New York Yankees (2-4) at Cleveland Indians (3-3)
Series 3, Games 7, 8, 9 and 10
Progressive Field (2012): 0.899*, Pitchers park.
*Park Factor compares the rate of stats at home vs. the rate of stats on the road. A rate higher than 1.000 favors the hitter. Below 1.000 favors the pitcher.
The New York Yankees help open up Progressive Field for the first time this season for a four game series. However, these are not the typical Yankees we are used to fearing. Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson and Mark Teixeira will all miss an extended period of time due to injuries. For at least a little more than a month, the Yankees are going to have a lot of money and a lot of star power on the disabled list, something the organization has not had to deal with a lot. The team still stands to earn a playoff birth, as all three of these players will return this season. Thankfully, it will not be this week in Cleveland.
It would be easy to dismiss this as ...