In what was supposed to be a championship season, the Yankees are headed back to the AL Wild-Card Game
The Yankees are done in the division and now their lead on the first wild-card spot has dwindled to 2.5 games in what was supposed to be a championship season. Aaron Boone should be on the hot seat for the rest of the season.
The Yankees trail the Res Sox by four games in the loss column with a four-game series this weekend in Boston. The Yankees have to make up ground or it will be back to the wild-card game.
It’s been eight years since the Yankees’ near-trade of Cliff Lee that cost them the AL pennant and a trip to the World Series, and they haven’t been back to the World Series since.
I didn’t see Sunday or Monday’s trades coming, which is the way most Brian Cashman trades happen. The Yankees traded away Chasen Shreve, Adam Warren Tyler Austin.
The Yankees should have two general managers the way some football teams have two kickers. One GM could do the free-agent signings and Brian Cashman could do the trades.
The Yankees tried to fix Nathan Eovaldi for two seasons and weren’t able to. The last thing the team needs is a reunion with the hard-throwing failed starter.
Gleyber Torres has been the Yankees’ second-best hitter this season, but he continues to inexplicably bat ninth behind pitchers, backup catchers and utility players.
The Yankees took two out of three from the Red Sox over the weekend, and we didn’t learn anything we didn’t already know about the best two teams in baseball.
See how many catch phrases Yankees play-by-play man Michael Kay will say during a broadcast. As seen on The Michael Kay Show on YES Network and heard on ESPN Radio New York.
It wasn’t just that the Yankees were swept by a bad Rays team over the weekend, it was how they were swept in the three games.