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Amazing Andy

2010 Pretty In Pinstripes Challenge Tracker: Entry #51 – 5/31/10 – Indians @ Yankees

Final Score: Yankees 11, Indians 2.

What an absolutely amazing start from Andy Pettitte. This man just keeps getting better and better! At certain points during the game, it was actually scary to watch him pitch so beautifully. He was in the zone, locating his pitches outstandingly. When you don’t have the most power, it’s all about location, location, location. 
Andy pitches seven beautiful innings, in which he gave up one run (a solo home run to Peralta) on four hits. He walked no one, and struck out five. He finished the seventh inning with 89 pitches, and could have easily pitched the eighth inning, if he didn’t have to sit in the dugout for half an hour, while our bats went to work.
I’m sure Andy didn’t mind, though, because it was a wonderful bottom of the seventh that further padded his win.
We scored six runs in the seventh inning. Six runs! I [expletive] love this lineup! Four of those runs came from Alex Rodriguez hitting a GRAND SLAM, after Teixeira was intentionally walked. Where have we heard this before? One day, pitchers will learn that they shouldn’t intentionally walk Teixeira to get to Rodriguez. It seems to spark a fire under A-Rod’s bottom, and makes him an even better hitter. Until they realize that intentionally walking Tex is a bad thing, I guess we’ll just have to enjoy seeing A-Rod rake in the RBIs.
Then there was Robinson Cano, who hit a solo home run right after Rodriguez’s grand salami. BACK TO BACK AND BELLY TO BELLY! Cano and A-Rod are in a race to see who can get the most RBIs this season. I’m enjoying this race. Keep bringing in those runs, boys!
All of our starters got hits this game. All of them! From top to bottom, this lineup is solid. Once Teixeira gets back to being Teixeira, we will have the second-coming of Murderers Row. Mark. My. Words.
Great win for our men in pinstripes. We won the series, and we’re closing the gap on the Rays in the division. Bring on Baltimore!

Taste The Pie!

2010 Pretty In Pinstripes Challenge Tracker: Entry #38 – 5/17/10 – Red Sox @ Yankees

Box Score:
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You have your good ol’ American Apple Pie…
And then you have your good ol’ Yankees walk-off pie…
Which one tastes sweeter? Yankees fans across the globe will agree that it’s the latter.
On a night where things didn’t look to be going the Yankees’ way, two swings of our bats turned this game from the worst loss of the season, to the best win of the season so far. Why? Because it was our first walk-off win of the year!
Oh, and it didn’t hurt that it happened against the Red Sox, and specifically off of Jonathan Papelbon.
After many walk-off wins last year, we’ve been feeling a little deprived in 2010. The Yankees have been off to a hot start, despite the injuries, so we have very little to complain about as fans. We have been feeling that something’s been missing, though. That something is: The Pie.
We’ve had many games on the road so far this season, so the opportunity for a walk-off hasn’t presented itself much. In this game, however, it did, and our bats took full advantage of it.
Phil Hughes had a bad start. I wouldn’t read too much into this performance if I were you, we all knew his ERA wouldn’t stay at 1.38 all season. Hughes has enough confidence in his abilities to bounce back from this. Hopefully our clutch hitting gave him a moral boost as well, and he will dominate in his next start.
Our bullpen was absolutely horrendous. I was horrified by what I saw today. Whether it was Boone Logan (I’m heartbroken about this) or Chan Ho Park, our pitching today blew it. Boone Logan at least managed to recover from the solo home run he gave up, and pitched a double-play ball, and fielded the grounder to end the inning. That doesn’t excuse the home run, but it somewhat makes it easier to swallow. Park, on the other hand, got himself into quite a mess (dare I say, he crapped his pants?) and needed Damaso Marte to save him. 
Park pitched well in the seventh inning, and kept his sheet clean. He came in to pitch in the eighth, and gave up three runs (two home runs) on four hits, without getting any outs. That wasn’t very pretty, because he also gave up the lead. Damaso Marte came in to keep the deficit at two runs, and recorded the three outs. Marte came back to pitch in the ninth inning, and got two outs, before Javier Vazquez was brought in for the final out.
Vazquez threw five pitches, recorded the final Boston out of the game, and actually received cheers from the crowd at Yankee Stadium. Ironically, that five-pitch strikeout was enough work from Javy to get him his first home win of the season.
After the messiness from every pitcher in this game not named “Javier Vazquez”, the Yankees needed heroics in the bottom of the ninth inning. We needed the Bombers to live up to their names, and give us the lifeline we need to secure a home win.
The Red Sox brought in their self-overrating closer, Jonathan Papelbon, to get the save. We brought in the heart of our lineup to the matchup.
Alex Rodriguez asks his haters: “How does my clutchness taste, b*tches?”
In true Bronx Bombing fashion, Alex Rodriguez came through in the clutch, once again. Anyone who has been doubting A-Rod’s power, can kiss his pinstriped Dominican butt. 
With Brett Gardner on base (who has a perfect record against Jonathan Papelbon), Rodriquez dropped an A-Bomb on the Red Sox. He blasted a two-run home run to tie the game. At the very least, we were going into extra innings, so we were happy that we hadn’t lost the game. 
How many times has A-Rod come through in the clutch for us? I lost count. All I know is that I am thankful he’s a Yankee. I would hate to be the team that has to face him.
This clutch home run from Rodriguez can be added to the game-winning home run against the Twins. I think we can safely say that A-Rod’s slugging is back from its early hiatus. 
Alex Rodriguez was one of our two heroes on the night. We’re used to having him as our hero, so very few of us were surprised by his home run. We were ecstatic, and we were cheering like crazy, but it came as no surprise.
I don’t know about you, but our second hero was a huge surprise to me.
Marcus Thames asks: “Melky, who?”
Okay, I think we’ve pretty much disproved the insane claim by some fans, that we need Melky Cabrera to get walk-off wins. While Melky seemed to shine in the walk-off role last season, Marcus Thames is here to tell us that he can do that, too.
Marcus Thames hit a walk-off home run. Who would have guessed?
I most certainly did not predict this. In the seventh inning, I did predict that we would get a walk-off win off of Jonathan Papelbon (and my Twitter Faithful will confirm this). I never imagined that it would co
me off of the bat of Marcus Thames.
After Papelbon hit Cervelli with a pitch, and put him on base, Marcus Thames came up to the plate thinking “Oh no you di’iiiiiin’t!” and quickly made him pay. He connected with the very first pitch he saw from the Boston closer, and blasted it for a two-run home run.
Thames gave us our first walk-off home run of the year, and he got the first walk-off home run of his career.
If we win our 28th World Series Championship this year, you know that this Marcus Thames home run will be in the 2010 highlights reel.

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Welcome Home

2010 Pretty In Pinstripes Challenge Tracker: Entry #35 – 5/14/10 – Twins @ Yankees

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It feels great to be home.
Yes, I’m aware that I’m writing this from Dubai, but it still feels good to see our Bombers back in the Bronx. I almost forgot that we even wore pinstripes, because it feels like it’s been so long since our team has been home.
It feels even better to see a Yankees win. Today was my parents’ 33rd wedding anniversary, and they were at the game to celebrate. I’m so happy that the Yankees won for them on their day.
AJ Burnett wasn’t great, but he got the job done. He didn’t get the win, but he kept us within an arm’s reach of winning. His final line wasn’t so bad, but if you watched the game you would have seen that his pitching was off. Anyway, he pitched well enough to get the win, but he didn’t get it, thanks to the antics of one Damaso Marte.
Marte was awful, as he has been for a while now. He was great in the postseason last year, but was injured for most of the regular season. Even before the injury, he was awful during the season. 
On the one hand, I want to give him the benefit of the doubt. After all, a pitcher who performed so well in the playoffs, and played a vital role in the team winning the World Series, has to be good, right? Well, I’m not so sure. His numbers in the past have been good, but Marte is old. He may have lost his skills. It’s too early in the season to completely rule him out, but I’m definitely not impressed with what I’ve seen from him thus far. 
Boone Logan as our go-to lefty, anyone? He lacks command sometimes, but he’s been one of our better bullpen arms lately. Let’s wait and see. He seems to be working hard on himself, so from now until the All Star break, we’ll have a clearer view of what this guy can do.
Our bats seemed to be awake and ready for action. They had the lead, before Marte gave it up, but there were several missed opportunities throughout the game. Our 2-5 hitters carried us this game. Derek Jeter got a hit, but he still seems to be struggling out there. I’m not reading much into it, he’ll snap out of it soon.
The hero of the night was Alex Rodriguez, with his GRAND SLAM. 
In the seventh inning, the Twins made a mistake that was even worse than Girardi putting Damaso Marte on the mound. Matt Guerrier was pitching, and struggling. With two of our boys already on base, and first base open, the Twins decided to intentionally walk Mark Teixeira to take their chances on Alex Rodriguez. I suppose I can try to understand Ron Gardenhire’s logic behind this decision. Alex Rodriguez hasn’t been hitting many home runs so far, while Mark Teixeira has been hotter than hot since the beginning of May.
So, logically, you’d rather face Rodriguez than Teixeira, right?
Rookie mistake.
We’re talking about Alex Rodriguez, here. On a slow night he’ll drive in a couple of runs. In a slumping season he’ll hit 30 home runs. This is a man who can break out of his (relative) slump at any moment, and when he does, it’s going to hurt. Let’s not forget to mention that A-Rod pretty much owns Guerrier. Before this home run, Rodriguez was batting .718 against the Twins pitcher, with a handful of home runs in the past. I’m not a manager, but even I knew that this choice was a stupid one. When they intentionally walked Teixeira, I said “A-Rod’s going to make them pay for this”. I believe I even said it on Twitter.
Well, I was right. Gardenhire was wrong. Alex made them pay.
I could be wrong, but Alex Rodriguez strikes me as the type that doesn’t appreciate insults. I’m pretty sure that the intentional walk to Teixeira was insulting to A-Rod. Hell, I’d be insulted if I were him! Alex Rodriguez isn’t Randy Winn, you don’t choose to face him. Well, apparently Rodriguez doesn’t respond to insults well. 
Alex Rodriguez says: “Intentionally walk Teixeira to take your chances on me? Not on MY watch, b*tches.”
Sure enough, Alex Rodriguez hit a monster Grand Slam, that won the game for the Yankees. Not only did this teach Ron Gardenhire a lesson, but it also sent a message to the rest of baseball: Slump, or no slump, Alex Rodriguez should never be the batter you choose to face.
The following inning, Joba Chamberlain came in to pitch perfectly. He came into the eighth inning, and struck out the three hitters he faced. While, technically, the win was Damaso Marte’s (since A-Rod’s home run came in the bottom of the seventh), the Official Scorer decided to give Joba the win.
Many people were asking (but not really complaining) about why Chamberlain got the win. Well, it’s all written in the MLB Rulebook. The specific rule that applies to this situation is rule 10.17(c):
10.17(c) : The official scorer shall not credit a
s the winning pitcher a relief pitcher who is ineffective in a brief appearance, when at least one succeeding relief pitcher pitches effectively in helping his team maintain its lead. In such a case, the official scorer shall credit as the winning pitcher the succeeding relief pitcher who was most effective, in the judgment of the official scorer.
Rule 10.17(c) Comment: The official scorer generally should, but is not required to, consider the appearance of a relief pitcher to be ineffective and brief if such relief pitcher pitches less than one inning and allows two or more earned runs to score (even if such runs are charged to a previous pitcher).”
So, Joba Chamberlain got the win.
Mariano Rivera closed the game, even though it wasn’t a save situation. Who’s complaining about this? No one is. It’s been a while since we’ve seen God pitch, so it was wonderful to see him back on the mound. I don’t even need to say how it went. When God enters the game, you know he gets the job done. Praise be to the best closer of all time. Amen.
All in all, another great game from our boys. It was great to see them back home and wearing the beautiful pinstripes. The Bombers are back to BOMBING in the Bronx. It was nice to see them play the small-ball well, but now they’re back to slugging. This is what makes the Yankees lineup so great, when healthy. There are no weak spots. Once Curtis Granderson is back, the 2010 starting lineup might just be the second-coming of Murderers Row.

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Blow Me Away

2010 Pretty In Pinstripes Challenge Tracker: Entry #29 – 5/8/10 – Yankees @ Red Sox

What can I say about this game any more than what the final score already says? I thought winning 10-3 in the first game of the series was amazing, winning 14-3 is even better!
Can we own the Red Sox any more than we are? Sure we can. We can win the third game of the series, too.
CC Sabathia was not at his best, but he didn’t cost us the game. The Yankees regained the lead that CC gave up, and it looked like he could be on his way to his fourth win of the season. That is, until two-outs in the bottom of the fifth inning. He was one strike away from an official game when Mother Nature decided to celebrate Mothers Day a little early. 
The b*tch went crazy!
The rain poured down and the tarp was brought out, and we had ourselves a rain delay. An hour and fourteen minutes later, the game resumed, but CC wasn’t on the mound. He didn’t get the win. Something tells me that Sabathia was just as happy about the team winning, as he would have been getting the win for himself.. He’s a team player, after all.
Sabathia did manage to hit Dustin Pedroia, though. Was it intentional? No one knows. If it was intentional, then CC chose the right spot to hit him in, his derrière. Those muscles can handle taking the hit without damage, so if it was payback for what Beckett did the night before, it was executed perfectly. Intentional or not, I liked seeing the little midget plunked. I’m not going to lie, it made me smile.
The Yankees scored fourteen runs in the game. Ten of those runs were given as RBIs to Mark Teixeira and Francisco Cervelli.

Cerving Up The Runs
Frankie Cervelli. How amazing is he?
This is a young catcher who was brought up to the Major League solely for his defense. Last year, he played some AA ball, and was hitting .190 in over a dozen games. His numbers improved when he played AAA and had some games in the majors, but nothing compared to this year. He’s currently batting .429 with an OBP of .500 this season. I know it’s still early, and he hasn’t been a regular starter, but my God, what more can we ask of our backup catcher?
Five RBIs in one game! Not to mention the rest of his amazing hitting this year!
His defense is amazing, his offense is impeccable, and he’s passionate about the game. Whether it’s behind the plate or during his at-bats, Cervelli’s passion and emotions flow. He hustles, he thrives to win, and he never gives less than 200% during games. What more can we ask of our catcher?
On most teams in baseball, Francisco Cervelli would be the regular starting catcher. I think he should be our starting catcher, too, at least for the short run. Before you go crazy, hear me out.
Jorge Posada is still great to have in the lineup, but his defensive skills are slipping with age. Even when he was younger, Posada was more known for his offense, and his good defense was a bonus. While Jorge’s errors aren’t costing us any games yet, Cervelli is better behind the plate. He’s also proven to be quite the asset in our lineup, so why not keep him there? He lacks Posada’s power hitting, but he’s still a good hitter.
When Posada is available to hit again, the perfect mix would be having both Jorge Posada and Francisco Cervelli in the lineup every day. We need Posada’s power-hitting, and Cervelli’s everything.
Right now, Nick Johnson is on the Disabled List for God knows how long. Therefore, we currently don’t have him filling up the DH spot. I say we regularly make Posada our DH, and Cervelli our catcher for the time being.
Cervelli has shown that he can catch our pitchers, be they our veterans or our young ones. We’ve seen him walk out to the mound and calm our pitchers down. We’ve seen the emotion and passion he brings to every game. Why wouldn’t we want to have that every day?
Will we see him every day? Probably not, especially after Nick Johnson returns. We should, however, take advantage of what is supposed to be a “bad situation” and get the most out of this young talent.
To think, we were worried about Posada not being able to catch. Dare I say that we’re better with Cervelli behind the plate? Yes, I said it. Right now, I’d rather see Francisco Cervelli behind the plate, but I still want Jorge Posada in the lineup.
He’s getting old. Permanently DHing will come soon, for Posada.
Granola Bar, for the win!
The camera was on Mark Teixeira in the dugout while he was eating a granola bar. Joe Buck and Tim McCarver went on and on about it. Well, the granola bar worked, because Mark Teixeira hit three home runs in the game, and got five RBIs added to his name. 
Boy, that Mark Teixeira sure loves the month of May. 
The best sluggers hit an average of six home runs a month. Teixeira is halfway there from one game. How insane is that? Is he going to hit three home runs every game? No way. However it’s nice to see him starting to make up for his April slump.
Maybe Alex Rodriguez should start eating granola bars.
Charge the Thief with a Hit & Run

Speaking of A-Rod, he had a good game. Sluggers are usually weighed down by their heavy bats. They depend on the power hits, and rarely do you se
e them hitting the small ball. Sluggers not named Alex Rodriguez, that is. Sure, he’s slumping when it comes to home runs, but I’m sure that’ll change very soon. In this game, Alex drew three walks, had two hits, one RBI and a stolen base. That stolen base allowed him to score a run.

Sure, he’s not slugging it up right now, but he’s certainly hitting the ball when it matters the most, and now he’s stealing bases. He needs to get the power back to his bat though. We need him slugging in the clean-up spot!

¡Ándale! ¡Ándale! ¡Arriba! ¡Arriba!

Brett ‘Speedy Gardzales’ Gardner had a good game. Remember when Brett Gardner was an automatic out? Not anymore! He’s getting hits, he’s working walks, and his OBP is ridiculously good. Even more importantly, once he’s on, he’s nasty. His legs have made me call him Speedy Gardzales, and no pitcher wants to have him on base. 

In this game, Gardner stole a base, and he now has fourteen stolen bases this season.


I also want to give a shoutout to Ramiro Pena for his defensive plays, Swisher for being hotter than hot right now, and Joba who is thriving in the pen (WHERE HE BELONGS).

Good game, boys. Good game. Now let’s go in tomorrow for the sweep!

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The First Win

2010 Pretty In Pinstripes Challenge Tracker: Entry #13 – 4/20/10 – Yankees @ Athletics

Hello there, my loyal readers. Did you miss me? 
Sorry for the brief hiatus, but I’m currently on vacation. Well, I’m on “vacation”. Sort of like when your aunt checks into rehab, and your parents tell you she’s on vacation. 
No, I’m not in rehab, nor do I need to be. It’s a long story that has to do with my work visa for the United Arab Emirates. 
Let’s just say, I should probably start wearing one of these:
I’m on “vacation”. That’s my story, and I’m sticking to it.
I think I’m going to start something new with some of my blog posts. I’ve seen it on other blogs, and I thought I’d give it a try. I’m always listening to music while I write my posts. I just put my iPod on “shuffle” and let it play in my ears while I write. So, I’ll include “Now Playing” lines in my post for this game.
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  • Now Playing: Nirvana – “Rape Me”
The Yankees started off the series against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night. Well, it was Wednesday morning for me, given the time difference. The game started at 6:05 a.m. Dubai Time, and I went into work early so that I could watch the entire game, uninterrupted, in my office. Yes, I’m that dedicated to my work and the Yankees. 
Thank you, MLB.tv, for being my lifeline while I’m away from home.
Javier Vazquez got his first win of the season. I’m glad he did, he needs another win before going back home. Maybe if he comes home with two wins on the road under his belt, and a nice 2-2 record, the fans would go easy on him. Dare I say, the fans might even *gasp* cheer for him? 
Yeah, right.
Overall, his pitching wasn’t mind-blowing, but it was good enough to get the win. I have all the faith in the world that Vazquez is only warming up. He’s still getting it together. 
He’ll get it together. Don’t you worry. Once I start to worry, that’s when you’ll need to start worrying. 
Remember Sabathia at the start of last season? Things will get better for Javy, because there are no major mechanical problems. He needs to add life to that fastball of his, then everything will work out. I think the next start of his is a decider on how he’ll do this season. A starting pitcher’s fourth start of the season is when we can truly begin to judge him. So, we’ll have to see.
  • Now Playing: Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars.
Sometimes, I feel like headlines are written purely to cause trouble. Yes, I’m aware that journalists/writers have to do what it takes to come up with headlines that grab readers’ attention, and nothing grabs attention like a headline showing a Yankee struggling. Some of these headlines, however, are pretty lame.
Take the wrap for this game, for example. I’m a fan of Bryan Hoch’s. I read his work regularly, and I enjoy it. I think he does a great job reporting our Yankees for MLB.com. 
This headline, however, annoyed me: “With help, Vazquez tallies first win”. 
I’m sorry, but has a pitcher ever “tallied” a win without help? The starting pitcher can pitch nine innings of shutout baseball, and if the offense isn’t awake, he won’t get the win. Call me crazy, but I believe that a run needs to be scored for your team to win. Furthermore, without the fielders helping, the pitcher can’t win. Maybe in the National League, if the pitchers strikes out every single batter he faces in nine innings, and then hits a home run, you can say he got the win unassisted. 
When was the last time that happened? My guess is: never.
Anyway, I’m just being anal about this. It doesn’t mean anything, but this is my blog and I can write about whatever annoys me. Lame headlines annoy me.
The “help” the article was referring to, was mainly Alex Rodriguez’s home run in the sixth inning.
  • Now Playing: The Verve – Bittersweet Symphony.
BREAKING NEWS: A man in Tokyo was rushed to the hospital after being hit in the head with an unidentified object falling from the sky at great speed. It knocked him unconscious, but he woke up in the hospital and seems to be doing fine now. Upon further examination, the falling object was identified to be a baseball. The ball in question is Alex Rodriguez’s home run ball. It flew out of Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, and landed back on Earth today, across the Pacific. 
What a monster shot from A-Rod! It’s nice to see him back to his homering ways after starting off the season with a minor dry spell. His dry spell was very minor in relation to Mr. Mark Teixeira’s.
Mark Teixeira is off to yet another slow April. I can’t understand his regular slow starts. I see no logic behind them. Tex is one of the best hitters in the league, yet he is known for being near comatose in the first month of the season. What’s the reason for this? I don’t see anything different in his swing. Am I missing something? Why does this only happen to him in April? He doesn’t suffer from any major slumps later on in the season. 
Is it a mental thing? Has it become a self-fulfilling prophecy? 
You can see the frustration on his face when he strikes out or flies out. You can also see our frustration, as fans, when he does so. No one is slaughtering him for this, and I’m not going to, either. No one should be throwing him under a bus, because even with an average in the 100’s, Teixeira is contributing to the team defensively. Also, we know he’ll get over it, as we’ve seen before. When he finally starts hitting, watch out. He’ll have an entire month of not-hitting, to make up for. You know he will do it.
However, it’s starting to get annoying. We’re in the final week of April, Mark. Start hitting now. Thanks.
People who drafted him in their Fantasy Baseball leagues now know that if you draft Teixeira, you have to draft another first baseman as a backup for April. Only God knows why.
  • Now Playing: John Lennon – Imagine

