The New York Yankees were defeated by the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 5-1 Red Sox. Ivan Nova started and pitched good for five innings and then gave up a couple of homeruns in the sixth and seventh. John Ryan Murphy had two hits and although the offense had lots of guys on base they didn't do anything with it.
Nova pitched seven innings giving up seven hits and four runs with two walks and seven strikeouts. Nova lost his 10th game of the season. Andrew Bailey pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Chris Capuano pitched 2/3 of an inning striking out two and Caleb Cotham pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run. James Pazos walked his only batter and Nick Rumbelow pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit.
Eduardo Rodriguez won his 10th game of the season pitching six innings and giving up seven hits and a run with a walk and five strikeouts. Heath Hembree pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit, Noe Ramirez pitched 2/3 of an inning and Matt Barnes pitched a perfect inning. Robbie Ross Jr. pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout.
Jacoby Ellsbury had a hit and a walk, Brett Gardner had a hit and Alex Rodriguez had a hit and an RBI. Carlos Beltran had a hit, Chase Headley had a hit and Greg Bird had a hit. Murphy had two hits, Didi Gregorius drew a walk and Rob Refsnyder had a hit. Ellsbury and Murphy each hit a double and the Yankees were 0-7 with runners in scoring position and left ten men on base.
Mookie Betts had two hits, Dustin Pedroia drew a walk and Xander Bogaerts had two hits. Travis Shaw had three hits and two RBI, Blake Swihart had a hit and Deven Marrero had a hit and an RBI. Jackie Bradley Jr. had a hit, two RBI and drew two walks. Betts hit two doubles, Bogaerts hit a double and Shaw, Bradley and Marrero each hit a homerun. The Red Sox were 1-6 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. Bogaerts was caught stealing and Pedroia committed an error.
In the first Rodriguez hit a sac fly to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the sixth Shaw hit a two run homerun to give the Red Sox a 2-1 lead. In the seventh Bradley Jr. hit a two run homerun to extend the Red Sox lead to 4-1 and in the ninth Marrero hit a solo homerun to make it 5-1 which would be the final score.