Last night was not part of the plan.
It marked the 12th lose where the Yankees have scored two or less runs this season
One thing is for certain; when the 2014 Yankees lose, they do it well.
It is true that Tanaka was off last night, but did skipper Joe Girardi did not need to remove him after the sixth inning. Tanaka had only allowed three runs to score, and had thrown just 88 pitches and he could have held the Cubs right there at least.
Not like it mattered in the end, as the Yankees bats couldn’t make contact with a tennis ball but watching the bullpen tank made the whole “fan experience” even more detrimental.
Add that to their lack of experience vs. Samardzija, as the active Yankees hitters have a total of 16 at-bats against him. Continue reading ‘Yankees: You are not supposed to lose to the Cubs’ »