(The following is being syndicated from An A-Blog for A-Rod)
I was really looking forward to this post. I was fully prepared to write a Kate Hudson in “Almost Famous”-style, “it’s all happening” post about the recent turnaround and positive momentum the Yankees were building at the right time as they headed into the final handful of regular season games against their 2 divisional doormats. They had won 13 of 19 games, maintained sole custody of the AL East lead, shaved their playoff magic number down to less than a hand’s worth of digits, and were getting healthier by the day.
CC was back and looking like the version of himself that everybody has been waiting for months to see; A-Rod was back, looking healthy, and helping to lengthen the middle of the batting order; Ichiro had turned back the clock to the mid-2000s and earned himself a spot at the top of the order thanks to his hot hitting. … Click here to read the rest