We've got controversy in the Bronx.
The Yankees blew a golden opportunity Friday night against the Indians, relinquishing a five-run lead after pulling starter C.C. Sabathia in the sixth inning. The biggest mistake, from a managerial perspective, appears to have been Joe Girardi's decision not to challenge what appeared to be a foul tip by Lonnie Chisenhall on a pitch by Chad Green that was ruled on the field as a hit-by-pitch.
The next batter, Francisco Lindor, hit a grand slam to get the Indians within a run.
After the game, Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman, who pitched two innings in the contest, took to Instagram. Apparently, he "liked" a post suggesting the Yankees shouldn't bring back Girardi as manager.
It's easy to get caught up in emotion after a tough loss, but this still isn't what Yankees fans want to see from their players as they attempt to erase a 2-0 deficit. We'll see if Chapman addresses it with the media - you know he's going to be asked about it.