Monday, August 6, 2012
Yeah, DH Ichiro so you can get Ibanez’s defense into the game…
Am I the only person who thinks Granderson leading off behind the decrepit OBP the Yankees have at the end of their lineup is sub-optimal?
If I were to describe the Yankees’ recent nine game home stand using one word, it’d start with horse and end with shit. Thankfully, it’s over and now the Yankees get to play seven games on the road against Detroit and Toronto before hosting Texas and Boston for seven games. The Yankees will play 16 straight games without an off day, which doesn’t even factor in the three games they just played. I suppose since that’s the case DHing Ichiro might be a hair more defensible.
Anyway, you generally don’t expect to win a game against Justin Verlander, so I’m not expecting a win. I’m just hoping Ivan Nova pitches better than he has been pitching of late.
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