Comments on: Yanks Suffer An Embarrassing Loss To The Lowly Jays http://itsaboutthemoney.net/archives/2012/09/29/yanks-suffer-an-embarrassing-loss-to-the-lowly-jays/ Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:14:28 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: More Unproductive Outs http://itsaboutthemoney.net/archives/2012/09/29/yanks-suffer-an-embarrassing-loss-to-the-lowly-jays/comment-page-1/#comment-92790 Sun, 30 Sep 2012 11:39:53 +0000 http://www.yankeeanalysts.com/?p=45531#comment-92790 Re: 10 game lead, I will say this – 1) that essentially happened one and a half months ago, and in a way I begrudgingly give the Yankees credit for hanging tight despite a gauntlet of a schedule during this last month, plus injuries (I say begrudgingly because despite this feat, they still played inconsistent and often lifeless baseball.) 2) Baltimore has played out of its mind, no one expected that.

That said, re: house cleaning, any move has to start w/ ousting of Kevin Long. Yes, he is regarded as a good coach and yes, Yanks lead in runs, and no, he is not the one who leaves runners stranded on 1st and 2nd w/ no outs night after night, but the RISP fail is the thimg that will define the Yankees 2012 season and needs to be addressed w/ a change.

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By: franco_trapped_the_ball http://itsaboutthemoney.net/archives/2012/09/29/yanks-suffer-an-embarrassing-loss-to-the-lowly-jays/comment-page-1/#comment-92789 Sun, 30 Sep 2012 04:06:47 +0000 http://www.yankeeanalysts.com/?p=45531#comment-92789 At least vs. Baltimore, Boston has packed it in. But the Yankees have only themselves to blame for this latest bout of win-lose alternation, that blew the modest 1.5-game lead they had (nothing compared to the “insurmountable” 10-game lead they previously blew). They no longer control their destiny, as Baltimore owns the tie-breaker (best AL East record) and would host a one-game playoff if necessary. And if Nova pitches the final vs. Boston, a sweep (unless by Boston) is impossible. One can only hope Tampa Bay retains some semblance of a playoff shot when Baltimore goes there. The Yankees may still back into a wild card if the Angels manage to lose two more, but that is little consolation for blowing a (for them) record 10-game lead, surpassed in embarrassment only by 2004. Hopefully, if they complete the choke, a major house-cleaning, as Boston did this year, will take place. Bye, bye Joe? One can only hope.

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By: More Unproductive Outs http://itsaboutthemoney.net/archives/2012/09/29/yanks-suffer-an-embarrassing-loss-to-the-lowly-jays/comment-page-1/#comment-92788 Sat, 29 Sep 2012 21:47:55 +0000 http://www.yankeeanalysts.com/?p=45531#comment-92788 Stacey, what else is left to say, you said it all. I would be as shocked at Boston pulling one out in Camden Yards tonight as I was at losing to the Jays today. And you know what all this means, right? After the Sox get swept tomorrow (no need to point out ‘you never know’ because, yes, we know), what are the odds they will lose another 3 in a row? and of course we miss Aaron Cook and get Lester.

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