August 15, 2010

Yankees shut out by former 1st-rounder

The Yankees failed to win the series finale against the Royals, as the first pick of the 2002 draft, Bryan Bullington, tossed eight innings of shutout ball in a 1-0 win. A.J. Burnett threw all eight innings but was the hard-luck loser.

Best of All: The Yankees didn’t get perfect game’d. Robinson Cano broke it up in the fifth, but Lance Berkman promptly grounded into a double play and rolled his ankle by stepping on Bullington’s heel. He’s day-to-day.

Brett Gardner got the only other Yankee hit, but he was caught stealing shortly after.

Worst of All: The Yankees’ woes against pitchers they’ve never seen before continued Sunday. I think t

The Yankees committed three errors on the day, including two on one play in the sixth.

Coming Up: The Yankees are back at home this week with series against the Tigers and Mariners.

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