Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 7/29/13
The New York Yankees have been awful offensively this year.  They have been completely derailed by injuries and after surviving the first month or so of the season it finally caught up to them.  They are currently in fourth place and amazingly enough still in the playoff race.  They are above 500, which is an accomplishment in itself.  Joe Girardi has done a great job this year.  The Yankees have basically nothing and especially no offense.  They have no fire power; they don’t score runs and don’t hit home runs any longer.  They are not the Bronx Bombers. The Yankees though on Saturday got Derek Jeter back for a second time this season.  They hope this time is for good.  He played one game as the DH and then was out again for a week or so with a quad injury.  He was back at his customary shortstop position on Saturday and he had a new teammate who is also an old teammate.  Alfonso Soriano who began his career in New York as a second baseman is now the leftfielder/DH.  Soriano had be...
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