Originally written on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 11/15/14
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As a September to remember begins to unfold before us in Major League Baseball, the Yankees find themselves in an interesting position. After holding on to sole possession of the AL East for 84 days, they were tied with Baltimore for first place for one day. After a Baltimore loss and a Yanks win tonight, they now have a one-game lead, and hope to start a new streak atop the division to end the season. With the majority of their remaining schedule against AL East opponents, the Yankees have their destiny in their own hands. However, with an offense that’s been struggling through inconsistency and injury, they need someone to step up, someone to be a savior. They needed a jumpstart in 2009 after starting slow, and received one in Alex Rodriguez, who returned from hip surgery and blasted a three-run home run in his first at-bat, on the first pitch, against Baltimore in Camden Yards. From that point forward, the Yankees were off and running, while Arod guided them with clutch hits en ...
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