When the Yankees and Red Sox renew their rivalry tonight, a certain amount of buzz will be lacking. That's because New York is in a hotly contested battle for first place ... with Tampa Bay. Banged-up Boston will be without Kevin Youkilis (thumb), Dustin Pedroia (foot) and Mike Cameron (abdomen), making an already tough assignment even tougher. The Red Sox can't afford to fall much further behind the Yankees and Rays, against whom they are a combined 7-13 this season. Dating back to last season, Boston is 1-8 in its past nine games at Yankee Stadium. This season, Nick Swisher, Mark Teixeira, Robinson Cano and Alex Rodriguez have combined for eight homers and 34 RBIs in eight games against the Red Sox.
Friday, August 6, 2010
Here's one opinion from TSN's Chris Bahr:
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