Davis' offspeed repertoire baffles Yanks

The Bombers' habit of struggling against an unfamiliar pitcher showed again Friday

Updated: June 18, 2011, 7:54 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

CHICAGO -- There aren't too many days anymore when Freddy Garcia is the hardest-throwing starter in the ballgame.

And there probably are even fewer days when Garcia, who has spent most of his career in the American League and has had all of 80 at-bats spread over 12 seasons, says, "I couldn't wait to hit."

The only thing that happens less often than either of those two events, it seems, is a New York Yankees visit to Wrigley Field, which energized the old ballpark in a way it probably ...

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