AP And AP: Yanks-Rocks Gamer II

Andy Pettitte was brilliant in his last start, and he had better stay that way as he faces Jeff Francis if the Yanks don’t shake the cobwebs off their bats and cleats. Meanwhile, Julian Tavarez is looking slick in the bottom of four while the Sox battery ran Buddy Carlyle off the field on a rail. The Yanks welcome back Andy Phillips for another shot at holding down first base, which gives one the pleasure of seeing two ballplayers each with a zero-average in the lineup, on the last day of Spring. Somebody do something inspiring.

New York Yankees
M. Cabrera cf .247
D. Jeter ss .341
B. Abreu rf .270
A. Rodriguez 3b .315
J. Posada c .344
H. Matsui lf .296
R. Cano 2b .269
A. Phillips 1b .000
A. Pettitte p .000
 
Colorado Rockies
W. Taveras cf .316
K. Matsui 2b .318
M. Holliday lf .364
T. Helton 1b .324
G. Atkins 3b .244
B. Hawpe rf .297
T. Tulowitzki ss .265
Y. Torrealba c .244
J. Francis p .136
16 comments… add one
  • You guys are really blowing up this gamer, take a log off the fire or you might pull a hammy.

    LocklandSF June 20, 2007, 9:58 pm
  • I’m watching but can’t comment much as the little one is being quite a handful tonight. Looks like Pettitte has his stuff. Good thing, considering the bats are relatively quiet so far.

    attackgerbil June 20, 2007, 9:59 pm
  • At least now you can’t say we’re not posting only because the Yanks are losing!
    ;)
    Work’s in my way. I don’t like to stay this late. But gooooo Yankees!

    Lar June 20, 2007, 10:00 pm
  • Lar – Staying this late as in east coast time? Or are you on the west coast (that’s still be late, just not insane)?

    rootbeerfloat June 20, 2007, 10:45 pm
  • Yankees caught a break on that play at home in the bottom of the sixth. Two great throws that inning; one by Melky, one by Hideki. Melky’s play, called properly, shows why he has to be in center. Hideki’s play, called improperly which saved a run, but was about as good of as he could be expected to make in that situation.

    attackgerbil June 20, 2007, 11:02 pm
  • I think the Yankees don’t want to make the playoffs.

    Patti-YF June 20, 2007, 11:08 pm
  • Kazuo!

    TJ June 20, 2007, 11:11 pm
  • East coast, and just got home from the subway.
    Gah, this was a quick turnaround to a bah.

    Lar June 20, 2007, 11:32 pm
  • Wow, all with two outs.
    Grr. Bah.

    Lar June 20, 2007, 11:34 pm
  • It’s the Same Rockies team who take 2 out 3 three from Redsox. The Rockies who slaughtered Redsox pitching in Fenway park. They embrassed Schilling and Beckett. It was Beckett first loss if I mistaken.

    Dan June 20, 2007, 11:36 pm
  • Grr, ARod should be padding his stats. Ah well.

    Lar June 20, 2007, 11:38 pm
  • POOP

    Jordan Meisner June 20, 2007, 11:52 pm
  • Things looked pretty interesting for awhile, then, *boom* out go the lights. WAKE UP, bats.

    attackgerbil June 20, 2007, 11:54 pm
  • Pettite’s has been consistent starter for the Yankees so far this season. He deserved a bad outing like this one tonight. I’m sorry for Andy He’s been hit hard by bad luck this year. Pettite’s should have 8 wins by now if now for Yankees Offense falters and bullpen blowing leads for him.

    Dan June 20, 2007, 11:55 pm
  • should’ve, could’ve, would’ve…but doesnt.

    Regular_Brad. June 21, 2007, 9:27 am
  • I saw Andy pitch when the Yanks were in Seattle. I have to say, as a Red Sox fan, Andy is 100x more impressive in person than he is on TV. I was astounded with his presence, competitiveness and command. Don’t get me wrong, he’s good on TV, but he’s got intangibles that you don’t see…

    jp-sf June 21, 2007, 11:02 am

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