Red Sox Beat Yankees 5-4 [VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees Friday night, July 14th in the first game back from the All-Star Break in dramatic fashion, scoring the tying and winning run in the bottom of the 9th inning. In fact, it was the 1st time all season long, the Red Sox had won, after trailing in the 8th inning. They were 0-38 prior to the game!
The Red Sox scored their 2 runs in the bottom of the 9th, thanks to 2 singles, a double steal, an error, an intentional walk and then Andrew Benintendi drew a bases loaded walk on a 3-1 count, to drive in the winning run. It really was a walk-off win!
Hanley Ramirez hit a 2 run homer in the 3rd inning, his 14th of the season. He ended up 2-4 and was intentionally walked in the bottom of the 9th inning to bring Benintendi up.
Dustin Pedroia was 2-4 with a RBI, walk and stolen base. Xander Bogaerts was 2-5 with a RBI and Mookie Betts was 2-5 with a stolen base. It was Pedroia and Betts who had the double steal in the 9th inning.
Drew Pomeranz pitched 6.0 innings allowing 6 hits, 4 earned runs and struck out 7, while walking 2. Matt Barnes pitched 2 hitless innings of relief, and Robbie Scott pitched a hitless 9th inning to pick up the win, he’s now 1-1.
The Red Sox are in 1st place, 3.5 games ahead of the Tampa Bay Rays and 4.5 games ahead of the New York Yankees.
The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees play Saturday afternoon, with the pregame starting at 3:25 and 1st pitch at 4:05. The Red Sox send ace Chris Sale to the mound. You can hear the game on AM 1370 WDEA.