First, they almost get no-hit by Phil Humber. Then, Brent Lillibridge literally robs the game from the Yankees twice. And, both times, Rafael Soriano gave up runs, with last night’s runs costing the team the game. To say the least, but also to say the most obvious, the first two games against the Chicago White Sox have not been fun.
The starters have pitched will, giving up a grand total of two runs in their outings. The offense and Soriano have not held up their ends of the bargain and the Yankees have lost two games that they should have won. “Frustrating” does not even begin to describe Monday and Tuesday’s contests. Considering how good the offense is, there aren’t going to be many two game stretches in which the Yankees’ starters give up two runs combined that end in Yankee losses. But, we have to remember that the season we love most is a long one and things like his will happen.… Click here to read the rest