The rivalry feels a bit muted this year. The Red Sox, otherwise engaged in trading poorly aimed punches with a resurgent Tampa Bay team, haven’t spent much time gazing back at the AL East’s third-place team; the principal drama of the Yankees’ season so far has been the epic battle between the team’s pitching staff and its disabled list. Disclosures of a certain lucky (shared?) animal-print thong and an unsightly, sweat-soaked Jason Giambi mustache haven’t exactly made this year’s New York Yankees team likable to anyone but the dudes who wear those hats with all 26 championships crammed in above the brim. The Sox, meanwhile, like certain other Boston... More >>>