Phillies Modify iPods to Top Yankees in World Series Game 5
After losing three out of four games against the New York Yankees, the Philadelphia Phillies stayed alive last night with a much needed 8-6 win in Game 5 of the World Series.
Everyone wanted to know -- what was the difference? What changes did they make this time. According to National Public Radio's Morning Edition, there was one big change -- they decided to modify their iPod mix.
"We changed our music," Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins says of his and outfielder Jayson Werth's winning strategy. "I think that was a good thing ... It was too much New York. We had Jay-Z in [the locker room]. We had Jay-Z on the field, we were playing in New York."
Good call! While we're sure Jay-Z appreciates Rollins and Werth being fans of his music, the hip-hop icon is a huge Yankee fan and, is undoubtedly, anti a Philly win. As a matter of fact, Jay gave the BoomBox his official World Series outcome prediction. "I'm gonna take the Yankees in seven ... Dramatic A-Rod walk off at the end of the game, redeeming him for all the times the paper and media vilified him," Jay told the BoomBox.
The Phillies and Yanks go head-to-head tomorrow night for Game 6 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NY.