March 18, 2008

Yanks Beat Hokies

In the words of Michael Kay,"Today was not about the score." For those who care, the Yankees beat Virginia Tech 11-0 in 7 innings in Blacksburg today, but it was more about continuing the healing process. The Hokies managed 2 hits off of Yankees pitching, two singles, as Jeff Karstens pitched well for the Yanks.

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Walke and Error-fest

If not for errors and walks, the Hokies would be in this game. Two bases-loaded walks and a bases-loaded error are the difference so far, with the Yankees leading it 4-0 after 2 innings. Jeff Karstens seems to have the Hokies overpowered, giving up only 1 hit, a line drive single to centerfield. Va. Tech did get Jason Giambi on a double play in the first, and a long flyout deep to rightfield that without a 25 mph wind blowing in from right kept it in the ballpark. Otherwise it would have been a grand salami.

Yanks vs. Hokies

It's an exciting day in Blacksburg as the New York Yankees arrive to face the Virginia Tech Hokies in an exhibition game. If you remember, the Yanks donated $1 million to the Hokie Fund after the tragedy last spring that took so many lives. The game will be shown on the YES Network, and I'll provide some commentary at times throughout.

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October 25, 2007

Yanks In Blacksburg

Usually when we see exhibition games between a Major League Baseball team and a college team, it is the college kids travelling to the spring training sites in Florida or Arizona. But on March 18, 2008, that won't be the case. The New York Yankees will take a break from their monotonous spring in Tampa, and travel north to Blacksburg, Va. for an exhibition game against the Virginia Tech Hokies.

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