Fancier teams spray each other with champagne, but the Phillies would rather get wasted.
The Red Sox clinched the AL Wild Card late Tuesday night by losing 8-7 to the Toronto Blue Jays. Lucky for them, the Rangers also lost. MLB.com calls their celebration "unusual." This is Google image's answer to the search phrase "Red Sox Clinch:"
"Hey Mark, how do you do a high-five again?"
I've been thinking a lot about baseball mascots recently (more to come), so I was slightly concerned by last night's lack of Phillie Phanatic photo footage. I mean, maybe (s)he doesn't drink, but shouldn't (s)he show up with a seltzer and support his/her team? I googled "Phillie Phanatic likes to get drunk" and this is what happened:
I guess that green thing had other priorities. Okay, COME ON DODGERS. STOP LOSING AND WIN THE WEST.