Son of Yhency

Friday, March 10, 2006

Yhency pitches!

It's been a long winter, but in the last 24 hours, we've had two signs that it's coming to an end. First, it's currently 72 degrees here in New York. And second, Yhency has pitched!

Yesterday was Yhency's first pitching appearance for the Dodgers since he pitched 2/3 of a scoreless inning against the Padres back on October 1, 2005. And we here at Son of Yhency couldn't be happier. For the summer of contentment is upon us!

Unfortunately, Yhency didn't turn in the best of performances. In 2/3 of an inning, he gave up two earned runs and three walks, threw one wild pitch and struck out no one. But -- and I'm not sure how much of a "but" this is -- he allowed zero hits. Should we be proud of that? Or perhaps frightened that he gave up two earned runs on zero hits? Who knows. The take-away here isn't that he got pounded -- this was his first appearance of the year and has been pestered by some shoulder issues; the take-away is that Yhency is back!

The summer of contentment. Upon us.