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Will weekend bring shades of 2006?

We'll find out if this Red Sox team can persevere or suffer same fate as four years ago

Updated: August 6, 2010, 3:45 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- Burying David Ortiz's jersey in the concrete foundation of the new Yankee Stadium was supposed to bring all manner of misfortune on its occupants.

How's that working out so far? The Yankees won a World Series in their first season of residency in the billion-dollar palace and now, this weekend, they have a chance to bury Ortiz and the rest of the Red Sox, much as they did in 2006, when a five-game sweep in Fenway Park put the Sox out of their misery.

Perhaps if the ...

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