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Red Sox are making it easy for Yankees

NEW YORK — Yankees general manager Brian Cashman might not have to worry about his team being a wild-card entry. After a 10-2 win over Boston Monday night coupled with Tampa Bay’s win over Baltimore, the Yankees were back alone in first place in the American League East with two games to play.

The game at Yankee Stadium went according to script — the Yankees bombarded Clay Buchholz for eight runs in 1 innings, and CC Sabathia easily handled Boston’s horrible lineup.

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