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.
Scott Reinen joined me to talk about trusting CC Sabathia, Luis Severino becoming the best pitcher in baseball, if Aaron Hicks is good or not and second-half expectations for Giancarlo Stanton.
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.
The Yankees are guaranteed a win every five games because Luis Severino is starting.
Back on May 4, I wrote The Yankees Are Even Better Than They Have Played. Back then, the Yankees were 22-10. Here I am today, writing once again how the Yankees are even better than they have played.
The first half of the Subway Series went well with a series win, but the Yankees were very close to losing all three games against a Mets team that looks like it might just go through the motions for the rest of the season.
After dominating the Orioles and Blue Jays, my mood has changed on Sonny Gray. But until he proves himself against the best in the AL, I won’t fully come around on him.
Sonny Gray cost the Yankees three prospects in order to obtain him last season, and due to his performance this season, the Yankees are going to have to give up even more to make up for his incompetence.