The Yankees finished off their sweep of the Red Sox  but it took some late-inning heroics.
Sam Borden writes that that the Boston-New York rivalry always delivers drama. 
Boston’s slump has become a nightmare.  Ernie Palladino has the story.
Chad Gaudin arrived in the thick of a pennant race. This notebook  also has updates on Alfredo Aceves, David Ortiz and assorted facts and figures.
Sergio Mitre is pitching for his job tonight as the Yankees line up replacements behind him. 
Just a reminder: The reader Q&A with Yogi Berra — a LoHud Yankees Blog Exclusive — will be on on line at 10 a.m. today.