LADY AT THE BAT: Baby Clutch Strikes Again

Friday, June 5, 2009

Baby Clutch Strikes Again

Derek Jeter is known as Mr Clutch. Call Melky Cabrera Baby Clutch.

Baby Clutch came through yesterday, once again, with a tie-breaking, go-ahead, two-run homer in the 8th inning, leading to the Yankees 8-6 victory over the Rangers. He's been the team's most consistent clutch hitter all season. What a difference a year makes. Last year he was all but forgotten, relegated to punching bag status on message boards all over cyberspace. Now, a complete turnaround.

Melky Cabrera is on the ballot for the Pepsi Clutch Performer Award. I think he deserves some votes. Don't you?

Back later with "Casual Friday."

Bernadette

[Photo: Simmons/Daily News]

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