“Before Girardi spoke to the team Saturday, he showed a seven-minute videotape. The tape opened with the last game the Yankees played, a 6-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians in the 2007 American League division series. The current Yankees watched Jorge Posada strike out for the final out and then watched the camera shift from one glum Yankee to the next…The tape then showed a scene from “We Are Marshall,” a movie about how the
I’d be captivated too if you subjected me to a film where 75 people die and a young man loses an eye within the first seven minutes of footage. Thankfully, fear tactics work with this ball club, as the Yanks won their home opener over the Blue Jays, 3-2.