Final Score: Yankees 4, Nationals 1
Dame of the Game:
Adam LaRoche: 2-4, HR, RBI, R. If the Nationals offense yesterday were described as “comatose,” LaRoche would be the lone wiggling toe that would prevent a passerby from assuming it was a corpse and throwing it in a ditch.
Shame of the Game:
Tom Gorzelanny: .2 IP, 2 R, ER, 2 H, K. Brad Lidge may be gone, but fortunately there are still people in the bullpen who can be counted on to give up runs when the need arises or repel women trying to get in the clubhouse.
The Yankees have done many impressive things in their history. They have employed some of the best players of all time. They have won more World Series than any other team. They have spent more money than any other team. They have made more people hate them than any other team. But there was always one jewel missing from the Yankee crown. One achievement that, year after year, has ever eluded them. On Sunday, the Yankees finally caught their White Whale. They swept the Washington Nationals. Continue reading