What does it mean when you wear Yankee pinstripes, and can’t beat the Mets?
It spells t-r-o-u-b-l-e my friend, and that is exactly what this makeshift Yankees team is in.
Here are the Yankees batting stats during this Mets series (stats courtesy of ESPN.com):
New York Yankees vs. New York Mets - 2013
No doubt hovering a tad over .500 would have been an acceptable holdover until the Yankees stars got healthy.
But that wasn’t good enough for these castoff substitutes who have held down the fort well beyond any expectations.
Just in the nick of time All-Stars Kevin Youkilis and Mark Teixeira return today, followed by Andy Pettitte next week.
Does this save the Yankees season?
It should help but say it doesn’t, and the Yankees continue to lose? (more…)
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