Red Sox-Yankees Series Preview

Posted: 25th September 2009 by Rob Abruzzese in MLB
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The series weÆve all been waiting for has finally arrived. With the playoff race not quite as tight as expected, the tension wonÆt be at its usual peak-height when the Red Sox and Yankees battle in the Bronx. However, itÆs still Red Sox and Yankees in September, and both teams have a chance to clinch a playoff seed. Head-to-Head: ItÆs been a long season. If you donÆt recall, the Yanks lost the first eight games of the season series against their rivals. Since then, the Yanks have won six of the last seven, making it possible to tie the season series with a sweep. Playoff Meaning: If the Yankees sweep, not only do they tie the season series, but they also clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs and the right to pick the length of the ALDS. The magic number for the ...

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