It was by the skin of their teeth, but the Yankees took both Subway Series matchups and have cruised into this day off with a tidy little three-game winning streak in tow. It’s not much, but the team may have finally started to pull out of their long, miserable rut. They have a series the lowly Athletics on the docket, which offers a quality opportunity to really get rolling.
To start off your day, catch up on Peter’s review of last night’s AL action, as well as Esteban’s breakdown of his at-bat of the week. Also, John continues his series on the history of pitches with a look at the splitter, while Erin looks at the departed Jordan Montgomery’s performance in St. Louis.
1. Should Clay Holmes be inserted back into the closer role once healthy, or should the Yankees go with a committee for the near-future?
2. Which current division leader is most likely to slip from their perch by season’s end?