#1 The Yankees can control their own destiny by winning this series.
#2 It’s the last regular season series that Boston will play in the Bronx.
#3 The Red Sox can finish off and crush the hopes and dreams of New Yorkers.
IF, and only IF, the Yankees could pull off the sweep, we can talk about being in the Wild Card hunt for real. This would be “the run” the Yankees have been TALKING about all year.
However, more than likely, all the talk and sense of urgency will not result in a sweep or even a series win. If this year is any indication of how unclutch this 2008 team is, the Yanks will surely disappoint their fans once again.
We’ll have to wait and see.
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