Watching the New York Yankees lose a brutal 18-inning game, 3-2 to Oakland last night made my eyes bleed.
Yankees Robinson Cano frustrated. (Image from NY Daily News)
Not only did the Yankees lose to the A’s with Mariano Rivera on the bump, they got swept in the series.
It was painful, sad and scary all at the same time for me, as a Yankees fan to swallow.
The issue is not secret when you look at the Yankees batting stats on the season.
Compared to the top AL teams, the Yankees lack of runs scored, walks, RBIs, total bases and home runs are in the bottom half of the league.
When I think about it this shouldn’t be a huge shock considering the team they started with this season.
But they were winning games, as clear by their 37-29 record in turn making it very easy to marginalize the bad numbers. (more…)
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