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Are the 2009 New York Yankees better than the 1998 Yankees?

I watched the New York Yankees sweep their way through the Twins in the ALDS, I began to wonder to myself whether this team would even lose a single game on their way to an inevitable World Series victory. While that might seem outlandish on the surface, a deeper look at the remaining opponents reveals at least one major weakness that should be exploited by the nearly flawlessly constructed Yankees. The Phillies have too many questions in their bullpen to ignore, and beyond Cliff Lee their starting pitching has been shaky in these playoffs as well. The Dodgers have a shallow and inexperienced starting rotation. Kershaw is unquestionably an ace, but injuries to Kuroda and a slumping Billingsley leave the rest of the rotation in flux. The Angels bullpen is ordinary ...

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