The Yankees went to Boston for the weekend riding high, having won four straight, the same way they went to Boston a month ago having won seven of nine. Last month, they left Boston having been swept by the Red Sox, and this time, they lost three of four.
The Yankees did what I asked them to do, which was to do to the Phillies in New York what the Phillies did to them in Philadelphia: win both games of the two-game series.
The Yankees beat the Red Sox. It only took until their eight game against them of the season, but they did it. The Yankees won the weekend series and have now won six of nine.
The Yankees are out of chances to turn their season around. When the second “half” begins on Thursday, they have to win games at an incredible pace or they won’t
The All-Star break means the announcement of this season's All-Animosity Team.