It was breathtaking in its awfulness when Granderson was hit by a pitch and broke himself yet again – this time the pinky knuckle. How unlucky does a guy have to be? He worked so hard to come back from the last injury and now this?
Thank God Phelps is OK after taking a ball in the forearm, but raise your hand if you’re not liking the Rays very much right now.
It’s hard to celebrate the win tonight at the Trop when the Yankees are stuck with Boesch and Francisco platooning with Ichiro again, but such is life. The team somehow keeps going – and winning – so we’ll see how they handle things this time around.