We’re all suckers for the Cinderella story. The underdog, the unknown athlete who comes out of nowhere and rises to the occasion.
Yankees fans lined up to meet players in the bright sunshine Saturday, with the backdrop of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.
An imposter claiming to be Spencer called the station and admitted to taking steroids, saying, “I have used steroids in the past … Did I ever see anyone using them? Absolutely.”
Saturday afternoon, Pettitte and the Yanks squared off against Harper and the Nats, and Pettitte made sure it was an afternoon Harper wouldn’t forget.
Jesus Montero has ability and youth on his side to become a legitimate power threat for the Yankees. How good will he be? Two all-time New York catchers, Mike Piazza and Jorge Posada, could provide the measuring stick.