Found August 15, 2013 on Lady Loves Pinstripes:
The New York Yankees are on their way up to Boston for the weekend to face the Red Sox in Fenway Park for a three game set. New York Yankees (Photo credit: Keith Allison) Including this weekend’s series the Yankees still have 10 games vs. their divisional rivals this season. With the AL East leading Red Sox clearly having the better year, the Yankees will have their work cut out. Ideally the Yankees would love to leave on Sunday with their brooms in hand, but if they can take two of three up in Beantown that would be fine too. This is not the same Yankees team that posts a 3-6 record vs. the Red Sox on the season. As Boston has yet to see Alex Rodriguez, Alfonso Soriano and Curtis Granderson in the line-up, which certainly evens things out in this series. (more…) © Kate for Lady Loves Pinstripes, 2013. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: Alex Rodriguez, Alfonso Soriano, Boston, Boston Red Sox, Curtis Granderson, Fenway Park, New York Yankees, Yankee The post Yankees: Do you think...

Alex Rodriguez was reportedly prepared to accept an 80 to 100 game suspension, and then retire

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