All of baseball is abuzz about the Rays/Yanks "tussle". I think Girardi's comments made this all possible, but there's a part of me that's happy to see the Yanks showing some fire. I've been complaining for years that the Yanks have been plunked at a far greater rate than they've been doing the plunking. I also think Duncan's move yesterday was excessive and ill-timed. I think the better move would have been to table that anger and save it for the regular season.
What was reallllly lame was the pseudo-tough "tackle" that Gomes attempted. Sprinting in at a 6'5" behemoth, only to drop to your knees as you got close and only muster a shove?
And just because it's fun to remember, take a gander at the autograph Duncan-squatch gave a young Red Sox fan: