Red Sox Series Preview: Round 2 Vs. Yankees at Fenway

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Apr 29, 2015; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees designated hitter

Alex Rodriguez

(13) reacts after making the final out of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays in thirteen innings at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

The Boston Red Sox (12-10) will host the New York Yankees (13-9) at Fenway Park for their second series of 2015. The Red Sox are just one game back of the American League East division leader, and Boston will be looking to pass them in the series, to add another chapter in this historic rivalry.

Another element to the three-game series will be if Yankees Alex Rodriguez hits home run number 660 against the Red Sox. Boston’s pitchers will do their best to make sure that doesn’t happen, but will it be inevitable? Later today, that question will be examined, but let’s look at the tale of the tape for now: