Sweep Fancy Moses!
Los calcetines rojos son muertos!
It’s over in the A.L. East. What a story!
Forty-two games ago, on July 4th, the standings in the A.L. East were as follows:
And, now, today, with the Yankees taking 5 games in a row from the Red Sox, in dramatic fashion, at Fenway Park, the Yankees presently lead the Boston Red Sox by 6 1/2 games in the standings.
This is a swing of 10.5 games in the standings over a period of seven weeks.
From here, if the Yankees just play .500 baseball over the rest of the season, the Red Sox need to play nearly .700 baseball (.698 actually) to beat New York.
It’s over Boston. The New York Yankees will win the A.L. East for the 9th year in a row – thanks to the results of this 5-game series.
If the Yankees go on to win the World Series, I want to see a box-set of DVDs released covering the Yankees run this year – and every one of these 5 games should be included in the set, in their entirety.
What a great plane ride the Yankees are going to have – as they head out to Seattle. And, they earned it.