Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 8/9/13
We butchered five out of six to the Triple A Padres and White Sox. Now, we face the mighty Tigers - with a lineup as strong as the city of Detroit's finances are weak -  and the only question is whether they'll play with their food - go 2-1 - or just gulp us down whole, with a sweep.Either way, we'll fall below .500 with less than 50 to play, and you can spin numbers until Kate Upton's beautistics resemble Mr. Bean's, but the reality is that the great Yankee run of the millennium-change has ended, and our next tryst with respectability - you know, chasing pennants rather than a one-game wild card gimmick - might not come until 2016. Listen: I'm old, ancient, decrepit - (but not as bad as Alphonso, heh heh.) For me, one point of interest will be reading mainstream bloggers of the Yankiverse. For many, if not most of the writers and commentators, this will be their first true Yankee meltdown. Oh,  they heard about Danny Tartabull and Mel Hall, but they never experienced it. Now, we'll...
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