Found October 03, 2012 on Mike Silva's Sports Media Watchdog:
The Yankees 4-3 victory in extra innings over Boston last night one of their best regular season wins in a long time. Not only did it stick another dagger into the hearts their hated rival (and Bobby Valentine), it kept the Orioles a game back in the AL East. With the new Wild Card play-in game, this division title means more than any other since 1996, but you wouldn’t have known it by listening to the crowd. I have long criticized Yankees fans since they moved across the street to the new Yankee Stadium. Many nights there is little to no energy throughout the games. Even before the Sox slide into the second division, Yankees-Red Sox was featuring empty seats and fans leaving early. It’s not the fans fault that Randy Levine and company have decided to make the new ballpark a study in class segregation, but that doesn’t excuse the masses for sitting on their hands during a classic game. To be fair, the poor weather did keep a large chunk of the 41, 564 away. Those that did show up ha...
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