If you had any remaining hope that Derek Jeter might get to play in one more post-season, tonight’s 11-3 loss to the Orioles should have crushed that foolish hope once and for all. These Yankees really do suck.
My Yankees are in first place! (Tied with that Boston team.)
Of course, three of the Yanks’ five runs tonight over the Orioles were unearned, but I’ll take them. And their triple play was a thing of beauty.
In the American League East, the Yankees, Orioles, Blue Jays, and Rays all are tied for first place — 10 and 7.
Does that mean the Red Sox are in second place or fifth? At 6 and 10, they’re definitely last, but better than their 4 and 10 at the beginning of the week.
Hey, Cashman, why didn’t we get Darvish?