Four Reasons Why the New York Yankees May Not Make the Playoffs

Jordan Schwartz@jordanharrisonSenior Writer IAugust 10, 2008

1. Up 2-0 in the first inning with a runner at third and less than two outs, Xavier Nady grounded into a fielder's choice, resulting in Bobby Abreu being thrown out at home.

2. Up 2-0 in the first inning with a runner at third and less than two outs, Robinson Cano grounded into an inning-ending double play.

3. Tied 3-3 in the fifth inning with a runner at third and less than two outs, Bobby Abreu grounded out to a drawn-in second baseman and the run did not score.

4. Tied 3-3 in the seventh inning with a runner at third and less than two outs, Johnny Damon struck out swinging and the run did not score.