Target Practice

24 Jul

The slugfest between the Twins and the Yankees was one for the books, but even better is the lede The Athletic Yankees beat writer Lindsey Adler had today: A newcomer to the NYY beat, she consistently writes great stuff.

Aaron Hicks probably didn’t mind the feeling of his face sliding through the dirt on the warning track as he made the most pivotal catch of the year. Glove closed, the ball firmly inside, Hicks jumped to his feet and pumped his fists, back still toward the diamond, teammates streaming out of the dugout.

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