Found September 16, 2013 on The Other Paper:
Yankee shortstop Brendan Ryan plays the right side of the field on a shift and makes a sparkling play on a hard grounder to start a double play Sunday night at Fenway Park. Ryan's gem was one of the only bright spots for his team the whole weekend after the Red Sox went on to a 9-2 victory and a four-game sweep of the Yanks. Your browser does not support iframes.
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