Nova, Sori, Ryan give Yankees hope

Trio trips up San Francisco as AL wild-card spot remains just barely within reach

Updated: September 21, 2013, 10:18 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- From one day to the next, it is difficult for the Yankees to know exactly who they are chasing in the American League wild-card hunt.

On one day it is Tampa. The next it is Texas. On Saturday, it was Cleveland, and by the middle of the week, who knows, it might turn out to be Kansas City.

And even if the Yankees run the table over the final seven games of the season, it might turn out they are chasing their tails.

That is the position they put themselves ...

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