The 36-year-old journeyman first baseman drove in two runs on a soft single to left-center field off Boston starter Ryan Dempster, which not only gave the Yankees their first lead of the season, but also led to last night’s 4-2 win at the Stadium.
“That’s more satisfying for me than anything else,” he said of beating the Red Sox. “You’re over there getting prepared for the season. Their coaches are preparing you and then all of a sudden you’re on a different team and flip-flopped for the opening series.”
Really, Lyle? That was more satisfying than anything else? I guess when you have been a part of some awful teams in your career, getting a 2-out RBI, on an extremely soft bloop single, in the third game of the season, against a team that cut you a week before, takes the cake for highlight of your career.
I wouldn't be surprised if the Yankees trade him at some point after Mark Teixeira comes back. Actually, I don't care.