May 21, 2012
New York's bats fizzled once again, going 0 for 13 with runners
in scoring position with five strikeouts and a foulout. Booed
repeatedly by their increasingly impatient fans, the Yankees lost
for the sixth time in seven games and at 21-21 have their worst
record at this point in the season since they started 20-25 in 2008
-- the only time since 1994 that New York failed to make the
On a rainy, misty evening, Paulino (2-1) became the first
starter to pitch shutout ball against the Yankees in consecutive
outings since Boston's Josh Beckett on April 10 and May 14 last
year, according to STATS LLC.
Hiroki Kuroda (3-6) took the loss.