Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 6/12/13
Last night, the Evil Empire didn't look so evil. Forget the 6-4 score. That was us covering the spread. We pulled four runs from the garbage bag in the late innings, then left just enough runners on base to keep fans from getting to sleep. All we accomplished was saving Mo for a night, and forcing them to use their closer. Hooray. I never thought I would say this, but we miss Ben Francisco. That is, an OF in the OF. We stick Lyle Overbay in right, knowing he cannot play right, out of respect for his citizenship and commitment to the Yankiverse. For his work on behalf of the Yankee ownership charity, he deserves a Rolex and celebrity roast hosted by the electrified corpse of Dean Martin. When a fly ball doinks down in front of him - the first of many, as this bizarre experiment continues - there's nobody to blame, because - after all - we have a firstbaseman playing right.But wait: We have a firstbaseman playing 3B, too - although he's hitting like Ben Francisco. Kevin Youkilis is teaming
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