Originally written on Lady Loves Pinstripes  |  Last updated 10/20/14
I hate to admit this, but 2013 Opening Day at Yankee Stadium was awful. “YANKEES FANS CATCH EARLY TRAIN HOME FROM TODAY’S OPENER” – BustedCoverage.com Forget the 8-2 loss to the Red Sox, and that the Yankees could not muster up a hit after the fifth inning. The only smart thing I did yesterday was exit the game early with the rest of the Stadium because honestly no one could watch any longer. The Yankees were clearly outmatched by Boston, but the lack inspiration was what got to me and talking to my Mets fan friends didn’t help either. Here are the three things that got to me: 1) Dónde estaba el Capitán? (translation: Where was the Captain?) Even my mother knows that Derek Jeter’s surgically repaired ankle is not healed yet, but he should have showed up at Opening Day. Jeter is rehabbing down in Tampa, as I presume Phil Hughes and Curtis Granderson are too but Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez are hurt and they came. Red Sox veteran David Ortiz was there, and he is on the DL, but th...
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