Red Sox 1 Win From ALCS – Rout Yankees 16-1[VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox are 1 win away from a rematch with the Houston Astros in the American League Championship Series after spanking the New York Yankees 16-1 in Game 3 of the American League Division Series in New York on Monday, October 8th. The Red Sox lead the best of five series 2 games to 1.
Brock Holt, starting for the 1st time in the ALCS became the first player in postseason history to hit for the cycle! He drove in 4 runs, going 4-6. His 2 run homer in the 9th inning came off Austin Romine, a backup catcher who was pitching as the Yankees tried to preserve their bullpen.
Every Red Sox starter had at least 1 hit. The Red Sox had 18 hits, 13 of them singles. Andrew Benintendi had 3 runs batted in, Mookie Betts and JD Martinez each drove in 2 runs.
Nathan Eovaldi went 7 innings, allowing just 5 hits and 1 run for the Red Sox. He struck out 5 and didn't walk a batter.
The Red Sox can win the ALDS on Tuesday night when they play the Yankees in Game 4. The pregame starts at 7PM and first pitch at 8PM on AM 1370 WDEA. Rick Porcello pitches for the Red Sox.