Because the NFL and NCAA football seasons have started, and we’re coming into the home stretch in the 2017 MLB season. The Yanks are playing good team ball and look to be in the running for the Wild Card and possibly the AL East Division pennant. No self-respecting Red Sox fan up here will admit it, but I bet some of them are a tad bit worried. It has happened many times before. They hate the New York Yankees up here!