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Many New York Yankees fans seem to want to ignore the reality of what is going on over in the Bronx.
That is the Yankees are falling apart.
Typical slump time for a contending team is just about up, and the Yankees seem to be progressively getting worse.
Here are some daunting facts that all of us have to face:
Fact…The Yankees have now lost seven of their last nine games after getting blown out by the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3 last night in the Bronx.
Fact…The Yankees hitters are posting a .238 batting average, which ranks 24th in the majors. And they have the 20th least runs scored with 279 on the season.
Fact…The team’s .301 on-base percentage is the ranks 23rd lowest; slugging percentage sits at an all time low at .379, which lands them with the 22nd worst in the Bigs.
Fact…They have a -5 run differential (RS -279; RA -284), the Yankees have given up five more runs than they have scored on the season. Just to compare...