Originally written August 20, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
NEW YORK -- Boston Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford's season might soon be over, and his team might not be far behind. But the rival New York Yankees seem to be just getting started after an impressive week, capped by a 4-1 win over the Sox on Sunday night that featured three hits, two home runs and one curtain call by Ichiro Suzuki. The Yankees also got another gem from Hiroki Kuroda, three hits from Derek Jeter and a RBI double from Curtis Granderson in his first at-bat as a cleanup hitter for the Yankees. "I was embarrassed," Ichiro said of taking the curtain call after his second homer in the sixth inning, when he emerged to wave his helmet. But he acknowledged that the reaction of Yankees fans to him has been one of the "special" moments of his career. "It felt so good, you know. Sometimes you just don't know how to react on the field, the timing of when to acknowledge it, but it definitely felt good." Things are not feeling too g...
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