As noted on last weeks podcast, Kunj is on the other side of the world this week and avoiding Yankees baseball while soaking up the sun. That turned out to be a blissful plan, as hes missed a disastrous pair of series between the weekend loss to the Orioles and the current Blue Jays bludgeoning. The Yankees have already lost their Wild Card lead on Boston and will be a mere half-game in front of Toronto if they dont rally to avoid a four-game sweep today. Not content to suffer alone, I roped former Beyond the Box Score editor and PSA scribe Matt Provenzano into discussing the frustrating past week with me Miguel Andujar Jersey. The two of us talked through the Yankees slump, from the suddenly-sputtering bats to the pitching staff thats just trying to hang in there. The bullpens gassed, and thats not helping matters one bit. A constant theme of the episode touched on the Yankees perhaps facing a crossroads in the near-future with all the names on paper failing to live up the resumes. Its tough stretch. In lieu of the Meet a Baby Bomber segment though, we turned to the bright side Met a Hall of Famer. Derek Jeter was enshrined in Cooperstown yesterday, so we took the opportunity to talk about the ceremony a bit before playing armchair psychologist on why some fans dig their heels in on the idea that Jeter wasnt good, actually https://www.newyorkystore.com/71-Yankees_Luis_Medina_Jersey. The hottest takes are rarely correct. At the end, we wrap up with the Yankee and Mitre of the Week, and boy, were there not many candidates for the former.
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