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I know there's a strike zone over there; if only I could find it.
I know there's a strike zone over there; if only I could find it.

The Yankees won the series against the Twins- but they lost tonight.

Here's something I believe:

There's no such thing as a hitter's park; there's no such thing as a pitcher's park.

New Yankee Stadium is bandbox, a hitter's paradise.  But New Yankee Stadium is one of the hardest parks to hit a double or triple in.  And Target Field is a really hard place to hit a homer (unless you're Jason Kubel), but a hitter can get his double and triples in bunches.

Javy died the death of a thousand cuts tonight: a couple runs on sac flies, a run on a ground out, a solo homer.  Too many men on base (11) in just under 6 innings of work, he was lucky to get away with only 5 ER.

But I'll tip my cap: the Twins have a lineup designed to consume right handed pitchers, and that's what they did.

If anybody sees the Yankees' offense lying in a gutter somewhere, do us all a favor and FedEx it to the Bronx.  Hopefully it arrives before the Indians.