Red Sox
A couple of months ago, it seemed as if the Red Sox had the AL East wrapped up. But the Yankees have been the best team in baseball since the All-Star break, cutting what was once a 14 1/2 game lead to four games at one point, though it's at 8 games now as the teams kick off a three-game series. What follows is a position-by-position tale of the tape. Which team do you think has the edge at each spot? ( By Ben Gellman-Chomsky, Boston.com )
Sox vs. Yankees
Tale of the tape
A couple of months ago, it seemed as if the Red Sox had the AL East wrapped up. But the Yankees have been the best team in baseball since the All-Star break, cutting what was once a 14 1/2 game lead to four games at one point, though it's at 8 games now as the teams kick off a three-game series. What follows is a position-by-position tale of the tape. Which team do you think has the edge at each spot? (By Ben Gellman-Chomsky, Boston.com)
(Globe Staff Photo / Matthew J. Lee)