Everyone seems caught up in the hype around A-Rod hitting his 600th homerun, lost in that hype is that Cleveland has an opportunity to best the Yankees yet again tonight with Fausto Carmona on the mound. Interestingly enough, A-Rod does have a homer against Carmona in his career, so tonight just might be the night. Aside from that, betting on AJ Burnett to get the job done on the road is a little dicey, though he’s been more consistent of late. It’s still strange how he refuses to pitch to Posada, yet the Yankees have managed to smooth over the situation by having Posada bat DH. I’d really like to know what Burnett’s issue is, it’s not like he’s a CY Young candidate to be calling who he pitches to, but I guess a comfortable overpriced pitcher is better than an uncomfortable over priced one. Read more.
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