That is the number of games the New York Yankees have left to lose before their postseason hopes go down the drain.
How did I learn this fact?
Well I found an article called, We can absorb ten more losses this season by Hart Seely who runs one of my favorite Yankees blogs called It is high! It is far! It is…caught.
Here is an excerpt from the article with a link at the end to read it in full. This is a must read for Yankee fans, as this is our reality now.
Ten losses. It seems like a lot, but it’s not. Ten losses. That’s our wiggle room.
Ten losses. That’s a couple Phil Hughes meltdowns, one Joba outing, a handful of those one-run scoring nights – and maybe a game pissed away by a bad umpiring call. Ten stinkin’ losses. Any more, and it’s football season: How ’bout them Gints! Eleven losses, and we’re looking at next year’s Yankee roster, which is to say, we’re looking for a resurgence sometime around 2016. Wake me before the asteroid hits. Slade Heathcott will be 35.
Ten more losses.
That’s my kitchen table math. READ ON….