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Yanks Lose Second Heartbreaker in a Row to the Red Sox

Published by on April 25, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

It's amazing how quickly things can go south.

Just one out from a crisp 4-2 victory Friday night, Mariano Rivera surrendered a two-run homer to Jason Bay, and the New York Yankees went on to lose the first game of this three-game set against the Boston Red Sox.

Then, just one out from taking a 6-1 lead to the fifth inning Saturday afternoon, A.J. Burnett gave up a grand slam to Jason Varitek, and New York went on to lose a marathon 16-11 contest.

Like last year, the Bombers are not hitting well with runners in scoring position, nor are they tacking on enough cheap runs with ground outs and sac flies.

But then again, it's hard to complain about offense when you score 15 runs in two days.
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