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  • Writer's picturePhilip Cashier

Game 68: Yankees (46-21) vs Royals (39-27)


Why the hell isn't Grisham batting clean-up?

Can the Yankees bounce back against the Royals?

Santana DFA'd. Marinaccio recalled.

Soto in lineup, but at DH

Judge gets a night off

Rizzo sits again

Jones gets start in RF



Volpe, SS -- .280 (123)

Soto, DH -- .318 (190)

Torres, 2B -- .230 (88)

Verdugo, LF -- .261 (113)

LeMahieu, 1B -- .219 (85)

Grisham, CF -- .100 (64)

Jones, RF -- .222 (164)

Trevino, C -- .254 (99)

Cabrera, 3B -- .238 (83)

Rodon, P -- 8-2, 3.02



Garcia, 3B -- .256

Witt, Jr, SS -- .320

Perez, 1B -- .299

Velazquez, DH -- .212

Loftin, 2B -- .283

Fermin, C -- .292

Renfroe, RF -- .210

Blanco, LF -- .255

Hampson, CF -- .321

Lugo, P -- 9-1, 2,13


Game on YES at 8 pm


NEXT UP: Tuesday, June 11th, at 8 pm, at Kansas City



Robert Malchman
Robert Malchman
3 days ago

Let's hope this goes better for Tonkin and Boone than Milwaukee did.

Robert Malchman
Robert Malchman
3 days ago
Replying to

Here come old Tonkin, he come walking in slowly

He got so-so fastball, he one slider roller

He get strikes below the knee

Got to be a closer, he just do what Boone please

Win together, right now, beat KC.


Robert Malchman
Robert Malchman
3 days ago

The key to the bottom of the 8th was no walks. OK, they got a couple of hits and scored one run. You start walking people, and the game is tied or worse.


3 days ago

this has been a boring game

Rodon has dominated the KC hitters

and looks to be earning his money


Robert Malchman
Robert Malchman
3 days ago

Here's another idiot with "Jr." on the back of his jersey. Oh, did Bobby Witt Sr. unretire and get put on the Royals 26-man roster? Because that's the only reason you'd need that suffix on the jersey (and note that when Ken Griffey Sr. and Jr. played together on the Mariners, they didn't put the suffixes on their jerseys, and neither did Ripken pere and fils). What a fool. "Jr." isn't part of your surname, Halfwitt.

3 days ago
Replying to

In a way, it sort of honors the legacy of the "Sr" player (the dad) by not being referenced without the "Jr" on their back, and not verbally referencing them without the "Jr" being verbalized.


Robert Malchman
Robert Malchman
3 days ago

Conversely, I love first-and-second, no outs, get nothing courtesy of a GIDP and a pop out when our pitcher is doing dealing. That's an expected 1.4 runs Rodon kept away from the Royals.

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