Baseball is back!
The last few days have been amazing, just watching the New York Yankees back on the field beating teams (well, one team - the Mets) to a pulp. I don't think I truly realized how much I missed the main sports until the last few days. It's like life is great again! No matter what else is going on I have sports to lean on and help me through this pandemic.
It also helps that the Yankees have looked great in their first two exhibition games. They beat the Mets by a combined 15-3 score in two games. I think it's going to be a great season and nothing will make me feel better than seeing them win Championship No. 28.
In Sunday's win, Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and Gary Sanchez each homered, with Judge taking two out of the park.
The lack of fans doesn't bother me at all, and I like the simulated crowd noise. It sounds real.
The Yankees' offense is off to a great start and the pitching should be fine. With Gerrit Cole, James Paxton and Masahiro Tanaka leading the way it should be a great 60-game season for the Yanks.
They start the regular season off on Thursday at the Washington Nationals and have three games in four days with the Nats. Then they play at Philadelphia for two and then have two at home with the Phillies. Then Boston comes to town for three games and there's nothing like the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry.
It's a tough schedule to start with, but I know the Yankees will be fine. They have the talent to win it all!
I will try to give updates/thoughts at least once a week. Hopefully they will be full of lots of joy as the Yankees dominate like they should.
Until next time, Go Yankees!