Published: Mon, October 08, 2018
Sport | By Gary Shelton

David Price’s playoff woes continue as Yankees even series with Red Sox

David Price’s playoff woes continue as Yankees even series with Red Sox

Sanchez's second homer (off of Eduardo Rodriguez's 92.7 miles per hour fastball) went an estimated 479 feet - making him only the second Yankee catcher in Postseason history with two home runs in one playoff game.

The Red Sox are deciding between right-handers Rick Porcello and Nathan Eovaldi for the third game of the series, Cora said Saturday (via Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston). Because the Red Sox won Game 1 when Giancarlo Stanton and Gleyber Torres failed to hit in the clutch, and the Yankees copped Game 2 by punishing David Price again, Game 3 falls into the category of "The Biggest Game Of The Year" for each club because the victor moves nine innings away from advancing to the ALCS.

Severino's home-road splits have been fairly significant this season.

The steep, sloping stands and intimate dimensions of Fenway Park, the "lyric little bandbox" of Updike's famous depiction, seem created to cause the impression, particularly on cool October nights, of walls closing in on the unsuspecting opponent standing at the center of its diamond.

Sanchez followed with another solo blast atop the left-field wall in the second inning. His presence evoked one of the unique aspects of a winner-take-all postseason game: a starting pitcher on standby to enter in relief.

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For the Red Sox to salvage this game, their beleaguered bullpen would have to keep the Yankees' offense at bay for the rest of the game, and their own lineup would need to chip away at what was then a three-run lead against Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka and the army of flamethrowing relievers they had in reserve.

"I like that song too actually", Boone said.

Boston's Ian Kinsler responded with a run-scoring double in the seventh but the Red Sox came no closer. His first pitch of the game bounced shy of the plate.

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"When it's on the line, you just want to perform". Those are the same Yanks who won a wildcard game against Oakland at home and didn't lose a playoff game (5-0) in the Bronx in 2017. "For us to be on the other side, kind of getting excited about our games and getting some energy toward playing, it just helps us play better". "I'm pretty thrilled with the no walks".

"I know he'll be better". I had good command.

"I've got to tell you there's nothing like this season", admitted Sanchez.

The Astros, who beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in last year's World Series, can sweep out the Indians with a victory in game three on Monday in Cleveland. Now he's a rookie manager, leading a group of Baby Bombers that reached Game 7 of the AL Championship Series a year ago before losing to Houston.

It was the longest home run of the postseason - for about five innings.

Houston jumped ahead 2-1 in the sixth after Altuve singled, Bregman walked and Gonzalez followed with a two-run double to rightfield.

The National League playoffs resume Sunday with Milwaukee at Colorado and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta, both visiting clubs trying to complete series sweeps.

The home run against Price was Sanchez's lone at-bat against the Sox lefty starter, as Boston manager Alex Cora-whose managing style will never be confused with Grady Little-pulled Price after only 42 pitches.

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