Originally written on Lady At The Bat  |  Last updated 10/23/14
A lineup shakeup and another solid outing by a starting pitcher were supposed to do the trick last night. But the new lineup was just as bad as the previous ones and the starter's back tightened up. The Yankees are now one loss away from the end of their season.Like it did to many others, that lineup raised my eyebrows when it was announced late yesterday. I tried to express how I felt on Twitter:Not sure I like Gardner leading off tonight. #Yankees— Bernadette Pasley (@LadyBatting) October 16, 2012and,A-Rod not being in the lineup is strange, but Grandy being in it is even stranger. #Yankees— Bernadette Pasley (@LadyBatting) October 16, 2012As everyone knows, Gardner went 0-4 and Granderson went 0-3. And even though Ichiro (2-4) and Teixeira (1-4) continued their good postseasons at the plate and Robinson Cano finally got off the snide, the Yankees could manage only 1 run, on the Nunez homer. (Nunez also made it through the game without making an error. That's something to ...
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