The Yankees are in the midst of a 4-game losing, including a sweep at the hands of the rival Boston Red Sox, and are in third place in the AL East, a game under .500. Their biggest free agent acquisitions, C.C. Sabathia and Mark Teixeira, have both been awful. Yet, all is quiet in Yankee-land.
Where is George Steinbrenner? Where is his voice resounding through the media and plastered all over ESPN? Where are the threats that heads will roll and the attacks on Yankees’ manager Joe Girardi?
I want an explosion. I want the Yankees’ players to be trembling in every at bat, worried that if they strikeout, they will walk back to the dugout and find out that they have been demoted to AAA.
Those were the good old days. Now the Yankees fall apart in silence. The glorified New York Yankees, the Evil Empire and 26-time World Series Champions, are no longer the king of baseball. Steinbrenner no longer owns the sport. Continue reading “Eerily Quiet In The Bronx”