“Harvey was as advertised tonight,” Ventura said after the game. “He was as dominant as anyone they’ve seen. He’s (Justin) Verlander-like — he has velocity, movement and his presence is as good as advertised.”
Dayan Viciedo will likely hit behind Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko in Robin Ventura’s lineup – a middle of the order that could combine for 100 dingers under the right circumstances.
If you want those of us who eulogized Jeter last year to apologize, you got it. I’m sorry. But to bend the other way and embalm the man in faerie dust is equally misguided. He’s great, just not the greatest.
The better Derek Jeter plays, the more he brings out the haters and the defenders. It’s been like that his entire career it seems. Overrated or under-appreciated?
What the Yankees need is pitching help. There is an assumption that CC Sabathia will return at full strength after his stint on the disabled list with a strained groin. That seems reasonable, but there are no guarantees.
Sandy Alderson didn’t tip his hand that he was onto some big moves when he spoke to reporters Tuesday afternoon, but he got quite busy a few hours later acquiring three relievers and a new center fielder.
A tradition continues as the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 2001 and honor the memory of the victims, the Mets will wear the hats of first responders and service agencies for their game against the Chicago Cubs on Sept. 11.