Red Sox Sweep Doubleheader from Yankees Winning Nightcap 4-1
The Boston Red Sox swept the New York Yankees, winning the night game of the day/night doubleheader 4-1. They had won the day game 6-2.. The win was their 4th in a row, and Boston is now 4-0 this year when wearing the yellow, Nike City Connect Uniforms.
Sunday night Brayan Bellow went 7.0 strong innings, allowing just 4 hits and 1 run. He set a career high with 8 strikeouts and walked 3.
Josh Winckowski pitched the 8th inning striking out 1. Kenley Jansen recorded his 15th save of the season, striking out 2 in the 9th inning.
Alex Verdugo went 2-4 and extended his season-long hitting streak to 9 games.
Tristan Casas was 1-3 with a 2-run double in the 5th inning.
Kike Hernandez was 1-4 with a RBI double. He now has 13 runs batted in over his last 21 games.
With the game tied 1-1 Jarren Duran made a huge catch in the triangle in centerfield
Boston heads out on the road. They play 4 games at Minnesota against the Twins and then 3 games next weekend in Chicago against the White Sox. Monday night's pregame begins at 6:40 p.m. with the 1st pitch at 7:40 p.m. Hear the game on AM 1370 WDEA in Downeast Maine and on 101.9 The Rock in Aroostook County.