Whereas the New York Yankees have remained atop the AL East for the reason that opening month of the season, the final month and a half has been a catastrophe for the lads sporting pinstripes.
After a 5-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, the Yankees have dropped 25 of their final 26 video games.
After a 3rd consecutive loss at dwelling on Saturday, frustrations obtained one of the best of supervisor Aaron Boone whereas assembly with reporters.
“We gotta play higher, interval. And the good factor is, it is proper in entrance of us,” Boone stated earlier than slamming his hand aggressively on the rostrum. “It is proper right here. And we will repair it. It is there, and we will run away with this factor and we’ve got the dudes in there to do it.”
Boone’s newest outburst comes only a day after he claimed the crew “should be ticked off” attributable to their current play.
Whereas the Yankees have proven no indicators of breaking out of their present funk, Boone reminded everybody that they management their future.
“The great factor is, we’re in first place,” Boone stated. “We get to jot down the script the remainder of the best way. Nobody else can get in our means if we go play our sport, and that is what we gotta do. Now we have to cease speaking about it, we gotta go do it.”
The Yankees’ formidable offense has been something however these days.
Shutout in three of their final seven video games, the Yankees have managed solely 14 runs over that stretch, with eight of them coming in a walk-off victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.
As soon as up by 15.5 video games within the division, the Yankees have seen that lead shrink in half; the Blue Jays path by seven video games within the AL East.
In the meantime, the Yankees at the moment are 4 video games behind the Houston Astros (77-44) for one of the best report within the American League.