Hopefully, the team’s confidence is up after taking the first two games against the Minnesota Twins.
The Yankees are not the most graceful group right now, but they have pulled together enough to win. With Granderson and Posada returning shortly it will help relieve some pressure.
Fact is the Twins are a great ballclub; so beating them is not easy for any team. The Twins ‘M & M boys’ (Mauer and Morneau) are by far the best 3 and 4 hitters in the game and lead in most batting categories league-wide.
- AJ Burnett and Andy Pettitte rocked on the mound in both wins. It was a far cry from just a week ago, as everything seemed hopeless so it was a comforting turn.
- David Robertson was solid in relief for the third time, which is a good sign for the bullpen.
- Derek Jeter, both offensively and defensively, has been superb. He looks locked in right now. The Captain is such a natural leader, and he plays the part to a tee. This team needs their Captain, and he knows it.
- Nick Swisher is hitting very well, and in clutch situations. Continue reading ‘Yankees Do Enough To Win’ »