Found July 22, 2013 on Lady Loves Pinstripes:
Last night’s 7-8, 11th inning loss to the Boston Red Sox might have been the icing on the cake. New York Yankees (Photo credit: Keith Allison) Clearly it time is up for the New York Yankees, as holding down the fort is no longer a practical game plan. The Yankees losing two of three games up in Fenway Park to start the second-half of the season is not what needed to happen. It should feel like déjà vu for Yankee fans because on this day back in 2008 the Red Sox were seven games ahead in the standings over New York. If this is any sign of what is to come October will be a lonely place in the Bronx. The only difference is the problems that this 2013 team like mounting injuries, lack of power and being unsettled behind the dish were supposed to be solved by now. As there is no new manager or stadium that caused distractions in 2008. Inherited owner Hal Steinbrenner wanted to implement a lower payroll, but that made it impossible to keep his promise to the fans that he would field a cha...
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