For me, and I’m guessing most of the loyal Blankard community, the Red Sox current struggles are quite amusing. I’ve always said that I’m a bigger fan of the game than I am of any one team, but seeing the Red Sox scuffle with such gluttony fills me with great joy.

Today, the Red Sox fell behind the Orioles 5-0 early and starting pitcher Clay Buchholz was removed by manager Bobby Valentine in the fourth after surrendering three home runs and four walks. Hence, the meme you see above.

I’ll admit that I’m not great at creating these things and I’m sure some of you will produce far more hilarious results. Feel free to take this picture and contribute to the fun. I’ll post the best ones below.


And finally, from Jim Rekrut and Matthew Kory:





Comments (3)

  1. Re: The Clay Buckholz Pic … “Sometimes when I get nervous I get my fingers like this and smell them”… Inspired by Mary Catherine Gallagher from the movie Superstar inspired from the character from SNL

  2. the marginal snark on his face takes him out of emo territory. refer to emo juan uribe to see how it’s done.

  3. also, did bobby valentine actually say that? seems almost plausible. love that guy (but only when he’s managing the red sox).

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