What a miserable, miserable road trip. The Yanks won one measly game – the opener out West against the Angels – and after that? Nothing but losses. What’s more, CC landed on the DL with a strained hamstring, Sanchez and Hicks got banged up with what are being called “day to day” injuries and Holliday was down yesterday with some sort of allergic reaction. (Yes, he rebounded nicely today with a homer, but still.) Even Torres, the phenom in the minors, got hurt.
And then there’s Tanaka. He was back to “bad Tanaka” – giving up the long ball despite striking out batters. What a head scratcher he is this season. Nobody’s pitching really well at the moment.
Will a little home cooking do the trick and reverse the skid? Or was this team due for a wakeup call? Baseball is a long haul and I didn’t think the Yanks would win every game (despite my fantasy). I just didn’t expect an actual losing streak of this length.
I blame myself. I bought and wore my Judge jersey and ate Audrey’s Judge cookies. It’s all my fault.