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Yankees need to fatten up against bad teams before it’s too late

So what exactly is the deal with these 2019 Yankees? They can’t beat any bad teams besides the Red Sox? In the wake of tremendous April drama, Yankee Stadium turned quieter than a Bill de Blasio presidential rally Thursday night, as the Yankees made Royals retread Homer Bailey look like his considerably younger self in a dull, 6-1 loss. “Tonight we just got shut down,” Aaron Boone said afterward. “So it’s frustrating any time that happens.” Look, let’s not turn this pinstriped roller coaster into a daily referendum, having just reached the 11.1 percent mark of the season. Baseball runs far too long for such emotional or analytical theatrics. However, the Yankees (8-10), who missed their opportunity to get back to .500, ...