In the last series of the regular season between these arch rivals, first blood went to the New York Yankees in a 6-2 victory. CC Sabathia did what he’s done all year for New York and that is dominate Boston.
If it seems to you that the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox seem to be playing each other every other week, you’re not mistaken.
With Houston Astros still under deluge from last weekend’s hurricane, this series was shifted to St Petersburg after the two teams couldn’t agree on proper compensation to play it in Arlington.
Boston Red Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a narrow 6-5 win at Toronto on Monday and will look to build on that on Tuesday. Prior to this dip, the Red Sox had been on a 16-4 tear to create a 5.5 game cushion in the AL East.
The Cleveland Indians are rounding into shape as the baseball season heads into the home stretch. They are 16-9 in August punctuated by an incredible sweep this weekend of the Royals where they outscored them 20-0.
The New York Mets won Friday’s night’s series opener with Washington Nationals 4-2 on the strength of their ace pitcher Jacob deGrom firing blanks for seven innings, before finally allowing a run with two outs in the eighth.
Kansas City Royals must have known that against a red-hot Indians team, their best bet to create momentum would be on Friday night. That’s because Cleveland Indians was just coming off a four-game series with Boston including a game that ended late Thursday night.
It has not been a good month for the Kansas City Royals. They stormed out of the gate to start the second half of the season, going 11-5 which brought them neck and neck with the Cleveland Indians heading into August.
For the second game in a row, the Boston Red Sox blew open a close game against a suddenly vulnerable Cleveland Indians bullpen. Such is the value of Andrew Miller who was placed on the 10-day DL after…
When the Texas Rangers traded away Jonathan Lucroy and Yu Darvish at the trade deadline, that was supposed to indicate they were waving the white flag on their season.