Keep Calm and Carry On

This is a repost from Rebecca’s blog. Original can be found here. So that game didn’t go exactly as planned. You can divvy it up however you want, but the honest truth is that Phil Hughes did not pitch like a Game Two starter is supposed to pitch, and Colby Lewis did–at least enough to keep the Yankees unbalanced and make his pitches when he had to. So now the Yankees head back to New York City, with the ALCS tied at one game a piece, and Cliff Lee slated to pitch on Monday and AJ Burnett on Tuesday. Some, Continue reading Keep Calm and Carry On

Red Sox to acquire Victor Martinez, per twitter

No word on the price yet, but hopefully the Indians were able to extract some valuable players/prospects from Boston.  The tweet is from Bob Nightengale, a USA Today writer.  Of the big 3 of Halladay, Adrian Gonzalez, and Martinez, V-Mart would likely have had the lowest cost, and is not the same caliber player as the other two.  This is a nice addition to the struggling Boston lineup (depending on the price, of course), but as a Yankee fan, it’s hardly a reason to panic.  I imagine Martinez will spend a lot of  time at 1st base, with Youkillis moving Continue reading Red Sox to acquire Victor Martinez, per twitter