With inter-league play concluding this weekend, the New York Yankees head into Dodger Stadium for three-games.
An unfamiliar place, as the Bombers last visit was in 2004. The two franchises have a torrid history. They have faced each other 11 time in the World Series, the most recent dates back to 1981.
It is sure to be a celebrity filled affair, as it is the hottest ticket in Hollywood right now.
Internally, the Dodgers ball-club is a mess, as owners Frank and Jamie McCourt are in the middle of a nasty divorce. Add injuries to insult, which is now just frustrating for a team who wants to contend as they did in 2008 and 2009. Fans cries have been pouring out for the Dodgers to get Cliff Lee from the Mariners in order for the team to survive. Unlikely to happen with owners divorce still unresolved.
The Dodgers 2010 season has been rocky to say the least. This team is in third place in the AL West, with a 38-33 record. Currently, Torre’s Dodgers have lost their last six games. Now, what could be called a slump has become a concern.
Not the best timing for the reigning 2009 World Series Champions to arrive, if your a Dodger fan. Let’s not give to much credit, as the Yankees have been playing sloppy lately. Continue reading ‘Inter-League Soap Opera: Dodger Blue Vs. Yankee Pinstripes’ »