Baseball has a long schedule. And 37 games out of 162 hardly make a case. Last year’s World Champion, St. Louis Cardinals were four games over .500 after 130 games last season. In 2010, the World Champion, San Francisco Giants were a game over .500 after 78 games. And guess what, the 2009 World Champion, New York Yankees were just 20-17 after 37 games and were in third place, four and a half games behind the division leader. Sound familiar?
Just about every area of this current Yankee team has concerns. Yes, the team cannot seem to win unless they homer. Yes, the rotation has had its struggles. Yes, injuries have affected the bullpen and the outfield. Yes, the team is old. And yes, the team plays in a tough division filled with good teams. And don’t think those Red Sox are dead yet. But every season is different and poses new challenges and problems. This current team has not had a hot streak yet.… Click here to read the rest