GAME 118: *The video of the second inning hijinks was the highlight of the night for New York, and these don’t count as runs batted in obviously — so the offense has actually mustered only 2 runs in the last 26 innings of baseball.
“All I have to say is that everyone here works hard and I would say that right now things are not going our way, but we have 40-something games left,” Carlos Beltran said. “We just need to find a way to turn this around.”
Here’s the box score and recap.
MEMORY LANE: On August 11, 1950, hitting just .279, Yankee great Joe DiMaggio is benched for the first time in his career. He is currently languishing in a 4-for-38 slump. (Source: TodayInBaseballHistory.com)