Well, the Yankees had a chance to roll into Friday night on a tear. They entered the ninth inning last night up 3-1 and ready to win their fifth straight game. Instead, they dropped yet another contest in heart-rending fashion, falling eight games back in the AL East after a 5-4 loss to the Red Sox. This series represented a huge opportunity to get back into the division race, and it’s off to an awful start.
On the site, Ryan delivers this week’s mailbag, Matt digs through history to find the longest complete game streak ever by a Yankee, and Erica takes a look at one of the most likely arms to move at the deadline in Jon Gray.
New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox
Time: 7:10 p.m. EST
TV: WPIX, NESN, MLB Network (out of network)
Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280
Venue: Fenway Park
1. Does the acquisition of Nelson Cruz make the Rays the team to beat in the AL East?
2. Will the Giants win the NL West?