The only thing I could think of after watching Game Four of the 2009 World Series last night, was something so obvious, that I'm surprised no one brought it up. Haven't we seen this before from the Bronx Bombers? Go back to Game Seven of the 2003 ALCS. The Yankees are down 5-2 in the bottom of the 8th inning to the Boston Red Sox. Pedro Martinez, up to the point of one out and nobody on base, was pitching brilliantly. That was until Derek Jeter started the rally with a double. A mound visit and some base hits later, and the game was tied up at 5-5. Pedro Martinez leaves the mound in shock, to the delight of Yankees fans of course. Go back to Game Five of the 2000 World Series against the Mets at Shea Stadium. The game is tied in the 9th inning, 2-2, with two outs. Luis Sojo hit a single up ...
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