The New York Yankees were defeated by the Boston Red Sox on Saturday afternoon. The game took place at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts and the final score was 6-5. Bryan Mitchell started for the Yankees and pitched ok and the bullpen was just ok. Didi Gregorius and Austin Romine each had two hits.
Mitchell pitched 4 2/3 innings giving up five hits and four runs with three of them being earned. He walked one and struck out three. Luis Severino pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with three walks and a strikeout, Tommy Layne pitched to one batter and retired him and Adam Warren pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up three hits and a run with a strikeout. Warren lost his fourth game of the season and blew his third save of the season.
David Price pitched six innings giving up nine hits and five runs with seven strikeouts. Robbie Ross Jr. pitched 1/3 of an inning walking one, Matt Barnes pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a walk and he struck out one and won his fourth game of the season and Craig Kimbrel pitched 1 1/3 innings striking out four and picking up his 27th save of the season.
Brett Gardner had a hit, an RBI an ddrew a walk, Gary Sanchez had a hit and two RBI and Starlin Castro had a hit. Billy Butler had a hit, Gregorius had two hits and drew a walk and Chase Headley had a hit. Romine had two hits and two RBI, Romine and Castro each hit a double and Gardner hit a triple. Sanchez hit a homerun and the Yankees were 2-6 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Gardner was caught stealing and Romine had a passed ball.
Xander Bogaerts had three hits and three RBI, David Ortiz had an RBI and drew a walk and Mookie Betts had two hits and an RBI. Hanley Ramirez had three hits, Jackie Bradley Jr. had a hit and drew two walks and Andrew Benintendi had a hit and drew a walk. Benintendi and Ramirez each hit a double and Bogaerts hit two doubles. Bogaerts hit a homerun and the Red Sox were 2-12 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.
In the third Gardner hit an RBI triple to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the third Sanchez hit a two run homerun the lead was extended to 3-0. Bogaets hit an RBI double in the third to cut the lead to 3-1. Ortiz hit an RBI ground out to make it 3-2 still in the third. In the fourth Romine hit a two run double to extend the lead to 5-2. Bogaerts hit a two run homerun in the fifth to cut the lead to 5-4. In the seventh Betts hit an RBI single to make it 5-5 and a wild pitch gave the Red Sox a 6-5 lead. The final score would be 6-5 and the Red Sox have taken the first three games of the four game series. The two teams will play the fourth and final game on Sunday night.