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Yankees have shot at sacking Sawx

Fenway sweep this weekend could bring about early end to Boston in AL East

Updated: July 7, 2012, 12:36 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

Here we go again.

The New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, the former leading the American League East and the latter in danger of falling into the cellar, are about to spend another emotionally charged weekend together at Fenway Park.

As always, the rhetoric will be wildly overheated, the rivalry ridiculously overhyped and the importance of these games illogically oversold.

But one thing can't be overstated, and that is the possibility, however remote, that the Yankees ...

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