BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH: YANKEES 5 (0) – 3 RED SOX
It’s August. It’s Yankee Stadium. Boston vs. New York. It’s a soldout ballpark and a hell of a lot on the line.
The Red Sox have won eight straight. The Yankees slipping farther behind by the day, toward that crossroads that says: Accept your Wild Card fate!
Red Sox up 3-0. Four and a half games up in the A.L. East.
And, then, the beginnings of a rally. From the tip of Brett Gardner’s toe, center of Yankee Baseball Universe, for just a moment. Continue reading “Game 109 // Eighth Inning // The Aaron Hicks Game”