The New York Yankees won their first two games of the Subway Series with the Mets which has given them some much needed oxygen. They came into the series losers of two straight -to the Red Sox- and…
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It’s been a tough August for the New York Yankees. They are just 4-8 after dropping two of three to their chief rivals the Boston Red Sox. Meanwhile, they’ve watched Boston start to pull away in the division after winning ten of their last 11.
Boston Red Sox evened their weekend series with New York on Saturday with a comfortable 10-5 win in the Bronx. The Yankees took game one with a five run eighth inning that erased a 3-0 lead, but there would be no comeback in game two.
The New York Yankees traded for Sonny Gray & Jaime Garcia at the trade deadline on Monday capping an impressive month of retooling, but they are still looking for their first win in August.
Cleveland and Boston were rained out in what was supposed to be their series finale on Wednesday. For that, the Cleveland Indians might want to thank their lucky stars after the way Tuesday night’s game went.
The American League East is shaping up to be a three-team race between the two juggernauts -Boston and New York- and the upstart Tampa Bay Rays.
The New York Yankees rocketed up to the top of the AL East on the strength of one of the best offenses in the league complimenting a surprisingly good pitching staff.
It’s quite possible that no team needed a break more than the New York Yankees. It must be hard having the spotlight shining so brightly on you all of the time, especially when there are so many young players being counted on to carry the torch.
First place appears to agree with Milwaukee Brewers well, thank you very much. This is a team that not many had pegged for the top of the standings when the season began, but they’ve been hanging out at or near the top since the second half of May.
These have not been good times in the Bronx as the New York Yankees have gone through a June swoon. It is now five series and counting since they last won one. And the teams the losses have been piling up against are not exactly la crème de la crème of baseball.