Yankees fans were right to boo Vazquez

It's not 'unfair' at all, Javy -- better ballplayers than you have gotten the Bronx cheer

Updated: March 28, 2011, 8:14 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Javier Vazquez had thrown a mere 14 pitches before the fans were at full grumble, before his coach, Dave Eiland, made a comical visit to settle things down.

This was a bad start to what would be a worse day in the sun. The last time Vazquez was seen in the demolished ballpark across the street, a Boston leadoff man named Johnny Damon converted his very first Game 7 pitch into an epic grand slam.

The fans carried that ghastly ALCS memory to the new Yankee Stadium, and didn't ...

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