The Yankees have a lot of faith in Brett Gardner and that faith was rewarded last night during a 5-4 victory against the Red Sox.
Johnny Damon is on the DL for the first time. This notebook also has updates on Jose Molina and Joba Chamberlain.
Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and Mariano Rivera are All-Stars. Jason Giambi still has a shot while Mike Mussina reacted well to being snubbed.
Rick Carpiniello looks at the All-Star teams and wonder why Ken Griffey Jr. isn’t headed to the Stadium.