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Sunday baseball notes

Yankees won’t sink to Red Sox lows in 2013

After the Yankees were swept by the Tigers in the American League Championship Series, we heard the phrase “train wreck” a lot. In Boston, we know all about train wrecks, and the New York Yankees are no train wreck.

They were awful when it counted most. They are an old team in need of serious revamping. But train wreck? All anyone has to do is look a little north to find the true train wreck, the Red Sox. That’s a 69-win train wreck, while the Yankees were a 95-win disappointment. So, please, let’s keep this in a little context.

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