Things would be tense in the Bronx because they always are, but perhaps not like this.
By the way, firing Torre isn’t the answer. These days the Yankees are a team of names and sluggers without the same mentality as the group that won in 1996, and 1998-2000. After the loss to Arizona, George Steinbrenner reverted to his lust for the pricey big names: Jason Giambi, Randy Johnson, Alex Rodriguez and Gary Sheffield. To much emphasis on “me” and power there. Neglected was the bullpen and attention to offensive detail.
You can get a lot of pieces for $200 million, but it doesn’t mean they fit together.
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