A sleepy afternoon comes alive
The early part of this game seemed like everyone was sleepwalking around with the heat, but it sure got a lot more interesting in – say – the ninth inning. Justin Christian has to be the happiest person in the park that we are now in extra innings, but if Christian doesn’t fall down, the Yankees have arguably won the game by now. You never know. Mariano Rivera has been awesome in save situations but strangely not so much in tie games.
In the interests of keeping you up to date (and making sure the stories get their play before we push them off the Yankees front page), here’s what we’ve got cooking on MLB.com.