CLEVELAND — Standing in a hallway outdoors the Yankees’ victory celebration within the clubhouse on Wednesday night time, Hal Steinbrenner was making an attempt to course of his membership’s unbelievable ALCS victory over the Indians.
“That was a troublesome loss in Recreation 2,’’ Steinbrenner stated following the Yankees’ 5-2 victory in in Recreation 5 that despatched the Yankees to Houston for Recreation 1 of the ALCS towards the Astros on Friday. “That’s unbelievable to me. These guys are all the time upbeat, all the time unfastened. You go into the clubhouse and they’re enjoying nice they usually act a sure means and once they aren’t they’re the identical approach. They’re unfastened and by no means out of it.’’
Even being 9 innings away from the offseason and the beginning of many essential selections as a result of Joe Girardi, Brian Cashman and all of the coaches don’t have contracts for subsequent season, Steinbrenner stated he by no means felt the Yankees have been completed even down zero-2.
“I’ve been right down to the clubhouse and I all the time thought we had an opportunity,’’ Steinbrenner stated. “I noticed this staff in August they usually weren’t actually enjoying properly however they have been upbeat and by no means thought they have been out of a recreation. Once you really feel like that and you may again it up …’’
Requested concerning the contract conditions involving key names, Steinbrenner stated that was for an additional day.
“We’ll see, we’ve a methods to go,’’ Steinbrenner stated.