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Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts (50) tries to score as New York Yankees catcher John Ryan Murphy drops to the plate after catching a high throw on a first-inning fielder's choice in New York Monday. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts (50) tries to score as New York Yankees catcher John Ryan Murphy drops to the plate after catching a high throw on a first-inning fielder's choice in New York Monday. (Kathy Willens/AP)
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Our summer of baseball misery is almost over. Next weekend, the Red Sox will play their final game of a season we'll be happy to put behind us.

But, they have been playing really well! They've won five games in a row, including the last two against the Yankees!

They're finishing strong, but they're still in last place.

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Bill Littlefield, host of NPR’s Only A Game. He tweets at @OnlyAGameNPR.

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The New York Times: Red Sox Pound Pineda As Yanks Continue Stumble Toward Playoffs

  • "Ever since the Yankees became aware that they were within a day’s work of clinching a playoff berth, their performances on the field have deteriorated significantly."

This segment aired on September 30, 2015.

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