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Today on Pinstripe Alley - 8/31/21

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Your rundown as the West Coast trip nears its end.

New York Yankees v Los Angeles Angels Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

After a couple of frustrating losses over the weekend, it looked like the Yankees might start another winning streak last night, thanks to some more timely hitting in a tight game. Alas, while the Bombers mounted multiple comebacks in Anaheim, they dropped their third straight game in agonizing fashion. This bump in the road has certainly been reminiscent of the club’s struggles from early in the summer.

On the site, Jesse ranks the best individual pitches on the Yankee staff, and Jon analyzes Giancarlo Stanton’s defensive performance, while John analyzes Aaron Judge’s center field defense. Dan will also take us through the week that was down on the farm, Emma previews the September slate, and Andres discusses which players the Yankees can least afford to lose.

Today’s Matchup

New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels

Time: 9:38 p.m. EST

TV: YES Network, Bally Sports West

Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280

Venue: Angel Stadium

Fun Questions:

1. Can Jameson Taillon return to form after a recent shaky stretch?

2. Are the Yankees dead in the AL East chase?