Red Sox Thump Yankees 14-1 [VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees Tuesday night, 14-1, to improve to 9-1 on the season, their best start in franchise history. The Red Sox 9 game winning streak is their longest since they won 11 games in a row in 2016.
After 2 no decisions Chris Sale picked up his 1st win of the season throwing 6 innings allowing 8 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 8! It marked the 3rd straight start with 1 or less runs allowed to begin the season.
The Red Sox starting 3 batters of Mookie Betts, Andrew Benintendi and Hanley Ramirez went 8-9 with 3 doubles, a triple, a homer, 9 RBI's and 4 walks! Betts was 4-4 with 2 doubles, a grand slam, his 3rd career and walked once. Benintendi was 2-3, with a double, triple and drove in 2 runs. He walked twice, reaching base 4 times. Ramirez was 2-2 with 3 runs batted in, a walk, sacrifice fly and stolen base.
The Red Sox batted around in the 6th inning.
As good as the pitching and offense has been this year, the defense has been even better. The Red Sox haven't committed an error in any of their first 10 games, the longest streak by any Major League team to begin a season since at least 1940!
The Red Sox will send David Price to the mound Wednesday, April 11th when they play the Yankees in the 2nd game of the series. The pregame begins at 6:25 and 1st pitch at 7:10 PM on AM 1370 WDEA.