Last year, the Red Sox suffered the biggest collapse in baseball history, while seeing a double-digit lead for a playoff spot evaporate over the season’s final month. This year, they are nowhere near a playoff spot, but their opponents certainly are.
The Sox welcome the Yankees to town on Tuesday with a chance to do some serious damage to New York’s postseason hopes. And if the Yanks end up missing out on a division crown or wild card berth, well, then the Red Sox might not be the poster boys for late-season collapses.
NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette has more in the above video.