It's a good thing old Yankee Ron Villone was pitching for the Nationals, and Elijah Dukes was playing center, or this game could have been a tough loss for CC Sabathia. As Squawker Jon noted, former Met Anderson Hernandez doubled his career home run total with a three-run blast off CC. My cat C.C. was hissing over it!
On the bright side, Robinson Cano did go 4-for-4, and Brian Bruney looked fine in his return to the Yankees bullpen.
But Derek Jeter left the game after hurting his ankle. As for myself, I was feeling a little under the weather yesterday, so I wasn't giving the game my full attention. Hopefully, Jeter - and I -will be feeling better tonight!
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Squawker friend Bernadette Palsey - aka Lady at the Bat - wrote a story for mlb.com about the new A&E Home Video set The New York Yankees: Essential Games of Yankee Stadium- Perfect Games and No Hitters
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