NCAA tournament which I believe starts at 2.

My Fantasy draft is tomorrow and I am very excited. My team name is Country Strong since my team's emotional leader is Adam Dunn.

Here is a great picture from today, Coke is saying hello to his old catcher: