Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Yankees Drop Second Game of Baltimore Series

The Good

Nobody was placed on the DL as a result of this game.

The Bad

We only managed two runs against Baltimore, but we allowed five runs. This, my friends, is a recipe for losing, and is, indeed, why we lost. Your mind right now? Blown.

The Ugly

David Robertson is on the DL. Again. Mariano Rivera has a torn ACL. Joba Chamberlain broke his ankle. On a trampoline. Cesar Cabral fractured his elbow, without him knowing it. There was a time this many bullpen pitchers on the DL would have been unremarkable. Par for the course on a course where par was seven strokes and the green was only 30 feet away from the tee. That was the era of Joe Torre. Back then, the Yankees would blow out a pitcher's arm every three weeks. But then Joe Torre was ousted. Unceremoniously. Could it be that our bullpen has been cursed by the scorned Torre? A scorn that has taken on substance and, floating around the confines of a Bronx bullpen disembodied, wreaks havoc on bullpen pitchers wherever they should have the misfortune to encounter its wrath? Probably.

Curtis Granderson Keeps It All in Perspective

Curtis Granderson hit another home run today, so the kids don't suffer. Word.

Raul Ibanez 7hr = $14
Nick Swisher 7hr = $14
Andruw Jones 4hr = $8
Derek Jeter 5hr = $10
Curtis Granderson 13hr = $26
Alex Rodriguez 5hr = $10
Robinson Cano 3hr = $6
Mark Teixeira 5hr = $10
Eric Chavez 3hr = $6
Russell Martin 3hr = $6
Jayson Nix 1hr = $2

Total 56hr = $112


Rich Mahogany said...

The only way to test the Torre Curse thoery is to find Scott Proctor and put him back on the team. Then have Proctor come in to relieve Pettitte and see what happens.

Roberto E. Alejandro said...

We tried. Proctor's in hiding.