Well the Yankees have officially put that bad stretch in the rearview after completing the sweep on Cleveland last night. As someone who’s a firm believer in the “it really takes 3 to make it a streak” theory, cheers to the new winning streak! While the team’s catching some shuteye out in Seattle, let’s take a few minutes to just bask in the aura of victory and talk about some random Yankee stuff.
– That 2-run HR stains the ERA a bit, but CC has looked plenty good in his last 2 starts. 19/1 K/BB ratio is always going to get it done and he’s been far less hittable than he was, giving up 13 in 16.1 IP. The fastball looks livelier, the slider has been great; it looks like the big guy is starting to put things together.
– Did it bother anybody yesterday, or has it bothered anybody at all this season that Joe always seems to ride CC harder than he probably has to? … Click here to read the rest