A few posts ago, after a 9-games Yankee winning streak, I crowed that that Red Sox nation better be watching their back because the Yankees were on the march. I was certain that the addition of Clemens would add more fuel to the fire and that the Yankee surge was inevitable. Apparently I should have kept my mouth shut. A trip to Colorado where the Yankees scored 41 runs in three games last year produced 5 runs and three losses. Post-Denver, Yankee play has been as inspired as a dry omelet.
Clemens is pitching his age. Abreu’s power continues to dwindle. Mike Mussina should change the first vowel in his last name to ‘e’. Johnny Damon is a shadow of his former Red-Sox-self. I’m not giving up. I’m not saying uncle. I’m just saying that maybe just maybe a team that plays Cairo at first base might not be a team that is going to catch Boston this year.
There’s always the wild card….sigh.