WOW!!! A Diehard Yankee's fan jump's ship?!?!? I thought I would never see the day. Im not a New York nut. No matter what sport it is; I hate their teams. All of their teams are too cocky. So I am on your side here and hope to see the same thing. I want to see New York beat at home, so they can get HUMILIATED!!!!!
Well, Dave, if you couldn't tell by my tone, I'm pretty PISSED to say the least about how Joe Torre was handled. The guy gets them into the post season EVERY season he has managed them, even in 2007 when they were even lucky to make it. In a year where they had injury after injury after injury, many to starting pitchers, and they still squeaked into a playoff spot. But noooooo, that's not enough. Apparently, he needs to hit, pitch and run for the rest of the team also, since they did diddle shit against the Indians. The only fault I find with Joe Torre in their loss to the Indians was in the last game, that he started Wang again, after getting bombed in the first game. I would have in no way started him. I would have strung together inning by inning of starting pitchers if I had to.
Then you turn around to the "other" NY team. The Mets held first place I think the entire season, only to melt down the last 2 weeks, and on the LAST DAY OF THE SEASON, not only lose first place, but a playoff spot with it. Oh and Willie Randolph still has a job? But Joe Torre doesn't? Don't get me wrong, I like the Mets and especially Willie, I think he's done a fantastic job with the Mets, but comparing how the two teams' seasons unfolded just shows the completely different mentality of the ownership of each.
Hell, this year, I'll start watching Met games to see how Santana translates into an NL pitcher. Ought to be interesting. Especially since he was dominant in the AL, which traditionally has been the hitters league.