It was a crushing loss to a rival that certainly stings in the aftermath of it all. However, in the wake of the usual Yankee fandom trauma of shouts and claims to fire everyone, sign the top free agent, and to reign hell, fire, and brimstone on anyone and anything for the loss, it has occurred to me that yes, no one hates the Yankees more than Yankees fans. And you know what? The Rays were a better team this series - yup, they were. Here are my post-2020 Yankee thoughts after the devastation of the ALDS.
3 Up 1. Yvon Chouinard - Nothing says big baller like announcing you're donating your company's worth to the mission of fighting climate change. Sure, there are some tax benefits (let's not be silly), but that's still a pretty damn impressive thing to do. Wish we saw that more from billionaires. 2. Aaron Judge - Well, the big fella is on his way to breaking the record of 61 home runs (whether you think it's just the American League record or the in fact still the single-season home run record is up to you). I just hope he does it over the next two days at Yankee Stadium, on YES, with Michael Kay on the call. It'll be a damn shame if it happened on Apple TV where it happens in a vacuum and most fans will be unable to experience history. That would be awful for baseball. 3. How The Word is Passed - This is a selfish "Up" from me because I finally finished this book that has been on my list for a while - and it is a must-read for all. I'm a big