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Pitcher Bartolo Colon #40 of the Boston Red Sox starts against the New York Yankees March 17, 2008 at Legends Field in Tampa, Florida. The Yankees defeated the Red Sox 8-4.

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... And a Rivalry is in Hibernation

Eric Wilbur: Another Meaningless Sox-Yankees Game

"In case you havenít noticed, weíre a long way from 2004, when this rivalry hit its apex. Between the Jason Varitek-Alex Rodriguez dustup and the remarkable ALCS comeback, the storied antagonism between the two teams was at an all-time high. It wasnít fueled in the front offices (although the offseason A-Rod chase might have initiated things), but on the field, where a certain distaste between the teams festered. Since then, itís stayed afloat, with moments like Johnny Damonís jumping ship at the forefront. But itís never been as good. Itís difficult to imagine how it possibly can be." -- 3.18.08, Eric Wilbur, Boston.com

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BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole

ProJo:

Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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