Gardy Party! Yankees rally past Red Sox 9-6 for 17-1 surge

NEW YORK (AP) When it comes to Brett Gardner, first-year Yankees manager Aaron Boone believes in metrics and makeup.

Even as Gardner's batting average dipped under .200, Boone was optimistic. For starters, Gardner's exit velocities and other advanced stats indicated a breakout was coming. Plus, the speedy leadoff man was still getting on base.

It wasn't just the numbers, though.

''He's just a broad-shouldered, tough player,'' Boone said. ''He just has a way of competing in the biggest spots.''

Gardner capped a slump-busting performance with a go-ahead, two-run triple off Craig Kimbrel in the eighth inning, Aaron Judge followed with a homer and New York rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-6 Wednesday night for its 17th victory in 18 games.

Kimbrel entered with two on and one out to face Gardner seeking the first five-out save of his career. Gardner drilled a full-count pitch into left-center, well over the head of center fielder Mookie Betts, who was playing shallow. Neil Walker scored easily from third and rookie Gleyber Torres raced from first and slid past a lunging tag attempted by catcher Christian Vazquez.

''There's just a toughness that he plays the game with,'' Boone said of Gardner. ''Tonight, I was happy to see him break through.''

Judge followed with a line drive to center measured at 117 mph off the bat, his ninth homer of the season. He had three hits, three RBIs and a diving catch in right field as New York won its eighth straight overall and 11th in a row at home.

New York (26-10) broke a tie with Boston for first place in the AL East and has sole possession of the best record in the majors for the first time since July 27, 2012. The Yankees are on a 35-8 tear in the Bronx since Sept. 2, including the postseason, and at 16-5 have the best home record in the majors this year.

Fans at a sold-out Yankee Stadium went wild in the eighth. Judge compared it to the postseason atmosphere last October, and the party spilled over onto River Avenue so loudly it could still be heard back inside the stadium 15 minutes after the game.

''It's May, and it was bedlam,'' Boone said. ''It was fun to be a part of that.''

Aroldis Chapman pitched the ninth for his ninth save. J.D. Martinez got a hit off Chapman and ran into the closer trying to round first base. Martinez argued for interference, but the umpires held him at first on a grounder hit inside the bag. Chapman struck out Mitch Moreland to end it.

The 34-year-old Gardner doubled and scored twice earlier in the game after hitting .147 without an extra-base hit over his previous 19 games. Boone predicted before the game that a breakout was imminent, citing internal metrics and an appreciation for Gardner's steady approach.

''The longer you're around and the older you get, the more you realize that you can't get too excited about maybe one or two good games and you can't get too down about one or two bad weeks,'' Gardner said. ''You just have to keep working.''

The Yankees had walk-off wins in three of their previous five home games. This rally came an inning earlier.

Kimbrel replaced Matt Barnes (0-1) after a double by Walker and a one-out walk to Torres. It was the second blown save in four appearances for Kimbrel, who recently became the fastest reliever to 300 career saves.

Red Sox manager Alex Cora said the team had planned to be aggressive with Kimbrel because he hadn't pitched since Saturday.

''Today was the day we were like, `You know what? He's rested enough and we know they've been coming back against a lot of teams,''' Cora said.

Hanley Ramirez put Boston ahead 6-5 with a two-run homer in the seventh. Ramirez turned on a hanging slider from reliever Chad Green and crushed it deep into the second deck in left field for his fourth homer.

Giancarlo Stanton drove in two with a go-ahead double off Rick Porcello in the third inning a day after hitting a pair of solo homers in a 3-2 Yankees victory. It was the first time Stanton had RBIs in consecutive games this season, and he improved to 10 for 19 with seven RBIs against Boston during his first season in pinstripes.

Moreland and Andrew Benintendi homered as Boston chased Masahiro Tanaka after 5 1/3 innings. Tanaka allowed four runs.

Yankees reliever Jonathan Holder (1-1) cleaned up a mess left by Chasen Shreve in the eighth, getting Benintendi to ground out with the bases loaded.

Porcello allowed five runs in 5 1/3 innings - his first time giving up three or more runs this season.

