Former Purple Sox ace Pedro Martinez despatched a savage message to the Yankees after they have been swept out of the ALCS by the Astros on Sunday.
“I’ve one query for all of New York: New York, who’s your daddy now?” a smiling Martinez stated throughout an appearance on the TBS postgame show. “I simply wish to know. I would like a solution and I would like it fast. New York, who’s your daddy? Ought to I say the Astros?”
Martinez was referring to his famous quote in 2004, when he declared the Yankees his “daddies” after giving up 5 runs in a Sport 2 ALCS loss whereas he was a member of the Purple Sox.
“What can I say? Simply tip my hat and name the Yankees my daddies,” Martinez stated on the time.
It was a quote that Yankees followers gained’t let him dwell down.
Martinez has an extended historical past with Yankees followers, most notably throughout his Purple Sox days, which included Boston’s historic comeback in that very same 2004 ALCS. To at the present time, no different MLB workforce has come again from a 3-0 deficit in a best-of-seven sequence.
After the Astros’ 6-5 win to finish a four-game sweep of the Yankees on Sunday, Martinez was elated to one-up New York followers. It marked the Yankees’ fifth straight ALCS sequence loss.
The Astros have now ended the Yankees’ playoff runs within the ALCS in 2022, 2017 and 2019. Houston additionally defeated New York within the 2015 Wild Card Sport.
Houston advances to their fourth World Sequence within the final six seasons, after successful the title in 2017.
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