Get your brooms out.
It looked as if a New York Yankees were going to cheep out a win Sunday night, though a ninth-inning, two-out convene paved a approach for a Boston Red Sox to finish a four-game brush over their American League East rival.
The Sox trailed by 3 runs with dual outs in a ninth inning though came behind to tie a diversion and send it to extras, where Andrew Benintendi played favourite with a walk-off singular to lift a home group to a 5-4 win during Fenway Park.
David Price, who has had his satisfactory share of troubles conflicting a Yanks given fasten a Sox, seemed to figure out a New York lineup Sunday night. He pitched a clever outing, permitting dual runs (both inherited) over 6 innings on 4 hits and 3 walks while distinguished out five.
With a win, a Red Sox softened to 79-34 and extended their AL East lead to 9 1/2 games, while a Yankees fell to 68-42.
Here’s how it all went down:
GAME IN A WORD
Boston finished a four-game sweep, though it didn’t come easy, as additional innings were indispensable to endorse a stirring win.
ON THE BUMP
— Price was shining on a hill, pitching into a seventh inning before Sox manager Alex Cora finished a call to a bullpen.
The southpaw mowed down 5 Yankees batters and pitched his approach out of jams in a initial and fifth innings. He came out for a seventh and put a initial dual batters he faced on after Brett Gardner singled and Austin Romine walked.
— Heath Hembree relieved Price and installed a bases with a travel to Shane Robinson. Xander Bogaerts’ blunder on Aaron Hicks’ belligerent round brought in dual runs, afterwards Giancarlo Stanton singled to image Robinson for a 3-1 New York lead.
After Hembree struck Didi Gregorius out, Cora finished his second pitching change of a inning.
— Ryan Brasier got a final dual outs of a inning, though not though giving adult a scapegoat fly to Gleyber Torres for a Yankees’ fourth run of a game. Brasier authorised one strike and available a strikeout in a eighth.
— Tyler Thornburg pitched a scoreless ninth.
— Matt Barnes pitched a 1-2-3 10th with a strikeout.
IN THE BATTER’S BOX
— The Red Sox threatened to do repairs in a third inning after Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi any singled with one out, though Steve Pearce and J.D. Martinez both struck out to finish a threat.
— Boston would strike initial in a fifth, however, when Betts sent a soaring solo home run over a Green Monster for a 1-0 lead.
Talk about DAMAGE. 😳 pic.twitter.com/JSiSphuEpv
— MLB (@MLB) August 6, 2018
— The Red Sox finished it engaging in a ninth after Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman gave adult uninterrupted walks to move a restraining run to a image in Benintendi, though he struck out looking for a second out of a frame.
— Pearce afterwards drew a walk, bringing Martinez to a image with dual outs. He roped a double to core to expostulate in dual runs and make it a one-run game.
— The Sox weren’t done, as Bogaerts strike what should have been a game-ending groundout to third. But a shortstop reached on a Miguel Andujar throwing error, and pinch-runner Jackie Bradley Jr. scored Boston’s fourth run from third bottom to tie a game.
— Sandy Leon singled to start a 10th and after took second on a furious pitch, putting him in scoring position. Betts was intentionally walked before Benintendi finished his image coming count with a diversion on a line and gathering in pinch-runner Tony Renda to finish a comeback.
— Benintendi led a approach for Boston with 3 hits, while Eduardo Nunez and Betts any had two.
TWEET OF THE GAME
THAT’S DAMAGE!!! 🙌
WALK-OFF SWEEP!!! pic.twitter.com/xLph1ML7j3
— Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) August 6, 2018
Boston will suffer an off day Monday before holding on a Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday in a initial of a three-game set. Drew Pomeranz will take a mountain for a Red Sox conflicting Marcus Stroman. First representation from Rogers Centre is set for 7:07 p.m. ET.
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