TUNED IN

Tuesday's 3-2 win by the Yankees in the series opener was the highest-rated game on the YES Network since Derek Jeter's home finale in 2014, drawing more than 600,000 total viewers. It was the first time Boston and New York met with the majors' two best records since 2002, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Red Sox: LHP David Price was diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome after twice experiencing numbness in his pitching hand this season. Cora called it ''good news compared to anything else.'' Price will throw at Yankee Stadium on Thursday before being re-evaluated.

Yankees: 1B Greg Bird is set to begin a rehab assignment Thursday with Class A Tampa as he works back from ankle surgery on March 27. He had been playing in extended spring training.

UP NEXT

Left-handers CC Sabathia and Eduardo Rodriguez face each other in the series finale. The 37-year-old Sabathia has allowed just one earned run in four starts since returning to the Yankees from a brief DL stint. Rodriguez struck out 10 last time out against Texas, but he's also allowed five earned runs in each of his past two outings.

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BOS25-11
0200112006121
NYY26-10
10301004X9120
  • W: J. Holder (1-1)L: M. Barnes (0-1)S: A. Chapman (9)
  • HR: BOS - H. Ramirez (4), M. Moreland (6), A. Benintendi (2), NYY - A. Judge (9)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
M. Betts CF40000112.347.428.7971.2240.5
A. Benintendi LF32111203.246.340.413.7539.0
H. Ramirez DH51121021.291.357.441.7986.0
J. Martinez RF40200100.351.399.6121.0113.0
X. Bogaerts SS52300022.333.360.571.9315.0
M. Moreland 1B41121124.342.407.6711.0787.0
E. Nunez 2B30110000.240.267.384.6513.0
R. Devers 3B40200022.259.305.446.7511.0
S. Leon C20100001.171.227.244.4711.0
a- B. Holt PH10000000.333.393.510.9030.0
C. Vazquez C10000012.194.250.237.487-0.5
  • a-lined out for Leon in the 7th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
B. Gardner LF53320001.214.329.294.62312.0
A. Judge RF43331101.308.429.5791.00813.0
D. Gregorius SS40000123.291.382.6221.0040.0
G. Stanton DH41120011.237.327.504.8315.5
G. Sanchez C30210000.205.285.492.7763.0
A. Hicks CF20010113.225.343.375.7183.5
N. Walker 1B41100014.200.287.253.5402.5
M. Andujar 3B40100011.272.288.474.7620.5
G. Torres 2B31100102.333.381.491.8723.0
    BATTING
    • 2B - X. Bogaerts (11), E. Nunez (9)
    • HR - A. Benintendi (2), H. Ramirez (4), M. Moreland (6)
    • SF - E. Nunez
    • RBI - A. Benintendi (18), H. Ramirez 2 (21), M. Moreland 2 (19), E. Nunez (10)
    • 2-Out RBI - H. Ramirez 2 (10)
    BATTING
    • 2B - B. Gardner 2 (5), G. Stanton (8), N. Walker (5)
    • 3B - B. Gardner
    • HR - A. Judge (9)
    • SF - G. Sanchez, A. Hicks (3)
    • RBI - B. Gardner 2 (12), A. Judge 3 (27), G. Stanton 2 (23), G. Sanchez (29), A. Hicks (12)
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - A. Hicks (4)
    FIELDING
    • DP - (Nunez-Bogaerts-Moreland)
    • E - R. Porcello (2)
    FIELDING
    • DP - 2 (Gregorius-Torres-Walker; Torres-Gregorius-Walker)
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    R. Porcello5.18553302.790.950.5
    B. Johnson1.00000005.681.533.0
    C. Smith (H, 4)0.21000103.861.54-0.5
    M. Barnes (L, 0-1) (H, 8)0.11221003.681.09-9.0
    C. Kimbrel (BS, 2)0.22220212.350.85-3.0
    PITCHERSIP
    R. Porcello5.1
    B. Johnson1.0
    C. Smith (H, 4)0.2
    M. Barnes (L, 0-1) (H, 8)0.1
    C. Kimbrel (BS, 2)0.2
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    M. Tanaka5.18442324.661.102.5
    C. Green (BS, 2)1.22221212.701.05-1.0
    C. Shreve0.11001103.381.28-1.5
    J. Holder (W, 1-1)0.20001105.791.186.5
    A. Chapman (S, 9)1.01000301.590.8210.5
    PITCHERSIP
    M. Tanaka5.1
    C. Green (BS, 2)1.2
    C. Shreve0.1
    J. Holder (W, 1-1)0.2
    A. Chapman (S, 9)1.0
    PITCHING
    • HBP - R. Porcello (3)
    • Pitches-Strikes - R. Porcello 91-51, B. Johnson 14-9, C. Smith 12-6, M. Barnes 13-5, C. Kimbrel 18-13
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - R. Porcello 7-5, B. Johnson 1-2, C. Smith 1-0, M. Barnes 1-0
    • Batters Faced - R. Porcello 27, B. Johnson 3, C. Smith 3, M. Barnes 3, C. Kimbrel 4
    PITCHING
    • IBB - J. Holder
    • Pitches-Strikes - M. Tanaka 91-60, C. Green 33-21, C. Shreve 12-7, J. Holder 9-5, A. Chapman 20-16
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Tanaka 6-5, J. Holder 1-0
    • Batters Faced - M. Tanaka 24, C. Green 8, C. Shreve 3, J. Holder 3, A. Chapman 4
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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    BOS25-11
