The LoHud Yankees Blog

A New York Yankees blog by Chad Jennings and the staff of The Journal News


A good way to start

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Apr 19, 2010 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Rangers Yankees Baseball

Two weeks into the season, the Yankees have nine wins. And that’s with their No. 3 hitter batting .114.

Derek Jeter, Robinson Cano, Jorge Posada and Curtis Granderson have been terrific, but the team’s hot start has started with its starters.* Obviously Javier Vazquez is struggling, but CC Sabathia, A.J. Burnett, Andy Pettitte and Phil Hughes are 7-0 through 10 starts. Sabathia, Burnett and Pettitte have sub-3.00 ERAs.

“I came back because I want to help us win another championship,” Pettitte said. “And I feel like we have a special group of guys here.”

Obviously Pettitte was outstanding yesterday, but check out this pitching line for the Yankees starters this home stand: 5-1, 2.17 ERA, 37.2 IP, 27 H , 15 BB, 36 K and a .205 opponents batting average.

* What a terrible sentence, but I couldn’t help myself.

And that’s obviously an AP photo of Pettitte with Dave Eiland and Joe Girardi.

Comments

comments

 
 

Sponsored by:
 

Search

    Advertisement

    Follow

    Mobile

    Read The LoHud Yankees Blog on the go by navigating to the blog on your smartphone or mobile device's browser. No apps or downloads are required.

Advertisement

Place an ad

Call (914) 694-3581