Heroes (Advertisers)
Purchase the best NY Yankees Game Tickets from Ticket Brokers Vivid Seats which include NY Giants Tickets, New York Mets Tickets, Knicks NBA Tickets, Rangers Hockey Tickets, Islanders Tickets, Jersey Boys Tickets, , Madison Square Garden Event Tickets New Jersey NBA Nets Tickets and Devils NHL Games .

Find New York Yankees tickets and other hot MLB tickets at CTC! We carry Cardinals baseball tickets, Red Sox tickets in Boston, Detroit Tigers tickets, Dodgers tickets and World Series tickets as well as New York Giants tickets and hot show tickets, including Coldplay concert tickets, Conan O'Brien tickets, NY theater tickets and Broadway show tickets.


This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

View blog authority
eXTReMe Tracker
Another One Bites the Dust??
Wednesday, April 09, 2008
The injury gods are merciless, my friends.

It's been but one week since the start of the season and our dear team has already been struck not once but twice by Pavano's Patented Pain Plague. Jeter was the first to go down, with a strained quad and/or groin muscle - I'm actually not sure which one... I keep reading/hearing different things. If anyone has a direct line to Jeter's groin, please ask it if it's OK - on Monday, and yesterday Jorgie Porgie had to be taken out of the game because his bum shoulder was acting up again (perhaps it was just tired of not throwing people out and decided to take a breather).

Neither Jeet nor Jorgie has been busted down to the DL just yet, but they're both out for the time being. Jorgie is going in for an MRI on that pesky shoulder today, so we'll know more this afternoon, I'd imagine. I'm far more worried about Jorgie than I am about The Jeet - not only is he older and more fragile, he's also tougher to replace. That is no slight to Jose Molina - a team could do far worse than a Molina brother when it comes to backup catchers (sorry, John Flaherty) - but the catcher is traditionally the heart of your team, and Posada has exemplified that role for the Yankees throughout his career. The team will absolutely notice his absence every day he's not on the field. Furthermore, the Yanks simply have a lot more options when it comes to plugging someone into an infield slot.

Just yesterday I was remarking how odd it felt to rely on our pitching while the offense sat around gorging themselves on sunflower seeds, and unfortunately all signs are pointing towards more of the same. Cano and Giambi are still muddling through ridiculously slow starts and now Jeter and Jorgie are out before even having the chance to pull themselves out of their own slumps. I hope Better Mint, Mo-Ens, and J-Mo are ready to back up our pitching, since our starters apparently don't feel like it...

See you tonight, B-Squad Bombers!

Labels: , ,

posted by Yankees Chick @ Wednesday, April 09, 2008  
2 Comments:
  • At 11:53 AM, Blogger Bruce said…

    Jorge claims that this happened to him in spring training this year and that it went away on its own. Still, the fact that this is the second time it has happened makes me nervous. Pavano is clearly to blame.

     
  • At 11:57 AM, OpenID ishotthejukebox said…

    I am more worried about Jorge too, the yankees actually have a better winning percentage when Jeter doesn't play.

     
Post a Comment
<< Home
 
Yankees Chick Tweets!
Fun Fact O' The Week

In 2009 Curtis Granderson published a book: All You Can Be: Dream It, Draw It, Become It! Granderson "shares the lessons that he learned growing up--the importance of family and choosing the right friends, the power of listening and staying positive, and most important, the value of being yourself."
Interleague Play: Love it or Leave it?
Hate it
Love it
Indifferent
Interwho?
  
Free polls from Pollhost.com
Previous Poll Results
Which Former Yank Free Agent Would You Most Like to See in Pinstripes in 2010?
Johnny Damon 53%
Chien-Ming Wang 26%
Xavier Nady 8%
Jose Molina 6%
Jason Giambi 6%
Jeff Weaver 2%
Catch up! Recent Posts
What'd You Miss? Archives
About Me

Name: Yankees Chick
Home: San Diego, CA, United States
About Me: Just your average 26 year old Yankees lovin' gal from the SD.
See my complete profile
Blog Faves
Subscribe
 Add to RSS

Add to Google
Subscribe in Bloglines
Search!
Google