After saying good-bye to two prolific men, the New York Yankees ended the weekend placing ace Andy Pettitte on the DL.
Pettitte will be gone for five weeks with a grade one tear in his left hamstring. This digs the dagger even deeper as the Seattle Mariners played the reigning champs like fools by trading Cliff Lee to the Texas Rangers.
The Yankees got used by Seattle, who got more bang for Lee with the Bombers in the mix. Well, nothing good comes from dwelling in the baseball past, but this wound is still fresh after such a long week.
The Angels are in town today for a quick two games in the Bronx. These Halos have a history of reeking havoc on the Yankees, but the reality is these Angels are coming with broken wings.
Losing All-Star 1B Kenny Morales for the season was the biggest blow to a team dealing with a lot of injuries already. The latest victim was SP Scott Kazmir, who Yankee fans might remember. Kennedy was slated to start on tonight against his old buddy Phil Hughes.
With Kazmir on the DL, the Angels have yet to confirm who will take the mound, leaving Wednesday afternoon in question as well.
Yankees Javier Vazquez will take the mound against an Angel pitcher TBA. I have seen both Jared Weaver and Joel Pineiro as the probable pitcher, but both official teams sites list the Angels as TBA. Continue reading ‘New York Yankees Week From Hell Ends With the Los Angeles Angels’ »