How do you recover from this?It's impossible to read this column, note the rare quality within and come to any other conclusion - Shank loves to write about losing teams.
The Yankees — once all powerful but now The Little Train That Could — suffered a devastating setback at Fenway Thursday night. Leading the Red Sox, 5-1, in the eighth, and 5-2 with two outs in the ninth, New York was beaten by Hanley Ramirez’s three-run walkoff shot into the center-field bleachers off Dellin Betances.
“This one really hurts,’’ said Yankee manager Joe Girardi.
“A lot of guys in this room are really [expletive] off right now,’’ said third baseman Chase Headley. “We really want to come back and win tomorrow night.’’
Friday, September 16, 2016
What a present for Shank! He gets to write about what seems to be his favorite type of topic - a painful, excruciating and devastating loss.