Nick Swisher through five games:
“I’m loving it,” he said. “It’s like I almost don’t want to wake up. I don’t want to soak it in right now. I want to keep that fire and keep that passion and keep that attitude going right now. I know in this game you’re going to go through ups and downs. But right now it’s going pretty well.”
Yeah, a 2.010 OPS would qualify as “going pretty well.” Getting into numbers now is silly, obviously. But what these first five games have shown is that the Yankees have options they didn’t have before.
That have scored 31 runs in five games without A-Rod is tremendous as every day they they find a way is another day closer to his return.
Meanwhile, the last three starters have allowed three runs over 20 innings.
“Just like we drew it up,” Joe Girardi said.
Because he is quickly becoming your favorite, here is some Swisher postgame audio:
Thanks for reading tonight. Back at it tomorrow, weather permitting.