Yankees win this one 9-5 (Box Score)
"We're definitely much happier that we're 11-10 than if we didn't have 11 wins," said Johnny Damon, who had a three-run homer. "We've played tough. We've been able to win some close games, which we didn't do last year . . . It starts with me. If I get going, we can have a lot of fun."
Johnny has a way with words. Yes Johnny you are correct, 11 wins is better than not having 11 wins. At first thought I was thinking I would rather have 8 wins and then I read Damon’s quote. He is so right about this. I pulled out the calculator and everything. It checks out. 11 wins is better than 8 wins.
"I want him as a starter and so does everyone else, including him, and that is what we are working toward and we need him there now," Steinbrenner told the New York Times. "There is no question about it, you don't have a guy with a 100-mile-per-hour fastball and keep him as a setup guy. You just don't do that. You have to be an idiot to do that."
Pettitte stops the O's
Yankees win this one 7-1 and stop the losing streak. (Box Score)
I can think of a couple Yankees that should attend and pray.
M Mussina 3.0 IP 7 Hits 5 ER 5.75 ERA
P Hughes 5.1 IP 9 Hits 5 ER 8.82 ERA
I Kennedy 2.2 IP 5 Hits 4 ER 9.64 ERA
Yanks Drop this one 8-2 (Box Score)
I for one am very amazed how realistic I made this posting look. These games are getting tough to watch.
Will Kennedy be the next posting in the series of "Dirt Postings"?
How did you guess? Yep. Moose
Yanks drop this one 7-5 (Box Score)
No, Matsuifan.com has not started doing movie reviews. Hot of the presses, LaTroy Hawkins has given up #21 because of the "other meanings for Yankees fans" (Source) and now will wear #22 going forward.
Good thing #22 doesn't mean anything to Yankees fans. Have we had any players that have ever wore #22? Maybe a pitcher that came out of retirement?
Nope. Never Happened.
Oh... and we won a game. (Box Score)
After a little over 2 hrs of watching the "fine" announcing during the rain delay, hearing NASCAR using baseball analogies trying to relate, and Joe Buck being Joe Buck, A-Rod gets up to the plate and swings at the first 3 pitches for a strikeout. I guess with that much wood, you've just got to swing.
Great game. (Box Score)