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Yanks making all the right moves

Their bullpen stopped the Red Sox on Friday, but this battle is far from over

Updated: August 6, 2011, 2:09 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Given the headlines generated by his card-playing superstar, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman might wince at the suggestion that he was wearing his best poker face this spring when he said that Theo Epstein's Boston Red Sox were better than his Bombers.

"I think they're the hunted and we're the hunter," Cashman famously said, alluding to how Epstein had bagged Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford in the offseason while he'd come up empty in his pursuit of Cliff Lee.

Well, ...

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