I really love this Yankees team right now.
They’re not exactly world beaters and outscoring everyone by five runs a game and there are times, like last night, when their hitting failures are tough to watch, but they did win the game and that’s what matters.
They also look like they’re having fun, they’re relaxed and they’re enjoying each other. They’re not tight asses or businesslike anymore.
You know what else is great? It’s quiet. You’re not seeing as many stories about the Yankees as you would in the past. There isn’t a sideshow happening off the field. The only things happening off the field are group outings and birthday parties. Everything the media is concerned with right now is happening on the field.
Like friend of the blog Craig Calcaterra said yesterday after A-Rod sent his tweet with the picture of the guys at CC Sabathia’s birthday party, “I cannot recall a Yankee season in the past 20 years that has had less controversy or drama about it than this one.… Click here to read the rest