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Yanks have big opportunity Sunday

The Bombers stumbled on Saturday night, but the Red Sox are still on the ropes

Updated: July 8, 2012, 5:31 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- The New York Yankees go into Sunday night with a chance to make themselves a little more comfortable, and force the Boston Red Sox to tumble into the All-Star break a little more restless. If Ivan Nova can shut the door on Jon Lester and the Sox, then the Yanks will have nearly a double-digit advantage over their main rival at the midseason recess.

The Red Sox are a classic Bobby Valentine team, surrounded by endless controversy which could actually make them stronger as they become ...

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