It's On: Yankees vs. Red Sox, Round Two

GIUSEPPE ROSSITTOContributor IApril 15, 2008

Round Two! Ding, ding.

Let's get ready to rumble as the Yanks head back home from Tampa after their 5-3 win against the Rays, and the Sox get back after defeating the Tribe, 5-3, in Cleveland.

The two teams come into this series after going at it this past weekend at Fenway Park. The Red Sox dropped the opener, 4-1, but took the series 2-1 after winning the Saturday washout and Sunday's game, too.

Buchholz (0-1) vs. Wang (3-0) on ESPN2 at 7:05 PM ET will be a rematch of Friday night's game at Fenway.  In that performance, Wang was almost perfect, pitching a complete game, a two-hitter, allowing just one run to score in the Yankees' 4-1 victory.

This will also be the first game since the Red Sox jersey (above) was dug out from the floors of The House That George Is Building.

Will it really make a difference? Was the curse the opposite? Were the Red Sox the team jinxed in this? Or was it the Bombers? Or the better question, is this nonsense all real?

Well, that's the beauty of baseball. This rivalry never gets hold. Even with the curse of the Bambino destroyed (if there ever was one), something will always come up. This is the greatest rivalry in sports, period. So sit back and enjoy.

Red Sox. Yanks.

Yankee Stadium, Wednesday night baseball at the Bronx.

Let's play ball, baby.