Wednesday, May 31, 2017


Source: Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America

After long day of work, and then a meeting right after, I came home to an 8-0 Yankee lead.  Now, I am not unhappy about it.  I am elated.  But why does all of the offense have to come about all in one night?  It is not like it has to be Scrooge and all of the spirits getting it done in one night.  We need to spread the wealth.  We need to do more on nights when our pitching is less.

 Source: Adam Glanzman/Getty Images North America

"Thanks to stellar work from relievers Jonathan Holder and Chasen Shreve, the Dead Bat Society had a chance to make amends late in the game, but didn’t in a 3-2 loss to the reeling Orioles in front of 40,242," reported the NY Post after the game on Monday.  "It looked like we were just missing some pitches, whether that was late movement or a little ride on his part,’’ said Girardi, whose team has scored 37 runs in the last 11 games, going 5-6 during that stretch."

Source: Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America

But on Tuesday, the bats lit up proving that the there is life even if they were silenced for one day. By the bottom of the seventh inning the Yankees had 12 hits and lead their AL East rival Orioles by seven runs.  Jordan Montgomery had a good outing on Monday, but the bats didn't support it.  Then Luis Severino had an equally good start and the bats came to life.  You can't figure it out.  And the Orioles don't have stellar pitching by any shakes.  They are okay, much like ours.  But some nights both teams have some kind of pitching genius.  And they get it done all in one night.

 Source: Matt Hazlett/Getty Images North America

So as we move into Wednesday's game against the O's, the rubber game, we have to hope that the bats are on the upswing and we can win this series as we head into Toronto this weekend for a four game stretch against the Division rival Blue Jays.

--Suzie Pinstripe
BYB Managing Editor
Twitter: @suzieprof

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thank you for commenting on Bleeding Yankee Blue.