Giancarlo Stanton became the first player to score Homer against Boston in six consecutive games, hitting a tiebreak, two series in the sixth inning, giving the Yankees a 4-2 win over the Red Sox on Saturday.
Anthony Rizzo hit for the second day in a row and started the Yankees ’return from an early backlog, tied two rounds in the fourth.
Yankees 4, Red Sox 2: Box Score | Play-by-Play
Luis Severino started for the Yankees for the first time since the 2019 American League Championship Series, as the Yankees improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2018.
Stanton broke a 2-2 draw when he threw a 0-1 slider from Nick Pivetta (0-1) into the front row of the stands on the left, a 437-foot drive above Boston’s bench. Stanton and Rizzo became the first players in Yankees history to be Homer together in both of the first two games of the season.
Stanton’s streak of six consecutive home-running games against the Red Sox includes driving in last year’s AL wild-card game, a 6-2 defeat to the Yankees.
Your players have played five games in a row against Boston: Mickey Mantle (1954), Ken Griffey Jr. (1996-97) and Jim Thome (1997).
After opening as a designated striker on Friday, Stanton played on the right field. Stanton hit nine of 35 Homers in 16 games as an outfielder last year.
Alex Verdugo hit Homer in two runs in the second inning of 31 drinks at Severin, who returned late last season from Tommy John’s surgery. The 28-year-old All-Star right-hander, winner of 19 games in 2018 allowed five goals in three plus substitutions, broke out five and passed none. He threw 65 throws, including 35 fast balls with four stitches that averaged 97.8 miles per hour.
Six reliefs followed Severin with an inning without a goal. Lucas Luetge (1-0) scored the sixth, and Aroldis Chapman avoided a mistake in throwing a new short player Isiah Kiner-Falef for his first defense.
Boston fell to 0-2 for the second season in a row.
Pivetta allowed four runs and four goals in 5 ⅔ innings.
At the peak of the defense, which was overshadowed by the defeat of Boston, Enrique Hernández jumped on the center fence of the field to kidnap Arona Judge from an extra base. The referee’s run would be a home run at 21 stadiums.
Alonso’s Grand Slam powers the Mets to a 3-0 record
WASHINGTON – Pete Alonso turned the baton when his first Grand Slam of his career broke a goalless draw in the fifth inning, then put his index finger to his mouth as if to silence the crowd after celebrating with teammates by the board, leading the Mets to a 5-0 victory. over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.
Chris Bassitt went through six innings in his debut at the Mets, and New York won for the third time in a row and opened Buck Showalter’s term as manager. The Mets outscored Washington 17-4 and will go on to the series on Sunday.
Mets 5, national 0: Box Score | Play-by-Play
Approximately 48 hours away from the bleeding of the lower lip from the field – part of a series of Mets lost in the first three games of the season, leading to an interruption of bench cleaning on Friday – Alonso sent 91 mph speed ball Joan Adona (0-1 ) over the fence on the left to 2-1.
The Mets filled the bases with one and a couple of walks against Adon, whose first appearance in the major leagues came on the last day of the 2021 regular season. dugout sang the refrain of his full name.
He took the ball off his face in the ninth inning of the first day, after teammate James McCann was hit twice earlier. Then the Mets show Francisco Lindor got the beans in the 2nd game, which caused a conflict on the field between the two clubs and two throws. The fifth goal came in the third inning on Saturday, when Starling Marte hit Adon with a circular curve – but this time, Showalter remained in his dugout, shining with his arms crossed.
The day after former Nationals starter Max Scherzer won his first start for New York, Bassitt – also an All-Star right-winger – did the same.
Bassitt (1-0), who arrived from Oakland Athletics in trade last month, has given up just three singles – of which only one has left the field – in six innings. He threw out eight and walked one.
Renewal of the Nationals attracted an audience of 21,369.