October 28, 2021

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MLB: Boston Red Sox beat Yankees reach divisional playoffs

MLB: Boston Red Sox beat Yankees reach divisional playoffs

Summary

BOSTON – Alex Verdugo scored three runs on Tuesday in the American League playoff game and the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 6-2.

Boston is not wasting time!

Verdugo hit two doubles. Good for one point, his first two-goal shot brought Cushion 4-1, sixth. After one inning, he scored two runners by hitting the ball on the left-center field’s fairway.

Xander Bogarts and Kyle Schwartz scored home runs early in the game for the Red Sox, who face the Tampa Bay Race from Thursday. The series begins at Tropicana Field.

“We need to prepare for a great team,” manager Alex Cora said. The challenge is great, but we are ready. “

Bogarts sent the ball to the center fielder in the first inning after a walk on Rafael Devers.

The first hitter in the third inning, Schwarber hit a home run on the right field.

After the single and walk, the night was already over for Gerrit Cole. In two innings, Cole gave up three runs, four hits and two walks.

“I made some big mistakes,” Cole admitted. It’s the worst feeling in the world. “

Cole joined the Yankees as a free agent in December 2019 on a nine-year, $ 324 million contract.

He came into the game with a 2-2 record and 6.15 GAA in his last five starts.

Visitors closed the gap at six, where Anthony Rizzo ran home.

The Yankees threatened more, but a good defensive play from the Socks slowed them down.

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Rizzo circuit Aaron then got a single from the judge, then Stanton hit the ball over the Green Monster in Giancar, on center field. Kick Hernandez grabbed her and relayed her to Bogarts, who gave the judge time to take him out.

At the end of the sixth, the Bogarts took a walk and scored a double from Verdugo in the right corner of the field.

Stanton hit a homer in ninth place, but soon after, Garrett Whitlock ended the game by tipping Gleber Torres on the right field ball.

Like Joey Gallo, Torres has a 4 to 0 game.

Circuit Red Sox: c’est 3-0!

Nate Ewaldi hit eight batters in the fifth and third innings, allowing one run and four hits.

The match took place in front of a packed house of 38,324 people in Fenway Park.

“The wave of energy coming from the audience after the Bogarts circuit was amazing,” Schwarber said. That drove us. The Red Sox Nation really is. “

The Yankees finished the regular season with a nine-game winning streak of 12 games, but their road ends here.

“The guys were shocked,” manager Aaron Boone said. It is cruel, but there is nothing better than fighting for something special. “

Red Sox has dropped designated hitter Jedi Martinez. He had a distorted ankle two days ago, a rare use in defense.

Martinez scored .286 in 148 games with 288 homers and 99 RBIs.

Boston is not wasting time!