Found June 18, 2013 on Lady Loves Pinstripes:
How do you feel about the current stats of the New York Yankees?  New York Yankees (Photo credit: Keith Allison) After going 4-6 and falling to third place in the AL East, you’d be hard pressed to find a Yankees fan distraught to have the team back home after this West Coast road trip. Getting swept by the Athletics and losing two of three to the Halos, the Yankees are now 8-11 vs. AL West teams. Everything seems to finally come to head in the state of California, as the ugly side to this team’s offensive was on full display. Looking back at the start to this season no one believed that this Yankees team would contend for the 2013 postseason, unless your name is Hal Steinbrenner. There were many reasons, not the excuses as to why: -       Number of injures to key players. -       Age, as there were no spring chickens in the Bronx. -       Using other team’s castoffs to replace super stars. -       Losing Russell Martin. Reality was on paper, things just didn’t add up enough to
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