Game 82: The Second HalfBy
The Yankees officially kick off the second half of their season today, but they’ve only played the Red Sox twice so far. These two teams are going to see a whole lot of each other in the next three months, enough that New York’s current eight-game lead is hardly insurmountable. Honestly, I can’t remember the last time these two teams met at this point of the season so far apart in the standings. If the Yankees really take care of business this weekend, they could go into the All-Star break with a double-digit lead in the loss column over their greatest historic rival. That would be something else. Here’s tonight’s lineup…
RHP Hiroki Kuroda
Tonight’s game starts a little after 7pm ET and can be seen on YES locally and MLB Network nationally. Enjoy.