ALDS: Brock Holt, Red Sox take series lead vs. Yankees


Their ace got booed off the mound, loudly.

"You could always get an all-hands-on-deck situation any one of these games that come up", added Boone. And their backup catcher wound up pitching. As of Monday morning, 58 percent of public bets are being placed on host NY.

Andrew Benintendi highlighted a seven-run fourth inning with a bases-clearing double, Brock Holt hit for the first cycle in postseason history, and the visiting Boston Red Sox rolled to a 16-1 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 3 of the American League Division Series on Monday night.

The Yankees must win both Game 4 and Game 5 in order to advance to meet the Astros in the ALCS.

"We feel like CC physically is in a good place right now coming off a really good start at the end of the year", said Aaron Boone yesterday.

By the same token, the Yankees got emasculated on their home field on Monday night. "And tomorrow's obviously do or die".

TBS reported Severino began warming up only 10 minutes before the game, and he certainly looked out of sorts from the start in misty weather. And, in Game Two, he didn't let Masahiro Tanaka go through the middle of the lineup a third time even though Tanaka had pitched well up to that point.

Angel Hernandez is a horrific umpire and it's insane Major League Baseball keeps running him out for playoff games.

Meanwhile, the Yankees' Game 3 starter, Luis Severino, was annoyed by Darling's suggestion that he was being too cavalier about his professional duties. Severino was pulled with no outs in the fourth inning after he allowed six runs on seven hits and two walks. Luke Voit walked on four pitches, and Kimbrel hit Neil Walker on a leg with his next pitch, forcing in a run.

By the seventh, the stands had started to empty.

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Then it was an inning each from Matt Barnes, Ryan Brasier and Sale, who became the second starting pitcher to handle the eighth inning this series (Porcello did it in Game 1).

The second-string catcher actually hit 90 miles per hour with his fastball.

By the ninth, backup catcher Austin Romine was on the mound for NY and he gave up a two-run homer to Holt that completed his cycle.

"Honestly, you get the feedback", Cora said.

The Boston Red Sox are beating the New York Yankees 10-1 tonight in Game 3 of the ALDS at Yankee Stadium.

Game times have already been released, and Red Sox-Astros will air in primetime on Saturday and Sunday from Boston.

"How does he know what time I normally go out?"

And when Boone did call for a reliever, he summoned a starter, Lance Lynn, rather than someone from the deep NY bullpen. "He's as bad as there is", said Martinez.

It was a sharp turnaround for Severino.

NY had not put a leadoff runner on until Kimbrel, a seven-time All-Star closer, walked Aaron Judge on four pitches leading off the ninth. The performance also alleviated fears in the Bronx - temporarily, anyway - the 24-year-old righty had put past playoff troubles behind him. Houston won the first matchup 2-1, on April 30 at Minute Maid Park. "I need a home run for a cycle, '" Holt said.