The New York Yankees suffered a humiliating defeat against the Tampa Bay Rays, and fans took to Twitter to express their disappointment.
The Yankees had a startling start to the 2023 season of spring training after registering three consecutive wins. However, last night, the Yankees suffered a heartbreaking loss against the Tampa Bay Rays. At the end of the ninth inning, the scoreline stayed at 12-0, wherein the Yankees failed to secure even a single game.
Furthermore, the Yankees hitter clocked only five hits during the whole game. The pitchers were average on the mound, whereas the hitter failed to score any runs. Moreover, the Yankees fielded an inexperienced side with just a couple of notable names. Most of the regular roster players are yet to make the spring training debut. Nonetheless, the fans left not pleased at all and did not hold back on their emotions.
Yankees Lose 0-12 To Rays, Fans Blast The Squad On Twitter
The New York Yankees possess one of the largest and strongest fan bases in the world. The people of New York care for their sport and remain highly invested. Whenever the team does well, they shower them with all the love, but the Yankees have to face the dark side too. The Yankee fan base has a history of intense trolling and heckling. Moreover, the world saw another glimpse of the other side of the Yankee fans yesterday after the game against the Rays.
Last night’s game between the Yankees and the Rays was not televised. Hence, when the fans followed the score on the internet, they were left baffled. The Yanks failed to secure even a single game and lost 0-12 to the Rays. That certainly did not impress the fans, who quickly criticized the team on Twitter. Some fans demanded the season be canceled if the Yanks intended to perform like this for the rest of the year. On the other hand, a fan said he is grateful the game did not televise as he couldn’t have watched the horror. While it’s just the fifth game of the Grapefruit League and the Bombers still have a long way to go.
Top Yankee Players To Make Spring Training Debut Tomorrow
One of the main reasons for the Yankees’ losses this spring training is the lack of experienced and regular players on the roster. According to the latest reports, three hitters, DJ LeMahieu
Apart from these three, Yankees, key pitchers Gerrit Cole and Carlos Rodon are also missing in action. They are likely to make their debuts at the end of the week. Cole and Rodon are the Yanks’ lead two pitchers for the upcoming season. Hence, they need to have a sizeable amount of game time before the regular MLB season commences.