• Freddy Garcia could surprise us

    Like most people watching the Yankees play the Indians yesterday, as soon as Andy Pettitte was hit by that comebacker, the first word that came to mind was, “Crap.” We hoped it was just a bruise, but inside, we all knew better. And sure enough, the news was just about as bad as could have been expected. Following on the heels (pun not intended) of the news concerning C.C. Sabathia, great feelings about the state of Yankee pitching flew out the window. As Joe Girardi tried to keep the Yankees in the game yesterday with the likes of Cody Eppley and Clay Rapada, a strange thing happened. Joe Girardi brought in Freddy Garcia and the first thought that occurred in this brain was, “Oh good.” How did that thought get in there?