    0200112006121
    NYY26-10
    10301004X9120
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    M. Betts CF40000112.347.428.7971.2240.5
    A. Benintendi LF32111203.246.340.413.7539.0
    H. Ramirez DH51121021.291.357.441.7986.0
    J. Martinez RF40200100.351.399.6121.0113.0
    X. Bogaerts SS52300022.333.360.571.9315.0
    M. Moreland 1B41121124.342.407.6711.0787.0
    E. Nunez 2B30110000.240.267.384.6513.0
    R. Devers 3B40200022.259.305.446.7511.0
    S. Leon C20100001.171.227.244.4711.0
    a- B. Holt PH10000000.333.393.510.9030.0
    C. Vazquez C10000012.194.250.237.487-0.5
    Total366126351017-----
    • a-lined out for Leon in the 7th
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    B. Gardner LF53320001.214.329.294.62312.0
    A. Judge RF43331101.308.429.5791.00813.0
    D. Gregorius SS40000123.291.382.6221.0040.0
    G. Stanton DH41120011.237.327.504.8315.5
    G. Sanchez C30210000.205.285.492.7763.0
    A. Hicks CF20010113.225.343.375.7183.5
    N. Walker 1B41100014.200.287.253.5402.5
    M. Andujar 3B40100011.272.288.474.7620.5
    G. Torres 2B31100102.333.381.491.8723.0
    Total33912914616-----
      BATTING
      • 2B - X. Bogaerts (11), E. Nunez (9)
      • HR - A. Benintendi (2), H. Ramirez (4), M. Moreland (6)
      • SF - E. Nunez
      • RBI - A. Benintendi (18), H. Ramirez 2 (21), M. Moreland 2 (19), E. Nunez (10)
      • 2-Out RBI - H. Ramirez 2 (10)
      BATTING
      • 2B - B. Gardner 2 (5), G. Stanton (8), N. Walker (5)
      • 3B - B. Gardner
      • HR - A. Judge (9)
      • SF - G. Sanchez, A. Hicks (3)
      • RBI - B. Gardner 2 (12), A. Judge 3 (27), G. Stanton 2 (23), G. Sanchez (29), A. Hicks (12)
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - A. Hicks (4)
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Nunez-Bogaerts-Moreland)
      • E - R. Porcello (2)
      FIELDING
      • DP - 2 (Gregorius-Torres-Walker; Torres-Gregorius-Walker)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      R. Porcello5.18553302.790.950.5
      B. Johnson1.00000005.681.533.0
      C. Smith (H, 4)0.21000103.861.54-0.5
      M. Barnes (L, 0-1) (H, 8)0.11221003.681.09-9.0
      C. Kimbrel (BS, 2)0.22220212.350.85-3.0
      Total8.01299461---
      PITCHERSIP
      R. Porcello5.1
      B. Johnson1.0
      C. Smith (H, 4)0.2
      M. Barnes (L, 0-1) (H, 8)0.1
      C. Kimbrel (BS, 2)0.2
      Total8.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      M. Tanaka5.18442324.661.102.5
      C. Green (BS, 2)1.22221212.701.05-1.0
      C. Shreve0.11001103.381.28-1.5
      J. Holder (W, 1-1)0.20001105.791.186.5
      A. Chapman (S, 9)1.01000301.590.8210.5
      Total9.012665103---
      PITCHERSIP
      M. Tanaka5.1
      C. Green (BS, 2)1.2
      C. Shreve0.1
      J. Holder (W, 1-1)0.2
      A. Chapman (S, 9)1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • HBP - R. Porcello (3)
      • Pitches-Strikes - R. Porcello 91-51, B. Johnson 14-9, C. Smith 12-6, M. Barnes 13-5, C. Kimbrel 18-13
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - R. Porcello 7-5, B. Johnson 1-2, C. Smith 1-0, M. Barnes 1-0
      • Batters Faced - R. Porcello 27, B. Johnson 3, C. Smith 3, M. Barnes 3, C. Kimbrel 4
      PITCHING
      • IBB - J. Holder
      • Pitches-Strikes - M. Tanaka 91-60, C. Green 33-21, C. Shreve 12-7, J. Holder 9-5, A. Chapman 20-16
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Tanaka 6-5, J. Holder 1-0
      • Batters Faced - M. Tanaka 24, C. Green 8, C. Shreve 3, J. Holder 3, A. Chapman 4
      • 8TH INNING
        Judge homered to center, Gardner scored69
        Gardner tripled to deep center, Walker and Torres scored67
      • 7TH INNING
        Ramirez homered to left, Benintendi scored65
      • 6TH INNING
        Nunez hit sacrifice fly to center, Bogaerts scored45
      • 5TH INNING
        Sanchez hit sacrifice fly to center, Judge scored35
        Benintendi homered to right34
      • 3RD INNING
        Hicks hit sacrifice fly to center, Stanton scored24
        Stanton doubled to deep right, Gardner and Judge scored23
      • 2ND INNING
        Moreland homered to right center, Bogaerts scored21
      • 1ST INNING
        Judge singled to center, Gardner scored01
      • 9TH INNING
        • Aroldis Chapman relieved Jonathan Holder
        • H. Ramirez: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out swinging
        • J. Martinez: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Martinez singled to right
        • X. Bogaerts: Foul, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Bogaerts struck out swinging
