. . . but never mind that. The real story is: when things go bad . . .
Thursday night, the game was over as soon as the ball rolled past Swisher, and everyone knew it.
This year in spring training, I thought of Mariano Rivera's one-time presumptive successor, and said out loud: "Mo will be a Yankee longer than Joba."
Now, Tommy John surgery. From the three amigos--Kennedy, Hughes, Joba--the Yankees are, for now, down to zero.