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New York Yankees: Thoughts on the First Week

we’re one week into the Yankee season, and the Yanks went 4 and 2 on the road, facing two of the best teams in baseball.  I’ll take it.  

Some thoughts:

Let's give a big thanks to Ben Zobrist — the Rays No. 3 hitter— for choosing to sacrifice bunt in the first inning when AJ Burnett was looking a little wild and had yet to record an out.  Yes, the Rays did indeed end up scoring two runs, but that was really the best chance they had to have a big inning and get AJ out of the game early. Giving him that out pretty much assured there wouldn’t be a big inning.  Did Joe Maddon really think two runs would be enough to beat the Yankees? Yes, Javier Vazquez did not have a good outing, and I’m obviously ...

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