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Posted by: oldschoolyank on Jul 9, 2010 at 02:07:05 PM
It's an all-out sprint to the All-Star break for the Yankees as they try to hold off the relentless Tampa Bay Rays. Both teams are getting it done in hopes of holding their places through the brief respite that starts Sunday night.
Tonight's match-up for the NYY vs. Seattle has an eerie light shining upon it given the strong rumors of the Mariner's lefty ace Cliff Lee possibly switching locker rooms to join the Pinstripes. If, and that's a big if, if we can put that aside for a minute, tonight's game is big. The Yanks have Phil Hughes, trying to shake off more mediocre outings than solid ones here in the last month, going against a strike-throwing lefty who can dominate the best lineups.
The pressure is on Hughes to return to the persona we saw earlier this...