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The Night is Dark and Full of Errors

The night is dark. And full of errors. It happens. pic.twitter.com/Fy9nBvuUhQ— Julian Benbow (@julianbenbow) April 11, 2015 I’m a fan of George R.R. Martin’s World of Ice and Fire, both the television series and the books. This game was a long and brutal contest and reminded me of of Brienne and Podrick’s slog through the Riverlands. Just when you thought the well-meaning pair attained some measure of success they were thwarted by the ruffians of the area. Or as tourists would call it, your typical night in the Bronx. Carice van Houten, who portrays Meliasandre in “A Game of Thrones,” stayed for the entire six hours and 49 minutes of the game. Rather than Stannis’s balls in her grasp she had a genuine major league souvenir. She rooted for the Red Sox when she found out fellow Dutchman Xander Bogaerts played for them, but then learned Didi Gregorius was on the Yankees. Both players have been knighted, so I should be calling them Ser Xander and Ser Didi. Of course, the Red Woman should root for the Red Sox as long as she refrains from burning the more productive players. I got the ball ! @mlb pic.twitter.com/62KdZ6Alte— Carice van Houten...

The Rains of Bronx-amere

And who are you, the proud Yank said, that I must swing so low? Only a bat of a different stroke, that’s all the truth I know. With a stroke of gold or a stroke of lead, Big Papi still has pop, And his eyes are keen and sharp, my lord, as keen and sharp as yours. And so he spoke, and so he spoke, that lord of Bronx-amere, But now the rains weep o’er his Stade, with no one there to hear. Yes now the rains weep o’er his Stade, and not a soul to hear. One more episode and a year to recover, my sweet summer children. Perhaps the Red Sox will help with the healing this season rather than harm, as they did in 2011 and 2012. Game 58: June 2, 2013 ∙ 6 innings Boston Red Sox35-23 3 W: Clay Buchholz (8-0) HR: Jose Iglesias (1), David Ortiz (10) New York Yankees31-25 0 L: Hiroki Kuroda (6-4) No extra base hits...


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