Ouch! That One Hurt.


I knew this series would bring out a sensitive side of me because I really just don’t like the New York Yankees. It’s nothing they did or didn’t do. It’s just I feel so EHH about the team. I realize that is a terrible word to describe emotions but it’s true.

First of all, the Arizona Diamondbacks are now 0-4 when my MLB.TV coverage is choppy and slow on my computer. Are the losses related to the coverage? I think so. About an hour ago, Arizona dropped game one of a three game set with the Yankees by a score of 4-2 in front of close to 35,000 in the Bronx. Aside from A.J. Pollock having a nice night offensively, there was really nothing to write home about. There seemed to be a weird feeling in the air in New York. I can’t really explain it, but it just felt strange.

There was some miscommunication in this game, but at least somebody caught it.This pretty much explains the night in NY.

There just was not a lot of life coming from Arizona tonight. I think I need another hand to count the number of times a player popped out to an infielder. The Yankees deserved to win this game because although Brandon McCarthy had a fairly good outing, the Robinson Cano HR left the team in shambles and they went out with a whimper. Maybe I’ve become snooty and expect this team to come back in games like they did in Milwaukee, but in reality, that won’t happen. I think I will be re-living the Eric Hinske pinch-hit home run the entire season. It’s just one game but inter league play is a fun time and I like W’s! The vibe was just off tonight. Maybe I’m the only one that felt it but whatever it was, I didn’t like it.

The Diamondbacks dropped to 8-5 on the season and are 1-6 vs the Yanks in New York. Wade Miley goes tomorrow against C.C. Sabathia. I say we regroup, focus in, and grab a win tomorrow. On a somewhat related side note, I have loved watching Gerardo Parra play every day. He has really improved defensively and it will be interesting to see what happens with him come 4-5 weeks from now.

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