Game 68 | 38-30, 2nd : You know it’s your day when the opponent brings in a position player to take the mound. The 2015 New York Yankees did the old timers proud today with a barrage of long balls and offense that posted crooked numbers in all of the first five frames en route to a 14-3 mugging of the visiting Detroit Tigers.
Here’s the box score, full recap, and video highlights.
Yankees 14, Tigers 3
“I just think that he’s thriving on being back in the game, something that was almost taken away. Sometimes you get up and we can take some things for granted. Just getting up every day we take for granted. And sometimes when you go through some scares, you come back much more relaxed and happy and know how lucky you are to be able to put a uniform on. I think he’s thriving off of that.” ‐ Joe Girardi on Alex Rodriguez (h/t: Grace Raynor and Alden Woods / MLB.com)