Let’s play some good news/bad news, shall we?
- Good news: The Yankees weren’t no-hit by Yu Darvish.
- Bad news: They were three-hit by Darvish, Robby Ross, Tanner Scheppers and Joe Nathan.
- Good news: Lyle Overbay had two hits.
- Bad news: Ichiro was the only other player with a hit.
- Good news: Ivan Nova pitched well enough to win.
- Bad news: Giving up three runs is like giving up 300 runs with this offense right now.
- Good news: …I can’t think of anything else.
- Good news: This game ended before 10 p.m. unlike last night’s nightmare.
- Bad news: Yankees have now had 18 games in which they’ve been without an extra-base hit through 99 games for the first time since 1975 via Jeff Quagliata.
- More bad news: Yankees were shutout for the 8th time this season. Matches season totals from 2011, 2010, 2008 and 2007 via Jeff Quagliata.