Maybe after the last two very well pitched games by Wells and Clement against a contenda we will be able to draw some conclusions. Two consecutive shutouts of a team that crushed and swept the Yankees is not like beating Tampa Bay.
Tough-minded pitching in both cases, with some decent closing as well, make me optimistic. The Sox will hold their own against the Yankees because they usually have the last few years. It was 10 losses to Baltimore last year that really hurt their chances for first place. This year, that should not happen again. They beat a Sox-killer last night in Vasquez, which bodes well, even though they only scored one run.
Match the Yankees, kill the Os is a better formula for success than trying to go 19-0 vs. those boys from the Bronx.