One doesn’t have to be a sports psychologist or a spanking expert to realize that the New York Yankees Commerce with the Texas Rangers for the two-time All-Star skateboarder, Joey Gallo in July 2021 just failed for his new player or club.
As noted by ESPN Statistically, Gallo ended last season with a league-high 213 goals, and things didn’t get any better for him in the first half of the ongoing campaign. 28 years old regular link with the exit from the Bronx fought a bland .159 with 106 hits in 233 hits as the Yankees were benevolent transport him to the Los Angeles Dodgers ahead of Tuesday’s MLB trade deadline.
Every David Scott of the New York Post, Gallo spoke to reporters at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday and admitted that he’s happy to put the latest chapter of his career behind his back.
“My time in New York didn’t go as smoothly as I would have liked,” Gallo explains. “Obviously I wish I played better. …If you don’t play well, they’ll find someone else to take the job and do it. But I think it’s nice to have a fresh start and a club. New sets and a new location on the other side of the country entirely. And just go back to playing baseball again and try to win the game for the Dodgers.”
The Dodgers begins on Thursday hold 11.5-game lead over second-placed San Diego Padres in the National League West standings and are seen by many as the favorites to at least compete for the World Series title this fall. Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts added that he hopes the change of scenery will allow Gallo to help propel his club towards its ultimate goal of winning it all.
“Baseball is hard,” Roberts commented. “And so the mind helps the performance. So my hope, our hope is that a fresh start, the clarity, the openness with the Dodgers will tap into the talent that he has. there is and proves for the performance. So there’s definitely an exhalation and a joy to be out of New York, nothing against the Yankees.”