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ESPN.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
Robinson Cano, Curtis Granderson, Russell Martin and Mark Teixeira homered in a nine-run second inning, and the New York Yankees routed the Boston Red Sox 10-2 on Monday night to open a one-game lead over Baltimore in the AL East with two games to play.Share Tweet
Hal Steinbrenner is buckling up for what promises to be a wild finish to the division race, as his Yankees hope to hold off the Orioles and achieve their goal of winning the American League East.Share TweetESPN.com Oct 1, 2012Dustin Pedroia and Jacoby Ellsbury were out of Boston's starting lineup against the New York Yankees on Monday night.Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 1, 2012The Yankess dumped Ivan Nova from his scheduled start Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox and the rookie David Phelps will take his place for the second-to-last regularly scheduled game of the season.Share TweetMark Teixeira returned to the New York Yankees lineup Monday against Boston after missing 30 of the team's past 31 games with a Grade 1 calf strain.Share Tweet
State of the Race: Tale of Two Games (and Seasons)nytimes.com Oct 1, 2012If the Yankees win the division, Sunday's victory may be the game that defines the season. But if Baltimore takes the A.L. East, it will be Saturday's defeat in Toronto that should haunt them most.Share Tweet
Mo's influence helps Soriano in journey as closerMLB.com Oct 1, 2012It is a quirky scene that the Yankees have watched play out dozens of times this year, and it always means good news for them.Share TweetMLB.com Oct 1, 2012The Rangers clinched a postseason berth on Sunday in Game 2 of a doubleheader in Texas, and they brought two other teams into the playoffs with them: the Yankees and Orioles.Share Tweet