When Robinson Cano hit a 3-run homer last night in Kansas City, the blast gave the Yankees an 8-5 lead and gave Craig some material for Jerry Recco’s first update of the morning.
After the ball left the bat, the one and only Suzyn Waldman let out a moan, which prompted Craig to morph into one of his many alter egos — and talk about the professionalism displayed in the Yankees radio booth each and every night the Bombers take the field.
The Yankees won the game 9-7 despite a shaky performance from Ivan Nova, but the young right hander kept things in perspective following the game, reminding the assembled media that he gets paid to win games, which he did.
Some more good news for the Yanks as Alex Rodriguez could return to the team tomorrow. The Bombers have posted a record of 23-11 in A-Rod’s absence.
The Mets dropped to 4 games under .500 (59-63) after losing in San Diego to the Padres by a score of 6-1, a game Jerry Harrison Jr. would like to soon forget.
Then, in relation (sort of) to the Eli Manning putting himself in elite company story, Craig predicts Tom Brady’s marriage to Gisele Bundchen will be over with-in 5 years because Brady will age better than the supermodel. Commentary that’s sure to ruffle a few feathers…