Sunday, May 17, 2015
Posted by Alphonso at 2:50 PM
Last night, the Yankees led 1-0 for about 4 innings, I recall. They did this without the benefit of a hit. Four walks and I don't know what netted them a run. Finally, Headley hit a 3 run homer and A-Rod later hit a solo shot.
This is typical. In our four previous ( and consecutive ) losses, we had several opportunities to score multiple runs with a clutch hit, but got none. Bases loaded and no one out; zero runs.
It is when the Yankees hit home runs that they win. No one is a situational clutch hitter with men in scoring position. Those key singles or doubles to the gap just don't come.
It looks that way again today. The Yankees are going down like puff balls. No threats. No hard hit balls. Just quick outs.
Unless we hit some home runs, we just can't score more than the magical 2 runs.
And that usually spells loss.