For the third straight game, Robinson Cano scored a run after doubling.
If I were to follow the maxim of saying only good things, that would be the end of this article.
The Yankees lost 8-1 last night, this time to the Toronto Blue Jays at the place I’m not technically allowed to call SkyDome. With the beatdown, the Bombers fall to 20-17, just a single loss better than their opponents.
The culprit here is Hiroki Kuroda. Sure, the Yankees only scored one run, but they were already down by five after three innings. Kuroda lasted only five innings, allowing seven runs on eight hits, walking two and striking out six. When the Jays started a rally, they finished it – usually with a bang. Kuroda surrendered home runs to J.P. Arencibia, Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista, resulting in six of the seven tallies. (Kelly Johnson singled in a fourth-inning run, then homered off Clay Rapada to close the scoring.) Once again, Kuroda shook off any momentum he could have built up in his last start...