“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope some day you’ll join us, and the world will be as one.”

The best part of the game was seeing how patient our hitters were at the plate. They worked walk after walk from the Oakland pitchers, forcing Gonzalez to be taken out of the game in the fifth inning. I like seeing our hitters make a pitcher work hard. Yankees drew a total of ten walks against the A’s pitching that game. We saw a couple of 10-pitch at-bats. That’s what we all love to see. Keep it up, boys. That’s how you win it.

Also something I enjoyed seeing: Boone Logan making his Yankees debut.


Overall, I’m happy with his performance, especially since it was his first outing in pinstripes. Well, in grays. 

He came in to relieve Vazquez with one out in the sixth inning, and retired the two batters he faced. Then, Girardi put him back on the mound in the seventh inning, hoping that he can take the game to Joba in the eighth. Logan retired two batters in the seventh, then “slow” fielding from Derek Jeter allowed a runner on base (it was recorded as a hit, so I’m not blaming Jeter for this). After that, Boone seemed to lose his groove. He then walked a batter, and allowed another hit to load up the bases. With the bases loaded, Joe Girardi took the ball from Logan, and gave it to Joba, who got us out of that situation unscathed.

Despite loading up the bases, I liked what I saw from Boone Logan. Again, this was his first outing of the season. At least he didn’t allow any runs like some of our other relievers did in their first outings. I read somewhere that Dave Eiland has been working with Logan on his pitches, and that accounts for the difference between the Boone Logan of the past, and the Boone Logan of today. In the past, however, his fastball was clocked in the upper 90s, where as now it’s lingering around 92-93 MPH. With his newfound command, he needs to get his velocity back up and he’ll be a solid bullpen arm.

I’m happy the Yankees are taking a chance on him. He can prove to be a valuable asset to us this year. If not now, then definitely later on in the season.

Boom Boom Boone.

  • Now Playing: Metallica – Orion

Overall, good game for the Yankees, especially for Javier Vazquez. Hopefully his next start, against the Angels, will get him another win. He needs to start bringing wins home if he wants to be cheered in the Bronx.

In Javy We Trust.

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