The New York Yankees' manager Aaron Boone has been having a difficult time explaining the team's free fall in the back part of the season.
He does, however, hope that Friday night's 9-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field served as a wake-up call for New York.
"Fingers crossed one of those embarrassing and humiliating situations where you should be furious
. Here, we've established a higher bar. We simply need to improve. Period."