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Sox-Yanks rivalry, battle for 1st shift to Fenway

For the second consecutive weekend, baseball’s most storied rivalry will be on display. This time, the venue is Fenway Park, where the second-place Yankees will try to chip into the Red Sox’s four-game lead in the American League East. Boston took back sole possession of first from New York on Aug. 1, and will try to stave off its rivals for the rest of the stretch run. …read more

Leader Watch: Red Sox walk-offs proving key

The Red Sox and Yankees, who haven’t finished 1-2 in the American League East since 2009, are back at the top of the division standings — Boston first, New York second and in the first AL Wild Card spot. With every game important as the two longstanding rivals jockey for playoff position in the season’s final two months, the Red Sox got a big win on Wednesday. …read more

Sox chip away at Chapman, walk off on walk

Andrew Benintendi’s 5-4 walk-off walk against Aroldis Chapman capped a frenetic two-run bottom of the ninth to lead the Red Sox to a 5-4 win over their rivals from New York on Friday night. The last time Boston beat New York on a walk-off walk was when Ted Williams drew a free pass on Aug. 7, 1956. Benintendi was the first Sox player to win a game on a walk-off walk since Trot Nixon on Sept. 23, 2000, against the Orioles. …read more

Buchholz can continue return to form vs. Yanks

The second game of this season’s penultimate series between two historic American League rivals features long-time Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz against Yankees rookie lefty Luis Cessa on Friday night. Boston enters with a two-game AL East lead over Baltimore, while New York is three games behind Toronto, which holds the second AL Wild Card spot. …read more

New York groove: E-Rod dazzles in return

Before he was demoted to Triple-A Pawtucket in late June, left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez had a bad tendency of tipping pitches. But during the Red Sox’s 5-2 win over the Yankees on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium, the southpaw erased his mechanical issues for a mighty return to the Major Leagues. …read more

Miley, Sox aim to win series in first-half finale

The Red Sox and Yankees wrap up the first half of their seasons Sunday afternoon, when the storied rivals play the rubber game of their three-game series at Fenway Park. New York will enter the All-Star break sitting atop an extraordinarily tight American League East, while Boston will remain stuck in the division cellar despite …

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