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BrooklynFans Of Books: Red Sox Vs. Yankees, A New Way To Look At Baseball’s Greatest Rivalry

Red Sox vs. Yankees: Hometown Experts Analyze, Debate, and Illuminate Baseball’s Ultimate Rivalry

By Bill Nowlin and David Fischer

Sports Publishing Paperback; $16.99; available Tuesday, May 14

The intense rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox  is one of the greatest in sports, creating some of baseball’s most memorable moments.

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Happ-y Night For Yankees As They Close Out Mariners

(The Yankees putting up some late runs – Photo by Jason Schott)

J.A. Happ had one of his [best starts of the season as the Yankees beat the Mariners 3-1 on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium to take three out of four games in their series.

Happ threw five innings, allowing just one hit and three walks, and striking out seven to earn his second win of the season, improving to 2-3 with a 4.36 ERA.

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Boone On Yankees’ Big Series In Tampa: “We’ve got to put our best foot forward”

(Yankees Manager Aaron Boone – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Yankees will face their first big test of the season this weekend in Tampa Bay when they open a three-game series with the Rays.

Tampa Bay is 23-13, and have led the American League East from day one, and the Yankees (22-15) have made their 6-9 start a distant memory as they have won 16 of their last 22 to pull within one-and-a-half games of Tampa Bay.

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Book Chat: Jack Curry On Collaborating With David Cone On “Full Count”

Jack Curry is an award-winning sports journalist who has been an analyst on the Yankees’ pre-game and post-game shows on the YES Network since 2010. Prior to that, he covered baseball for 20 years for the New York Times as a Yankees beat writer and national baseball correspondent.

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Yankees Veteran (CC Earns Historic Win) & Rookies (Estrada Gets 1st HR) Power Yankees Past Mariners

(Thairo Estrada reaching the dugout steps after his home run – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Yankees earned a 7-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night at Yankee Stadium, as CC Sabathia earned a historic win and rookie Thairo Estrada hit his first career home run.

Sabathia battled through five innings, allowing three runs on five hits and three walks, with five strikeouts.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: On What Makes Baseball Special

(Yankee Stadium – Photo by Jason Schott) 

With the baseball season in full swing, it’s time to take a look back at the history of the game and what makes it so special. Let’s take a look at some new books that will illuminate your thinking of the All-American game: Chumps to Champs: How the Worst Teams in Yankees History Led to the 90’s Dynasty by Bill Pennington; Wrigley Field Year by Year by Sam Pathy and John Thorn; and When The Crowd Didn’t Roar by Kevin Cowherd.

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