Thursday, July 5, 2018

The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night.  The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 11-1.  Luis Severino started for the Yankees and he pitched very well.  Aaron Hicks and Aaron Judge each had three hits to lead the offense. 

Severino pitched 6 2/3 innings giving up two hits and no runs.  He walked three and struck out six and won his 13th game of the season.  David Robertson pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts, Dellin Betances pitched 2/3 of an inning striking out one and Aroldis Chapman pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run. 

David Price lost his sixth game of the season pitching 3 1/3 innings giving up nine hits and eight runs with no walks and three strikeouts.  Justin Haley pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up four hits and a run with two walks, Brandon Workman pitched a perfect inning and Hector Velazquez pitched an inning giving up three hits and two runs with a walk. 

Hicks had three hits, four RBI and drew a walk, Judge had three hits, an RBI and drew a walk and Giancarlo Stanton had two hits.  Brandon Drury had a hit, Didi Gregorius had a hit and an RBI and Neil Walker had a hit and an RBI.  Gleyber Torres had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk, Miguel Andujar had two hits and Kyle Higashioka had a hit and an RBI.  Brett Gardner had a hit, Gregorius and Stanton each hit a double and Judge, Torres and Higashioka each hit a homerun and Hicks hit three homeruns.  The Yankees were 2-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. 

Mookie Betts drew a walk, Andrew Benintendi had a hit and J.D. Martinez drew a walk.  Mitch Moreland had a hit, Sandy Leon had a hit and Blake Swihart had a hit.  Rafael Devers had an RBI, Jackie Bradley Jr. drew a walk and Leon hit a double.  The Red Sox were 1-3 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.  Benintendi had a stolen base. 

In the first Judge hit a solo homerun, Torres hit a three-run homerun and it was 4-0 Yankees.  In the second Hicks hit a two-run homerun to push the lead to 6-0.  In te fourth Higashioka had his first major league hit and it was a homerun to extend the lead to 7-0.  Hicks hit a solo homerun for his second of the game to make it 8-0 and Gregorius hit a sac fly making it 9-0.  In the eighth Hicks hit his third home run of the game making it 10-0.  Walker hit an RBI single and it was 11-0 and in the ninth Devers hit an RBI ground out to cut the lead to 11-1 and that would be the final score. 

The Yankees took two out of three and will now play a three-game series at home against the Atlanta Braves. 

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