Who will be The Rivalry's next victim?

Javier Vazquez is lucky he won't take the fall in this edition of Yankees vs. Red Sox

Updated: May 7, 2010, 1:27 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

We all know a Yankees-Red Sox series is a different breed of cat, a ravenous insatiable beast that every so often must be fed a player or a manager to satisfy its hunger.

In its history, it has taken down the great (John Smoltz) and the not-so-great (Chase Wright), the respected (Joe Torre) and the ridiculed (Grady Little).

Since 2004 alone, it ended the Yankees careers of a manager, two marginal pitchers and one guy they were depending on to perhaps become their ace -- Javier Vazquez.

That ...

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