Red Sox Bronx-Bound For Rare Meaningless July Series With Yankees

July 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Red Sox Bronx-Bound For Rare Meaningless July Series With Yankees
" BOSTON (CBS) – We may never know if a tree makes a sound if it falls in the forest with nobody around to hear it, but this weekend we will discover what happens when the so-called greatest rivalry in sports takes place in the Bronx and nobody in Boston is around to care.

That’s what’s on tap this weekend in New York, as the sub-.500, last-place Red Sox visit the first-place Yankees for a three-game set in late July with literally nothing at stake for either club.

Of course, that’s not to say the Red Sox themselves – be it the players, coaches or the front office – have given up on the season or that the games won’t be worth watching. But as observers with four months of evidence, we know that the Red Sox need about a half-dozen miracles to even have a chance at making the playoffs.

Still, the Red Sox believe the season can be saved, and that reclamation can begin this weekend.

“We definitely need to win the series,” Adrian Gonzalez told redsox . “That goes without saying "

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