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Ackert: Need some extra motivation, Yankees? How about preventing a Red Sox division title celebration on your home field this week

Ackert: Need some extra motivation, Yankees? How about preventing a Red Sox division title celebration on your home field this week

Maybe not wanting to see the Red Sox celebrate the division title in the Bronx will spark the Yankees. Maybe the potential return of Aaron Judge during the upcoming series against their hated rival will give them the jump start that Aaron Boone is looking for.

A struggling Blue Jays team and a young pitcher they should have chased early certainly didn’t get the Yankees rolling. Dellin Betances gave up two runs in the eighth inning, and the Blue Jays rallied for a 3-2 win at the Stadium Sunday afternoon as the Yankees’ bats fell quiet again.

So after a day off on Monday, the Bombers have to host the Red Sox, who by beating the Mets at Fenway cut their magic number to two,...

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