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10-17-2012, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by apice3 View Post
yankees scored something like 50% of their runs in the regular season off home runs. When you get to the playoffs and youre only facing the top 3 pitchers on the best teams in the league, in games where pitchers focus on every single pitch, the home run isnt as prominent. The most knowledgable yankee fans i know predicted it to a tee. They havent scored a run in the first 8 innings of any game this series. Its a shame considering how well the yankees rotation has pitched.
Our pitchers have given up more than 3 runs in a game just once this post season out of the 8 games played and our offense has scored more than 3 runs twice, it has been horrible for the pitchers to not get even 3 runs of support after pitching exceptionally well

I don't think anybody expected the Yankee offense to be this bad though, 5 starters aren't hitting over .175, 7 HR's total - 3 of which came from a guy off the bench

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