Acquiring Shane Victorino could help cure the Yankees’ over-reliance upon the longball.
The Yankees have lost three in a row to the Athletics. They lost 2-1 on Saturday night and are facing the prospect of a four-game sweep on Sunday.
Hiroki Kuroda pitched four-hit ball, Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer in a four-run first inning and the New York Yankees completed a thorough sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 6-0, rain-shortened victory Wednesday.
Hiroki Kuroda was on target as the Yankees defeated the White Sox, 4-0 on Saturday.
A.J. Pierzynski homered twice, Paul Konerko and Alexei Ramirez also connected and the Chicago White Sox pounded the Yankees so hard that New York brought in outfielder Dewayne Wise to pitch in a 14-7 romp Friday night.
Coming back from break, the gang engaged in a discussion about what constitutes a ‘game-winning RBI’ before focusing their attention some audio from last night’s Yankees’ radio broadcast on WCBS 880.
Craig had a little fun with his radio partner by getting him up to speed with what he missed on yesterday’s radio program, specifically the #1 NY sports moment of the last 25 years, or something along those lines.
Phil Hughes bounced back from a rough outing to pitch eight scoreless innings and Alex Rodriguez hit a long home run Tuesday night, leading the New York Yankees to a 6-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
Jerry “Rello” Recco gave us his first update of the morning.
Mark Teixeira delivered the game-winning two-RBI hit in the 14th inning as the Yankees defeated the Nationals 5-3 on Saturday.
Why do the Yankees look so mediocre? Anyone who has watched the Yankees this year knows that they haven’t hit with men on base. As a team, the club is hitting just .223 with runners in scoring position.
The Yankees’ offense erupted on Sunday as they tagged the Royals for 10 runs and won 10-4.