The New York Yankees They are on September 19 halfway through the American League wild card and have nine games to go to finish the 2021 schedule in the MLB.
As of this Monday, the troop led by Aaron Boone will play in each game the classification, since their participation in this year’s postseason is in danger.
New York begins the week with a three-game series against the Texas Rangers, a team they have beaten 3 times in 4 games.
However, the Yankees will have a couple of series on the road that are shaping up to be the toughest of the contest. These duels are against the Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox, owners of the two places of the wild card of the young circuit.
For Friday, September 24, New York visits Fenway Park in Boston to play a series of three games against its eternal rival.
The particular series between Yankees and Red Sox in 2021 is in favor of the Bostonians 10-6, according to data from the specialized website Baseball Reference.
While for Tuesday, September 28, the Bronx Mules travel to Toronto to face three games against the Tiles in what could also be called a playoff series on a regular schedule. This year’s series between the two favors the Canadians 10-6.
The Yankees are just two games ahead of the 81-67 Oakland Athletics, so their only option is to beat some of their two division rivals if they want to play the playoffs this year.