Bracket’s garbage. Hungover as hell. Hal is out running his trap to his newspaper mouthpieces again. And the Yanks lost to the Phillies last night. Not a good morning at all.
– Esmil Rogers got the start and he didn’t help his cause any in the competition for the 5th starter, assuming he actually had a chance to win the job. He gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits and a walk in 3.1 innings and struck out 3.
– Rogers was followed by David Carpenter and Tyler Webb, and they each tossed 1.2 scoreless innings. Carptenter walked 2 while Webb struck out 2. Is it wrong if I say I haven’t been impressed by Carpenter so far? Because I haven’t.
– There wasn’t much to talk about on the offensive side of the box score. Chase Headley went 1-3 with his second home run of the spring, Stephen Drew doubled, drove in a run, and drew a walk in 3 trips, and Carlos Beltran had a ribbie single. …