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Lucky seven as Yankees reach .500

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Podcast on Jun 12, 2007 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

card-d55.jpgWhen Chien-Ming Wang allowed the homer by Chad Tracy, it was the first since Ben Broussard broke up his perfect game on May 5, a span of 45.2 innings.

Funny scene after the game. Hideki Matsui turned 33 today and a Japanese radio reporter asked Derek Jeter if he knew that. “Yes, Matsui is 35,” he said.

“No, 33,” she said.

“Yep, happy 35th Matsu,” Jeter said.

“No, 33!” she said, now flustered.

Jeter just smiled that “I’m Derek Jeter” smile. “He’s 35, didn’t you know that?” he said. “Happy birthday.”

The Yankees have won seven straight, their longest streak since they won 10 straight from May 7-17, 2005. That streak two years got them going. We’ll see what this one does.

Here is some audio from Jeter:

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