Great game last night. I will try to keep it in perspective but the matchups now favor the Sox for the last two games. And as we know, a sweep in April does not mean much. That being said, it reveals one more chink in the pinstriped armor.
As the eighth inning started and the game looked lost, I kept reminding myself of what seemed like 10 series in the last 4-5 years where the Sox would drop a tough series opener to the Yanks and then storm back on Saturday (in fact I think both the 17-1 games were on the heels of tough Friday losses). So, I’m sure the Yanks will brush it off and be ready to go this year.
Seeing Posada leave the game made me think he could be the most irreplaceable Yankee of all.
That being said, I need to be careful what I wish for. Boone gets hurt, the Yanks get A-Rod. There is not that big of an impact catcher out there, but you never know. I’m sure the Yanks wish they had not traded for the Unit even more, having gave up Navarro.
I’m very happy Fox is doing only one game of the week to start the season. That means no blackout out here.
And I sure hope they have Dick Stockton calling the game today, like they did last week. What a refreshing change.