        • M. Moreland: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Moreland struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 8TH INNING
        • Chasen Shreve relieved Chad Green
        • M. Moreland: Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Moreland walked
        • E. Nunez: Pickoff attempt, Foul, Nunez doubled to left, Moreland to third
        • R. Devers: Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Devers struck out swinging
        • Jonathan Holder relieved Chasen Shreve
        • C. Vazquez: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Vazquez struck out swinging
        • M. Betts: Betts intentionally walked
        • A. Benintendi: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Benintendi grounded out to shortstop
        • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • Matt Barnes relieved Carson Smith
        • N. Walker: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Walker doubled to deep left
        • M. Andujar: Ball, Ball, Andujar grounded out to second, Walker to third
        • G. Torres: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Torres walked
        • Craig Kimbrel relieved Matt Barnes
        • B. Gardner: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Foul, Gardner tripled to deep center, Walker and Torres scored
        • A. Judge: Foul, Ball, Foul, Judge homered to center, Gardner scored
        • D. Gregorius: Foul, Strike looking, Foul tip, Gregorius struck out on foul tip
        • G. Stanton: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Stanton struck out swinging
        • End of the 8th (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 7TH INNING
        • Brock Holt hit for Sandy Leon
        • B. Holt: Strike looking, Strike looking, Holt popped out to shortstop
        • M. Betts: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Betts lined out to left
        • A. Benintendi: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Benintendi walked
        • H. Ramirez: Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Ramirez homered to left, Benintendi scored
        • J. Martinez: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Martinez singled to center
        • X. Bogaerts: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Bogaerts struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 7th (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Christian Vazquez catching
        • D. Gregorius: Ball, Gregorius lined out to left
        • Carson Smith relieved Brian Johnson
        • G. Stanton: Ball, Stanton grounded out to shortstop
        • G. Sanchez: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Sanchez singled to left
        • A. Hicks: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Hicks struck out looking
        • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • X. Bogaerts: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Bogaerts doubled to deep center
        • M. Moreland: Foul, Ball, Ball, Moreland grounded out to second, Bogaerts to third
        • Chad Green relieved Masahiro Tanaka
        • E. Nunez: Nunez hit sacrifice fly to center, Bogaerts scored
        • R. Devers: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul tip, Devers struck out on foul tip
        • Middle of the 6th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • R. Porcello Pitching:
        • M. Andujar: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Andujar struck out swinging
        • G. Torres: Ball, Ball, Ball, Torres singled to left
        • Brian Johnson relieved Rick Porcello
        • B. Gardner: Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Gardner reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Torres out at second
        • A. Judge: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Judge flied out to right
        • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 5TH INNING
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • M. Betts: Strike looking, Strike looking, Betts grounded out to pitcher
        • A. Benintendi: Strike looking, Benintendi homered to right
        • H. Ramirez: Ramirez flied out to deep left
        • J. Martinez: Strike looking, Ball, Martinez lined out to right
        • Middle of the 5th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • R. Porcello Pitching:
        • A. Judge: Judge reached on an infield single to pitcher, Judge to second on Porcello fielding error
        • D. Gregorius: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Gregorius walked
        • G. Stanton: Ball, Stanton hit by pitch, Judge to third, Gregorius to second
