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Sports

Christopher L. Gasper

Finally, Yankees arrive at Fenway Park

For all the redemptive Red Sox accomplished in 97 games before the All-Star break, they were unable to treat their fans to that most satisfying of Boston baseball experiences — seeing the New York Yankees suffer defeat at Fenway Park.

Don’t blame the Sox, blame the schedule makers. In an almost unforgivable quirk of the schedule, the Yankees grace the Fens for the first time this season on Friday. The Red Sox kick off baseball’s unofficial second half with a three-game set against their eternal enemies from the Bronx.

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