Fan Confidence Poll: June 6th, 2011By
Record Last Week: 5-1 (29 RS, 13 RA)
Season Record: 33-24 (293 RS, 222 RA, 36-21 pythag. record), two up in loss column
Opponents This Week: Monday OFF, vs. Red Sox (three games, Tues. to Thurs.), vs. Indians (three games, Fri. to Sun.)
Top stories from last week:
- The west coast trip continued last week with a visit to Oakland, which Bartolo Colon started with a complete game shutout. A blowout win followed the next day, and Nick Swisher helped finish off the sweep on Wednesday.
- An off day on Thursday was followed by a loss to the Angels on Friday, though CC Sabathia righted the ship with a win the next day. The road trip came to an end with a win yesterday
- Injury News: Phil Hughes started throwing off a mound last week, first throwing a bullpen session then live batting practice. The next step could be a trip to Extended Spring Training to get stretched out. Carlos Silva has a stiff shoulder and Austin Romine has a sore back and neck following a collision at the plate.
- Silva’s minor league contract, by the way, does not have an opt-out clause.
- Top prospect Gary Sanchez was sent to ExST because of “attitude problems.”
Please take a second to answer the poll below and give us an idea of how confident you are in the team. You can view the Fan Confidence Graph anytime via the nav bar above, or by clicking here. Thanks in advance for voting.