Archive for April 21st, 2007

Saturday, April 21st, 2007

Yanks, A-Rod Soar Into Fenway

Yankees Rumors & News

A-Rod’s ready. Are you? Sox-Yanks. The hype begins…NOW.

In the Bergen Record, Bob Klapisch examines the Bosox-Yank matchups he can’t wait to see, including A-Rod vs. Fenway, Andy Pettitte vs. Curt Schilling, Yankee defense vs. any batted ball, Dice-K vs. the Yankee offense, and Manny vs. Manny.

Meanwhile in The Post, Joel Sherman has anointed A-Rod as the Yanks’ Big Papi. Says Sherman:

Rodriguez now is not just the most talented player, but also the timeliest. Talent and Timely, that is TNT, which is fitting for how explosive Rodriguez has been this April. Move over Big Papi, meet El Hombre.

Says Sherman’s colleague George King:

Only because it was paid for did the Yankees take a plane to Boston last night. They easily could have hopped on Alex Rodriguez’s back and headed for Fenway Park, where the Yankees and Red Sox open a three-game series tonight.

Not quite lost in the frenzy over A-Rod is the return of Pettitte to the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry. The Journal News’ …

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