The Yankees are good, not great. And that’s probably not good enough, especially when you gauge how they gouge you at the turnstiles. $5 waters and $10 beers don’t taste too hot when the team gets cold and old.
Dave Robertson blew a save the other night, and the city sighed. Not because we dislike Dave Robertson, who has the electric arm and the elastic memory of a big-time reliever, but because he’s not Mariano Rivera.
After learning Robertson’s foot injury was minor, the reliever and his teammates could laugh. “There’s always a little worry,” Robertson said. “Now that I’ve heard the news, I’m happy.”
The Yankees haven’t won a series since the trade deadline, which happens to be when Lance Berkman, Austin Kearns and Kerry Wood became Yankees. Coincidence?