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Yanks Streak Goes Unnoticed

Published by on June 2, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Sluggers are a dying breed in baseball.

Sure you've got your Ryan Howard and your Prince Fielder, but you've also got your David Ortiz—the latest casualty of a post-steroid era.

In today's game pitching and defense have become king, a formula the Yankees have not been able to perfect since their dynasty of the late 90s.

However it seems as if defense has made a comeback in the Bronx.

Monday night the Yankees set the Major League record for most consecutive games without an error at 18, a record previously held by the 2006 Boston Red Sox.

It's no coincidence that the team won 14 of those 18 games.

An impressive streak considering since 2001 the Yankees defense has ...

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