        • G. Sanchez: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Sanchez hit sacrifice fly to center, Judge scored
        • A. Hicks: Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Hicks reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Gregorius to third, Stanton out at second
        • N. Walker: Foul, Walker lined out to left
        • End of the 5th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
      • 4TH INNING
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • E. Nunez: Ball, Foul, Nunez lined out to center
        • R. Devers: Devers singled to center
        • S. Leon: Strike looking, Ball, Leon grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Devers out at second
        • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • R. Porcello Pitching:
        • M. Andujar: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Andujar flied out to deep right
        • G. Torres: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Torres grounded out to third
        • B. Gardner: Gardner grounded out to first
        • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 3RD INNING
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • A. Benintendi: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Benintendi walked
        • H. Ramirez: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ramirez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Benintendi out at second
        • J. Martinez: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Martinez walked
        • X. Bogaerts: Bogaerts singled to center, Martinez to second
        • M. Moreland: Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Moreland struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • R. Porcello Pitching:
        • B. Gardner: Ball, Ball, Gardner doubled to center
        • A. Judge: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Judge walked
        • D. Gregorius: Gregorius grounded out to first, Gardner to third, Judge to second
        • G. Stanton: Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Stanton doubled to deep right, Gardner and Judge scored
        • G. Sanchez: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Sanchez singled to left, Stanton to third
        • A. Hicks: Foul, Hicks hit sacrifice fly to center, Stanton scored
        • N. Walker: Ball, Ball, Walker flied out to center
        • End of the 3rd (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • J. Martinez: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Martinez grounded out to shortstop
        • X. Bogaerts: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Bogaerts singled to left
        • M. Moreland: Ball, Ball, Moreland homered to right center, Bogaerts scored
        • E. Nunez: Nunez flied out to right
        • R. Devers: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Devers reached on an infield single to pitcher
        • S. Leon: Strike looking, Leon singled to shallow center, Devers to second
        • M. Betts: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Betts grounded into fielder's choice to third, Leon out at second
        • Middle of the 2nd (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • R. Porcello Pitching:
        • G. Sanchez: Strike looking, Sanchez grounded out to pitcher
        • A. Hicks: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Hicks walked
        • N. Walker: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Walker struck out looking
        • M. Andujar: Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Andujar reached on an infield single to third, Hicks to second
        • G. Torres: Strike swinging, Ball, Hicks stole third, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Torres grounded out to third
        • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 1ST INNING
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • M. Betts: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Betts struck out swinging
        • A. Benintendi: Strike swinging, Foul, Benintendi flied out to center
        • H. Ramirez: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • R. Porcello Pitching:
        • B. Gardner: Ball, Ball, Gardner doubled to deep right center
        • A. Judge: Judge singled to center, Gardner scored
        • D. Gregorius: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Gregorius struck out swinging
        • G. Stanton: Strike looking, Stanton grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Judge out at second
        • End of the 1st (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)