The Yankees are no-hit in Panama

So the Yankees were no-hit in Panama on the night they were honoring Mariano Rivera.


Good thing it’s Spring Training and the game doesn’t count in any way in the standings. Although with the way people are reacting you would have thought this happened in the playoffs.

Calm down, everyone.

Anyway, yeah, the Marlins won 5-0, the Yankees’ bats apparently didn’t make it through customs and people are flipping out.

Some highlights:

  • Adam Warren struck out 6 over 4 1/3 innings of work.
  • Um. Hmmmm.
  • Oh, Mo threw out the ceremonial first pitch, obviously, because they were honoring him tonight and David Robertson was the one selected to catch. I’m sure the symbolism does not escape anyone, yes?

The two teams play again tomorrow. How much do you want to bet the first Yankee up gets a hit? Actually, let’s not bet anything because I’m broke.

Stacey is co-Editor-in-Chief of It's About The Money, co-host of the It's About The Money, Stupid podcast and is a monthly contributor to ESPN's SweetSpot Blog. She is a former contributor at Aerys Sports and High Heat Stats. She has contributed to group projects at Baseball: Past And Present and the Hall of Stats. Her work has appeared in USA Today's Sports Weekly and most recently, she wrote four pieces for Derek Jeter: Celebrating the Yankees' Captain Clutch, a magazine printed by i5 Publishing.

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