The bottom line is this—yes, this Yankee team is a bit flawed offensively at times. And they score a lot of runs on home runs. There’s nothing wrong with that. It doesn’t automatically mean they are destined for another early exit in October.
Is Phil Hughes’s second start of the spring important? It’s important enough for Joe Girardi to take a 2½-hour ride to see it.
Even if I was just doing some wishful thinking back in May when I turned the AL East into a two-team race, I ended up being right. But I wasn’t right about everything.