Brian!

May 6th, 2014 by Jane Heller
Photo: Kim Klement/USA Today Sports

Photo: Kim Klement/USA Today Sports

He may have gray hair nowadays, but Brian Roberts proved tonight that he can still deliver in the clutch. His homer to put the Yanks ahead of the Angels was a nice surprise. Too bad Kuroda didn’t get the win, because he pitched great, and the “w” went to Shawn Kelley, who did not. Robertson got the save – I feel as if it’s been ages since I saw him on the mound – and the Yankees halted their skid. Whew. Fun game to watch except for Solarte’s adventures in the infield.

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2 Responses to “Brian!”

  1. Diane Anziano says:

    These west coast games are interesting for us here in NY. I watch the beginning of the game live and then when I get up early the next day its on Yankee Replay so I get to see the rest of the game. It was nice to pull out a win – it is sad that Kuroda couldn’t get the win but I’m sure he’s just relieved to have a good outing. Roberts…yeah, glad to see he’s finally going to deliver – the expression on his face celebrating with his team mates after the homer was adorable. Anyway, hope they get on a long line of wins now. GO YANKEES!!!

  2. Jane Heller says:

    I hope it was a confidence booster for Kuroda and for the rest of the team, Diane. They proved they could get the timely hit when they needed it – something they haven’t been able to do.

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