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Surging Yankees Keep Fighting Their Way Back into AL Postseason Picture

class="ui-droppable">New York Yankees fans aren't easily impressed. This is the franchise that has won 27 World Series championships, more than twice as many as any other club. The franchise that spends more than anyone east of Chavez Ravine. The franchise of Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio and Babe Ruth.

The pinstripe faithful expect greatness. So a distant second place in the American League East and a 2.5-game deficit in the wild-card race won't send champagne corks popping across the Big Apple.

For much of 2014, doom and gloom have reigned. Here's how Daniel Barbarisi of The Wall Street Journal summed things up on August 12, amid two straight losses to the division-leading Baltimore Orioles:

The 44 games remaining on the ...

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