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MLB wants the Yankees in October (likely vs. the Red Sox), as it should

Yankees fans can thank Commissioner Rob Manfred for the kiss of death that led to their swift exit from the American League East race.

It seemed like just yesterday Manfred was getting ready to answer questions from the Baseball Writers' Association of America in a Washington conference room, where he prefaced his appearance with a feel-good story about the great first half of the 2018 season.

"We had some of our iconic franchises, most notably the Yankees and the Red Sox,

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