New York Yankees Manager Worried About His Team

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone knows you can't win the World Series in June but you can certainly play yourself out of the playoffs. Boone believes his team needs to step up their sense of urgency and start realizing how important each and every game is.

The Yanks' skip hasn't seen anything he likes recently from his team and is worried about losing the season. It's crazy how fast a playoff spot can vanish and if the Yankees don't start winning ball games, they are going to be out of the race before it really even begins. Boone met with the media on Monday and had this to say:

We need to, as best we can, be ready to go each and every night. Our season is on the line. We've had too many ups and downs, and we're in too good a division to have those ups and downs continue. We can't afford (to) play great for two weeks and struggle for a week. Not if we're going to make up ground. We've dug ourselves a little bit of a hole in the division, obviously. The good news is we still are in complete control of the script.

Turns out his speech didn't work as New York lost 5-3 on Monday and dropped to 40-38 on the season, good for fourth place in the division. The Yankees are now six games back of a playoff spot and headed in the wrong direction.

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