Bombers bumbling into battle with Rays

Forget the Red Sox, the Yankees better get their act together with Tampa in town

Updated: May 19, 2010, 2:43 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork

NEW YORK -- In some sense, what happened Tuesday night into Wednesday morning at Yankee Stadium was just your standard-issue Yankees-Red Sox tussle, a four-plus hour roller-coaster ride disguised as a baseball game that left you shaking your head and wondering what exactly you had just witnessed and more importantly, what it all meant in the overall scheme of a baseball season.

As is often the case when these two teams meet, there was something for every taste and every story line.

There ...

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