With the Red Sox safely in another country, the Yankee bats come alive

Just about every Yankee got a hit in the Boogie Down in Friday’s 11-7 clobbering of the Cleveland Indians. Robinson Cano and Jorge Posada had three hits apiece. Alex Rodriguez and Curtis Granderson hit home runs that may not have landed yet. (A-Rod hit his bomb into the left field bleachers, right next to the sports bar, a shot that ESPN measures at 460 feet!) Mark Teixeira was on base four times and had a three run double. Brett Gardner came a few feet shy of a homer and had to settle for a double. In total the Bombers took a Continue reading With the Red Sox safely in another country, the Yankee bats come alive

Yankee offense doubles output of first two games combined in beating Indians 8-0

After averaging two runs per in the first two games of this four-game set, the Yankee bats finally came alive in Cleveland, tagging Fausto Carmona for seven earned runs en route to an 8-0 victory. It was the team’s first shutout since CC Sabathia‘s Father’s Day victory over a month ago. A.J. Burnett had the curveball working, which was a good thing considering Burnett told reporters after the game “When A.J. doesn’t have his curveball, it’s going to be a tough night.” What A.J. failed to mention is why, for $16.5 million a year, he doesn’t have his curveball every Continue reading Yankee offense doubles output of first two games combined in beating Indians 8-0