Melky Cabrera and Pablo Sandoval sent the National League to a big early lead. Matt Cain and the rest of an imposing pitching staff finished off a Giant blowout in the All-Star game.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
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.
Yankees’ GM Brian Cashman revealed that it’s too early to determine whether the Bombers will go after a big-name starting pitcher or if a big trade is the works.
Eric Hosmer and Melky Cabrera homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Yankees 11-5 on Thursday night, sending New York to its first home series loss of the season.
The Royals are off to a solid start to the season, but that’s due mostly to their major league-high 15 home victories. Improving their major league-worst road record might prove difficult in a matchup with the Yankees.