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A-Rod, Soriano certainly comparable

While Alex Rodriguez is a superstar, it's crazy to think his presence vastly improves the Yankees.

Originally Published: February 23, 2004
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

A week has passed, and so perhaps it's time to let one of the cooler heads speak his piece ...

Rob,

I don't get why everyone thinks the Yankees are now the clear favorite over Boston. When Aaron Boone was still sound, Las Vegas thought the much improved Red Sox were the favorites. But is there really that much difference between the Yankees with Alfonso Soriano and Boone then they are with Alex Rodriguez and Enrique Wilson? Not to mention the reduction of financial resources for the ...

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