Robinson Cano and his sweet swing

The Indians home opener ended pretty much the same way as the Yankees home opener. With a loss for the home team. It was also a reunion of Nick Swisher, former Yankee with his old team, and Travis Hafner with his old team and fan base, Kevin Youkilis with Terry Francona.

~~ Yankees 11, Indians 6 ~~

Travis Hafner got some welcome home chants, then he hit a homerun, then the boos rained down. He said he kind of expected it because the fans in Cleveland are passionate. You could see that by how packed the stadium was. Both pitchers gave up 3 runs in the first inning. Kuroda however settled down and didn’t let anybody else score. Ubaldo Jimenez did not do so well. Of course Kuroda didn’t have to pitch to Robinson Cano.

Robinson Cano was hitting to the left and right, both ways, over the wall. Bringing awareness to the Indians and the people of Cleveland.

The game almost came apart in the 8th and 9th innings. Shawn Kelley gave up 3 runs and in the ninth, Joba came in and walked two. I was freaking, I told Kasey to talk to Joba, walks are going to be the death of me!

~~ Questo è tutto, dice la principessa ~~ 😛

Game 7
Yankees 3-4 (0.429)

AJ Burnett does not suck ~ Friday, June 24, 2011

~~ Rockies 4, Yankees 2 ~~

The Rockies beat the Yankees and since AJ was pitching everyone is jumping on the AJ sucks bandwagon. Well not everybody, more like everybody that doesn’t like him or was disappointed in his performance last year.

A.J. gave up 4 runs to the Rockies. Ubaldo Jimenez gave up 2. So who’s fault is the loss? Poor pitching or lousy offense? Like I’ve said before, if a pitcher doesn’t get run support, he can’t get the win. That seems to happen to A.J., a lot. And I don’t think its because the players ‘don’t like A.J.’ I really don’t know what it is. I’m just glad he is pitching better, and he is.

~~ Questo è tutto, dice la principessa ~~ 😛