This one was ugly. On the first night when the Yankees needed players to step up they saw 4 different pitchers give up runs. Phil Hughes was not sharp. He lasted only 5 innings, gave up 6 runs, and 2 home runs. Jonathan Albaladejo made his first appearance of the year, and quickly reminded fans why the team had kept him in Scranton for so long. He allowed 2 hits, walked 1 and gave up a run in only 1.2 innings of work. I’ll go out on a limb and say that this guy isn’t the bullpen savior we’ve been looking for.
The game was out of hand, with the Yankees only scoring 2 runs, both of which came in the 1st inning, but there is no fire Chan Ho Park and Chad Gaudin can’t put some gasoline on. Park allowed a run in only 1.1 innings of work. Gaudin was worse. He only pitched the 9th inning in what was then an 8-2 ball game and made sure the final score was 10-2.… Click here to read the rest