With Schilling, Sox staff now superior

With the acquisition of Curt Schilling, the Red Sox clearly have a better starting rotation than the Yankees.

Originally Published: November 28, 2003
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

The Red Sox have Curt Schilling now and for only the second time in the last 85 years, they may have a better starting rotation than the Yankees. Boston had Carl Mays, Sad Sam Jones, Bullet Joe Bush and Babe Ruth in 1918, and in the mid-80s, they had an edge over the Yankees with the Roger Clemens-Bruce Hurst group.

In the other years of this rivalry, starting pitching was always the Yankees' great advantage over Boston. No longer, perhaps.

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