Ivan Nova has had a cold month of July, but he can turn it around with a win in tonight’s start
With the game on the line heading into the ninth last night, the Yankees trailed the Oakland A’s 4-2. After a one-out home run from Nick Swisher, it looked like there was still a spark left as they pulled within one. But Ryan Cook quickly diminished those hopes and retired the next to batter to hang on for a 4-3 win.
Perhaps it was the jet-lag that got to the team from their cross-cou try trip the night before, because prior to that loss they’ve been on a roll. The pinstripes are 5-2 since the All-Star break and have kept it hot all month long with a 10-5 record in July.
Due to a lack-luster performance by Freddy Garcia, as well as a quiet night at the plate, the Yankees will look to bounce back from last night’s loss when Ivan Nova takes to the mound tonight. Nova hasn’t had his best month of baseball and will need to turn it back around. He’s just 1-2 in July while holding a high 5.00 ...