The Yankees played an intrasquad game today. The fun part: instead of using an actual pitcher, they used a pitching machine. Even more fun: watching the folks who were at the game reporting on the results Yankees hitters had against the pitching machine:
Final A-Rod tally: 0-for-2, groundout and fly out.
— Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) March 2, 2015
Not great, of course. I mean, A-Rod is trying to win a job as a DH! How can he do that when he can’t hit a pitching machine! Oh, wait. Given that Chris Young’s success will, indirectly, help determine whether or not A-Rod will get a chance to DH against righties, I’d say he’ll be just fine:
Chris Young struck out against a pitching machine… This could be a long 162.
— Anthony Marchetto (@armarchetto) March 2, 2015
Speaking of fine, you know Young will be fined by his teammates’ kangaroo court for whiffing against the machine.
In other news, in case my tone was unclear or misleading, this does not matter. At all. Regarding anything. Just remember that tomorrow when the usual New York suspects make a point to talk about A-Rod’s o-fer.