Red Sox Fall to Yankees 6-5 in 11 Innings on Opening Day [VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox fell to the New York Yankees 6-5 in 11 innings on Opening Day in New York on Friday, April 8th as Josh Donaldson hit a walk-off single.
Boston took a 2-0 lead in the 1st inning as Rafael Devers hit a 2-run homer
The Red Sox added a run, when JD Martinez lined a double driving in Xander Bogaerts
Anthony Rizzo brought New York within 1 run, crushing a 2-run homer for the Yankees
Nathan Eovaldi ended up going 5 inning for the Red Sox, allowing 5 hits and 3 runs. He struck out 7 and walked 1.
Garrett Whitlock came on and went 2.1 innings. He gave up 2 hits and 1 run, while striking out 4 and didn't walk a batter
The Red Sox took a 5-4 lead in the 10th inning as Xander Bogaerts drove in Jonathan Arauz
The Red Sox may have lost Bogaerts with an apparent hamstring injury
Kutter Crawford took the loss allowing Donaldson's hit in the 11th. The Red Sox used 7 pitchers, but didn't call on Matt Barnes, their closer last year who was an All-Star in the 1st half but stumbled late.
The Red Sox and Yankees will play game 2 of the 3-game series Saturday afternoon. The pregame starts at 3:05 p.m. with the 1st pitch at 4:05 p.m. Hear the game on AM 1370 WDEA. Boston is expected to start Nick Pivetta with the Yankees countering with Luis Severino