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Red Sox 5, Yanks 4
Posted By Alex Belth On April 20, 2004 @ 8:44 am In Bronx Banter | Comments Disabled
Sox it to me?
Finally, there was a good game  to be had in Boston between the Sox and Yanks . But New York could not hold  a 4-1 lead, and defensive mistakes by Alex Rodriguez  and Hideki Matsui  helped give the Sox the victory.
Rodriguez  continues to struggle, though he did line a solid single to left—his first hit of the series–in his final at bat. John Harper  has a sympathetic look at the slugger’s early-season slump in the News today. In all, it was a weekend to forget for the Yankees and their fans. But the resident Yankee-crank at the New York Times, George Vecsey  reminds us why yesterday was a great day if you root for the Red Sox. Gee, thanks professor.
The Yanks move to Chicago tonight for a three-game series versus the White Sox before returning home to face Boston this weekend. Lefty-handed rookie pitcher, Alex Graman  makes his big league debut tonight for the Yanks. This would be a good time for the Yankee offense to lend a helping hand, huh?
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URLs in this post:
 a good game: http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2004/04/20/stirring_finale_was_impressive_windup/
 Sox and Yanks: http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2004/04/20/red_sox_win_more_than_a_bit_exciting/
 could not hold: http://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/yankees/ny-spbrown203765409apr20,0,5200476.story?coll=ny-yankees-print
 Alex Rodriguez: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/185491p-160726c.html
 Hideki Matsui: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/185493p-160729c.html
 Rodriguez: http://redsox.bostonherald.com/redSox/view.bg?articleid=794
 John Harper: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/185503p-160739c.html
 George Vecsey: http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/20/sports/baseball/20VECS.html
 Alex Graman: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/185488p-160722c.html
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