Fenway crowd generated a Derek Jeter chant last night with him sitting in the dugout. That’s the only meaning left in these games: watching the fans of the Yankees’ most bitter rival cheer on a Yankee legend. Surreal, will enjoy seeing the reception he gets in his first AB (he mentioned Thursday that he’d play some this weekend, just not at SS). Mostly I’m just going to miss baseball that matters to me.
But we still have a couple more shots left at the bottom of the bottle before we proceed to the hangover stage. So Tanaka and Kelly for the penultimate matchup. It’s so hard to believe every year that we’ve made it through over 160 games.