“For the Yankees to go to war without a strong lefty reliever is like invading Russia without bringing thermal underwear,” writes Pinstriped Bible author Steve Goldman. (Mike Stanton ain’t strong and righthanded lefty specialist Felix Rodriguez doesn’t cut it either, in his book.) With Ortiz and Nixon threatening from the left on the Sox, and other dominant lefties elsewhere in the AL, Goldman sees serious problems for the Bombers.
Does dressing right mean more than, um, dressing right? We’ll be watching….