• Clay Holmes' recent struggles show Yankees have to consider options for closing games

    1 day ago - By Boston Herald

    ST. LOUIS - The frustrating thing for the Yankees Friday night is Clay Holmes was starting to look like himself again. The closer who was dominant in the first half of the season has now allowed runs to score in back-to-back appearances and blown the lead in four of his last 10 appearances. Friday night, however, he seemed to have the command of his sinker back only to get burned by Paul DeJong's double to right field.
    “Yeah, I definitely felt a lot better out there, but at the end of the day two runs scored and that's really the only thing that matters,” Holmes said after the Yankees' 4-3...
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