Jacoby Ellsbury, the best base stealer I’ve rooted for since Maury Wills, got his first straight steal from home and took the wind out of the Yankee’s sails. I know they were hoping to avoid a sweep by the Red Sox in this first series of this year, but that was not to be. The Sox won all three super long, super exciting games.
As a commenter named ” af” on the New York Times blog, Bats put it,
Stealing home is a slap in the face
To allow it is just a disgrace
These poor Yanks are so old
That their bones have grown cold
And they can’t seem to keep up the pace