New York Times | David Waldstein: Alex Rodriguez put a simple goal in place for the Yankees' offense. No matter the pitcher, the stadium, the weather conditions, or anything, the offense must score at least five runs per game in order to give the team a chance to win.
New York Post | Mike Vaccaro: Yankee fans who were too young to see the team struggle in the early nineties are now getting a glimpse of what that was like. Older fans who were around for those early struggles claim younger fans are spoiled and are letting them know exactly what it's like to deal with a struggling team.
Wall Street Journal | Jared Diamond: Chase Headley has been the obvious weak link in a underachieving Yankees offense. Upper management has noticed something in his swing rate that they hope he will take into account to rectify his situation. Though he has struggled, it's worth noting that the team's struggles cannot be solely placed on the third baseman.
CBS Sports | Mike Axisa: Three reasons why the Yankees have gotten off to a terrible start this year. Terrible might be putting it lightly as this is officially the worst April in the last 25 years. Spoiler: the offense is one of the reasons for the team struggling.
As mentioned in yesterday's final COTD post, going forward Greg and I will be doing the morning news and we'll be bringing in some elements of the COTD posts here to let us all still have some fun in this thread.
- The NFL Draft is completely over. Thoughts on your favorite team's draft?
- If you had to pick a fictional monster type (vampires, zombies, mummies, werewolves, etc.) to be real, which would you choose and why?
Song of the Day
Semi-Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
It's Nostalgia Week on Pinstripe Alley. If this song doesn't bring back any memories from you growing up/your childhood you're just way too young and you should look to rectify that. Feel free to link us your song of the day.