Yankees

Mike Petraglia
August 22, 2009 - 6:25 pm
There's a couple of ways to look at what's taken place in the first two games of this weekend's series between the Red Sox and Yankees. The Yankees pounded out 23 hits and 20 runs and earned the all-important first win. Or you could say the Red Sox have outscored the Yankees, 25-21, in the two...
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Mike Petraglia
August 22, 2009 - 12:23 pm
Tim Wakefield is just about as happy to be coming back to the Red Sox rotation next Wednesday as Terry Francona is to be having him there. '€œI'€™m excited," Wakefield said before Saturday's game against the Yankees . "My strength felt a lot better last night than it did my previous start and I...
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August 22, 2009 - 9:39 am
Red Sox Nation'€™s biggest fear coming into this weekend'€™s series against the Yankees was that it would simply become an extension of their previous series in the Bronx '€“ the one in which the Sox were swept in four games and essentially conceded the AL East to the Yankees. Friday night...
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Mike Petraglia
August 22, 2009 - 7:20 am
Call it proving a point. Call it revenge for the start of the season or just call it adding on because they weren't real confident in their bullpen but the New York Yankees kept adding on Friday night as they made it five in a row over the Red Sox with a 20-11 win in the highest scoring game ever...
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Mike Petraglia
August 21, 2009 - 2:36 pm
Joe Girardi chose not to publicly comment on Jim Rice's opinion that today's stars like Derek Jeter , Alex Rodriguez and Manny Ramirez aren't taking care of the game that has taken care of them. "You see a Manny Ramirez , you see an A-Rod, you see [Derek] Jeter ... guys that I played against and...
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DJ Bean
August 21, 2009 - 9:03 am
Witnout using the s-word, Boston fans need no reminder that the Sox went into the their last series with the Yankees 8-0 against their chief rivals and came out of it 8-4. Currently 6.5 games behind New York in the AL East, the Sox will need to make a statement this weekend if they plan on...
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DJ Bean
August 08, 2009 - 11:41 am
What does a team wish for after a 15-inning loss that taxes their bullpen? Hint: it's not a matchup of a guy who hasn't had a six-inning major-league start in over a year against someone who's tossed 155 innings on the season. Unfortunately for the Sox, that's the way things are slated to go down...
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DJ Bean
August 07, 2009 - 8:54 am
RED SOX VS. A.J. BURNETT As fate would have it, tonight marks the third time this season that A.J. Burnett and Josh Beckett , who were once Marlins teammates, will face each other. It's been advantage Sox on the two previous occasions, due in large part to a couple of stinkers turned in by Burnett...
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August 07, 2009 - 5:28 am
So the Red Sox got manhandled by the Yankees Thursday night '€“ big whoop. Boston may have lost that minor battle, but ultimately the city has won, and will continue to win, the greater war. When it really boils down to it, this rivalry isn'€™t about baseball but rather about pride. It'€™s...
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DJ Bean
August 05, 2009 - 11:07 pm
There hasn'€™t been a shortage of discussion topics when it comes to the Red Sox recently. Though the Victor Martinez era has gotten off to a noteworthy start (10-for-21 with six RBI through four games), the team'€™s play since the All-Star break has been a reason for concern (3-9 against teams...
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