The prescription for winning baseball is not more cowbell, but games against the Detroit Tigers. Woof, what a really bad baseball team they are. The Yankees took advantage of that in sweeping fashion over the weekend. The Bronx Bombers are now 14-14 and get a tough task with the Astros coming to town on Tuesday for a three-game series. Cue the boos from Yankees fans, who get to make it rain down on the Astros for the first time since the cheating scandal.
To talk about the sweep and look ahead to the Astros, we bring you a new episode of the “Pinstripe Pod” with Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson, featuring an interview with former Yankees catcher and current Princeton baseball head coach Scott Bradley.
Pinstripe Pod Opening Segment with Chris, Jeff & Jake:
- SWEEPING TIGERS: It’s amazing just how atrocious the Tigers lineup is. Was this more the Yankees being good or the Tigers being bad? 43 strikeouts in 96 at-bats is almost unheard of. Nice to see Corey Kluber pitch well, although it came almost against a AA team. Why is Giancarlo Stanton getting a day off after a good string of games? Why is Aaron Hicks always…