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Chase Headley

While Yankees Struggle, It's Just Like Old Times For Big Papi

While Yankees Struggle, It's Just Like Old Times For Big Papi

BOSTON — The Yankees pulled into Fenway Park on Friday facing a tall lefty and an even taller challenge. Score some runs, any kind of runs. Brother, can-you-spare-a-dime kind of runs.

Twenty games in, the Yankees pulled into Boston in last place in the mediocre American League East and already leaking oily pessimism. April pessimism in tabloid, talk-show New York is never a good thing. It leads to an angry May and a panicky June.

So with a team last in the American League in total bases and next-to-last in runs scored, Joe Girardi needed something, anything good to happen with the bat. Against this anomaly Red Sox team leading the AL in runs and stolen bases and last...

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