What Bombers? Bats fall asleep on road

Yankees lineup drops into funk after pair of opening slugfests against Boston Red Sox

Updated: May 13, 2010, 7:21 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

DETROIT -- On the other hand, maybe another rainout wouldn't have been such a bad thing after all.

Let's start off with the good news about Thursday's Yankees-Tigers game. Derek Jeter didn't even wince as he squeezed his left hand, smushed by a 95 mph Justin Verlander fastball in the fifth, into the wristband of his watch. Nick Swisher says his boo-boo biceps is good to go for Friday night's game against the Twins at the Stadium. Chan Ho Park might be ready to pitch again by Sunday. Ivan ...

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