NEW YORK -- Long season, the Yankees whispered on their way out the door, trying to sound convincing after allowing the Red Sox 24 runs and 41 hits in the last two games of a revealing weekend in the Bronx.
This might've fallen short of the apocalypse, given that neither team was playing for first place. But the Yankees are wiser (if not bruised) after losing 2-of-3 and failing to contain David Ortiz, Edgar Renteria and Manny Ramirez.
With six weeks until their next encounter with ...
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