Last Monday, the Yankees visited the Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla. for one of the most anticipated series in the 2010 season.
The race has been tightly packed all season, with no team leading by more 2 1/2 games since July 26.
In the last five days, there have been three flip-flops for the division lead. With another four game set about to happen between these two teams in Yankee Stadium, you can expect the seesaw to keep on tilting.
One team will come away with the division, and it will be by a very small margin. Here are 10 reasons why the Yankees need the division more than Tampa Bay.