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Red Sox 3, Yankees 0: No shutout streak ends as Yanks settle for series split

July 17th, 2017 at 12:14 AM
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DotF: Rutherford hits game-winning homer, extends hit streak

Source: FanGraphs

A series win continues to elude the Yankees. The Yankees dropped the second game of Sunday’s doubleheader 3-0 to the Red Sox after winning the first game by the same score. The two teams split the four-game series as well. New York is now 0-7-2 in their last nine series. They haven’t gone this long between series wins since 1991, which was an awful season. Let’s recap the second game of the doubleheader with bullpen points:

  • Tanaka’s One Mistake: Masahiro Tanaka pitched better than his line (7.2 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 9 K) would lead you to believe. He made one mistake, which of course was hit for a home run, because every mistake is hit for a home run in 2017. Mookie Betts cranked a two-run homer over the Green Monster on a hanging slider in the third inning. The third run was stupid. Betts should have been out twice on his infield double â?? Starlin Castro and Garrett Cooper both threw the ball away on that play â?? then two grounders …

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