Posted by admin on August 6th, 2009
Whether he is ready or not, the glare that always accompanies a Red Sox-Yankees matchup is about to shine right in the direction of John Smoltz.
Much of Smoltz’s legacy has been built on his performances in marquee matchups, as evidenced by his 15-4 record in the postseason.
But that resume was built at a different time, when Smoltz wasn’t 42 years old and on the mend from his first right shoulder surgery.
So now, Smoltz is on a quest to prove himself again, and it starts with his first taste of the rivalry. And Smoltz is in a big spot, with the Red Sox trailing the Yankees by 2 1/2 games in the American League East, and not wanting that deficit to extend any more
Click here to read the full article – By Ian Browne of MLB.com
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