Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox


Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Here are five takeaways from the blowout.

In short: not the best morning to be a Yankees fan.

Chris Sale was dominant.

He is the first Red Sox pitcher in the last 100 years with seven-plus scoreless innings pitched and four or fewer hits allowed in each of his first two starts of a season.

Severino allowed only a single in the fifth inning before being lifted after 94 pitches.

"I feel like we're in every ballgame", deGrom told reporters after the game.

Boston led 5-0 entering the fifth inning when Judge blasted an estimated 444-foot solo homer to center field with an exit velocity of 116.3 miles per hour, the hardest homer ever allowed by Sale in the Statcast era.

"He's pitching all the pitches are on the paint and he's healthy", Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez said. Odubel Herrera also went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, an RBI and run for the Phillies.

The top of the Boston order had the righthander on the ropes immediately as Mookie Betts doubled, Andrew Benintendi walked and Hanley Ramirez singled through the middle for the first run. The trio reached base in 12 of their 13 plate appearances. Andrew Benintendi had two hits and two RBI. They have started the season by taking four straight series, including this one over the last-place Marlins. Masahiro Tanaka has been impressive in his four visits to Boston over his career allowing just 6 runs and will need to be at his best again as he goes head to head with David Price of The Red Sox. While he did have two hits against the Red Sox, he has had two 5-strikeout games, which is completely unheard of in the Major League Baseball.

Chicago Cubs utility man Javier Baez went two for four with two home runs in an 8-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Severino previously worked with Hall of Famer and Red Sox legend Pedro Martinez to avoid tipping pitches and attempted to make his delivery more deceptive. "We've got two more here, so pick up where I left off here today and get it going". "I need to maybe go to the bullpen or see video, and see what's going on". The Yankees and Red Sox evenly split their last 38 meetings over the past two seasons.

Entering Tuesday night's game Stanton was hitting.167 (7-for-42) with three homers, seven RBIs, a.700 OPS and an alarming 20 strikeouts.

CARDINALS 5, BREWERS 3 (11) Matt Carpenter's two-run home run with no outs in the 11th inning gave host St. Louis a victory over Milwaukee.

The Red Sox's last grand slam before that came on September 24, 2016. But this will certainly cause Yankee Nation to panic, that's for sure. Boston has now scored 8 or more runs in three straight games.

Remember the questions about how the Red Sox would fare when they played a real baseball team? Mookie Betts went 4-for-4 with a grand slam and five runs scored.

INDIANS 2, TIGERS 1 Roberto Perez hit a leadoff home run in the eighth inning against reliever Alex Wilson, lifting Cleveland over visiting Detroit.



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