Yanks' high-powered offense a no-show

Late-game heroics by the White Sox doesn't mask the bigger issue for the Bombers

Updated: April 27, 2011, 6:55 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

Granted, had Brent Lillibridge -- a 27-year-old reserve outfielder for the Chicago White Sox who had been in the game for all of about 10 minutes -- not made two game-saving plays in the bottom of the ninth-inning Tuesday night, we would likely be celebrating a rousing Yankee victory rather than lamenting a disheartening 3-2 loss. We would be talking up Ivan Nova, who ventured further into a major league game than he had ever gone before, and downplaying Rafael Soriano, who took another step ...

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