This was not good:
Then, this was even worse:
Turns out that, even though Joba was hit in the knee with a line drive, the x-rays were negative and he only has a bruise. The way this team handles the injury information, though, you can never be sure. Joba, stop scaring the **** out of me!
The real problem – or so I thought – was that he had to leave in the first inning. That’s a long stretch of game for the bullpen to cover. But Aceves was good, Albaladejo was okay, and the Yankees had built up a lead before Veras could get in there and ruin it completely.
The star of the night goes to our man Robbie Cano for being generally awesome: