Hey 19! Red Sox Rout Yankees 19-3 [VIDEO]
The Red Sox did something they hadn't done since 1913... Score 19 runs against the New York Yankees! In Thursday night's 19-3 win over the Yankees the Red Sox set a season high in runs (19), hits (23), doubles (10) and extra base hits (14) !
The Red Sox jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the bottom of the 1st inning, batting around. Every Red Sox starter had at least 1 hit.
Xander Bogaerts was 4-6 with 2 homers and 4 RBIs. He now has matched his career hight with 23 homers.
Rafael Devers was 2-5 with a double and a homer, driving in 2 runs. He too has matched a career high with 21 homers.
Mookie Betts was 2-4 with 2 runs batted in, and now has a on-base streak of 22 games, the longest active on in the American League.
Michael Chavis was 2-4, coming in after Brock Holt was ejected arguing balls and strikes. Chavis had 2 doubles and 2 runs batted in. He leads all American League rookies with 54 runs batted in.
Andrew Benintendi and Jackie Bradely Jr. each had 3 hits, with Bradley Jr. having 2 doubles.
Rick Porcello threw 6 innings, picking up the win. He struck out 5, allowing 6 hits and 3 runs. He threw 47 pitches in the 2nd inning, but just 65 pitches in the other 5 innings.
The win puts the Red Sox 10 games out of 1st place and just 1 game behind in the Wild Card. The Red Sox and Yankees play the 2nd game of the 4 game series Friday night with the pregame starting at 6:10 and 1st pitch at 7:10. Andrew Cashner, 9-5 but 0-2 with the Red Sox will start for Boston. Hear this and every Red Sox game on AM 1370 WDEA in the Ellsworth and Bar Harbor area and The Rock 101.9 FM, WOZI in Presque Isle