Good morning everyone!
The Yankees lost to the Rangers by a score of 2-0 yesterday afternoon.
Phil Hughes was very good, allowing only 2 runs in eight innings, but he got no run support from the Yankee offense.
That was the 5th consecutive series that the Yankees lost or tied. The last series that the Yankees won was back on June 6th-June 9th against Seattle.
The Yankees are now 4 1/2 games out of first place in the AL East, the furthest out of first place that they have been all year.
The Yankees begin a three-game series against the Orioles tonight at Camden Yards that will take them to the halfway point on the year.
David Phelps(5-4, 4.01 ERA) will face T.J. McFarland(1-0, 4.14 ERA) at 7:05 PM ET and will be broadcast by WWOR.
Now on to today’s news links:
Bill Madden of the New York Daily News says the Yankees offense is hitting the wall.
Jay Jaffe of Si.com says the Yankees need A-Rod back.
Ian O’Connor of ESPNNEWYORK.com says A-Rod won’t ever grow up.
Also the Yankees ticket exchange has some great prices on some upcoming games. Click the link to check it out!!
Have a great day everyone!