January 17, 2021

MLB Sunday Spotlight – What will Yankees, Red Sox do at trade deadline? (ESPN)


The New York YankeesBoston Red Sox rivalry in 2020 is as lopsided as it’s been in quite some time.

Just two years ago, the Red Sox were eliminating the Yankees from the playoffs on their way to a World Series title. This season, the Yankees are on track to get another shot at a championship as they’re the team to beat in the American League. The Red Sox, on the other hand, are the team to get beaten in the AL, as a patchwork pitching staff has left Boston with one of the worst records in baseball.

Even so, there are some interesting storylines surrounding the teams — it seems there always are — and we asked baseball reporters David Schoenfield and Alden Gonzalez to share their insight in advance of Sunday night’s game (7 ET, ESPN).

If Giancarlo Stanton (on injured list, hamstring) and Aaron Judge (IL, calf) are not at full strength the rest of the way, do the Yankees have enough firepower to win the American League?

Read “MLB Sunday Spotlight – What will Yankees, Red Sox do at trade deadline?” at ESPN