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  • Writer's picturePaul Semendinger

Quick Hit: Yankees Win Battle of Last Place Clubs

May 8, 2023

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Well, they did what they had to do.


The struggling Yankees won the first game against the lowly Oakland A's.


Good teams must feast on the teams that are not as good as they are. The Yankees did that tonight. They won 7-2.


The Yankees hit four homers tonight. If you didn't watch the game, it's unlikely you'd be able to guess all four players:

  1. D.J. LeMahieu

  2. Aaron Hicks

  3. Gleyber Torres

  4. Oswaldo Cabrera

Harrison Bader tripled. When he plays, he's been unbelievable. He might make a believer out of me. Maybe. But, let's see him do this over a longer period of time. And let's see him stay on the field. But, to be fair, to start, he's mashing.


Oakland still hasn't won their 10th game of the year. Heck, they still haven't won their ninth...



5 Comments


jjw49
May 09, 2023

Yankees beat A’s and Hicks got #1….. I’m excited!

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Robert Malchman
Robert Malchman
May 09, 2023

Nice we can beat a AAA team like the A's.


Metaphysical question: Is a healthy J.P. Sears even worse for a team than an injured Frankie Montas?

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fuster
May 09, 2023
Replying to

judging by tonight, the Yankees won the trade

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fuster
May 09, 2023

I envisioned Bader batting 9th for this team

and combining with Volpe, batting 1st, to give the team real speed on the bags


but Bader's offense, which has looked exemplary, is not as good as his centerfield D.


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Alan B.
Alan B.
May 09, 2023

Im convinced not enough core and stretching exercises are in any NY Yankees player training regimen.

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