Wild Night At Fenway, Sox Beat Yanks 5-3 [VIDEO]
Pick your own top storyline in the Red Sox 5-3 win over the Yankees last night. Rick Porcello's solid eight innings. Rookie Andrew Benintendi's three hits in his first Fenway game. A benches clearing scuffle. Craig Kimbrel lifted after four walks in the 9th inning and Matt Barnes had to get the final out.
In the end, it was a win and a game pickup on both Baltimore and Toronto in the standings.
Benintendi is now hitting .500 (8-for-16) and nearly had his first home run. Video review took the homer away.
The Sox are 61-50 and that ties them with the Blue Jays in the loss column. They are one loss behind the O's.
Rick Porcello won his 100th career game and is now 11-0 at Fenway this year! Matt Barnes earned his 1st save of the season. Jackie Bradley Jr. threw Chase Headley out at 3rd base in the 7th inning and leads all major league centerfielders with 11 outfield assists!
The Red Sox and Yankees play the middle game of the series Wednesday night with the pregame starting at 6:25 on AM 1370 WDEA.