Found June 17, 2013 on 85% Sports:
For eight innings on Sunday, all was going right for the Yankees. CC was dominating, the offense was finally producing more runs than a taco bell, and overall, everything just seemed to be going their way. But with just three outs left, all hell broke loose. A double by Mike Trout and a walk to Albert Pujols cut Sabathia’s 9th inning short, keeping him from going to distance. It’s OK, because David Robertson will come in and shut things down, right? Wrong. Robertson was greeted by Mark Trumbo, who rocketed a ball that ricocheted off of D-Rod, finding it’s way into right field, bringing home Trout. He rebounded to strikeout the streaking Howie Kendrick, but followed up with a walk to J.B. Shuck. Joe Girardi was forced to call upon the 43-year old Mariano Rivera, who just minutes prior probably never guessed that he’d have to come in with his team entering the inning with a six run lead. Rivera got Erick Aybar to ground out to 1st base for the second out of the inning. A run scored o...
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