According to Joe Girardi, there is no panic in the Yankee clubhouse in spite of the team's slide down the slippery slope of poor play marked by a 15-13 record in August and seven losses in the last ten games. Joe may be right, even if he is in full-blown Alfred E. Neuman "What, me worry?" mode. Baseball players are generally astute judges of their team's circumstance, even if they will not admit as much in their day-to-day public discourse.One suspects that Yankee players know all too well that the current collection of teammatesis not a high quality baseball unit. Like mostaverage major league teams, the Yankees entered the day yesterday just looking to win a baseball game. No panic was required for them toassess the dire straits of the situation they face. The hotly pursuing Baltimore...

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