The Red Sox ruined the Yankees ’plans to open the series

Bobby Dalbec hit a solo homer in a tiebreak in the sixth inning, and the Boston Red Sox avoided a game at the start of the season against their longtime rival with a 4-3 win over the Yankees on Sunday night.

Boston reduced the lead in several series in the first two games in a row and did so again on Sunday. This time, the Red Sox have recovered, and Dalbec has joined assistant Clarke Schmidt (0-1) for his first of the season.


Red Sox 4, Yankees 3 | Box Score | Play-by-Play

The Red Sox have ended an eight-game regular season loss against the Yankees – a part that doesn’t include their win in last year’s American League Joker game. The rival will play only on July 7.

Right-handed rookie Kutter Crawford (1-1) scored two Boston 5 ⅔ failure changes to facilitate his first major league victory, and Jake Diekman scored the ninth for his first defense. JD Martinez had an RBI double, one of the team’s five goals.

Anthony Rizzo scored a 3-all with a single in two rounds in the fourth, scoring Yankees rookies Isiah Kiner-Falef and Jose Trevin after opening the inning with their first strikes in the tracks.

Rico and Giancarlo Stanton continued their turbulent starting seasons. Rizzo had a goal and walked twice, and Stanton had three goals. Both were home in each of the Yankees ’first two games, and Stanton hosted six consecutive games against the Red Sox, including the postseason.

Diekman knocked out Aaron Judge on 11 pitches to start the ninth, then swung both Stanton and Joey Gallo.

Dalbec hit 25 homers as a rookie last season, but overcame a .240 with 156 strikeouts in 133 games. He progressed dramatically in the second half, scoring 0.955 on base plus a percentage of decline and driving in 42 races in 61 games.

The Yankees starter, Jordan Montgomery, took down the ground floor of Xander Bogaerts at 103 miles per hour from his left knee in the first shift and fell to the ground screaming. He stayed in the game but gave up on Martinez’s RBI double match in the next attack and fell behind 2-0 after the first peak.

The Yankees forced Tanner Houck to throw 31 pitches at the bottom of the inning, but left the bases filled. The first substitution lasted 37 minutes, part of another slow Sox-Yanks game that took 3:40.

The Yankees ’leading player, Josh Donaldson, dropped out watching three times for the first time in his career. All three fought Houck.

Christian Arroyo of Boston made his first start in the big league in the right field and slipped to take away a goal from Gleyber Torres in the seventh.

The Red Sox used six pitchers, and New York needed five. The teams are combined for 31 throw-ins in a set of three games.

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – As much as the Tampa Bay Rays wanted Corey Kluber to have a chance to win the pitcher debut with his new team, a higher priority is to keep two-time Cy Young Award winner fresh and healthy.

The 36-year-old right-hander looked good in his first game since joining the AL East title defender, scoring 4 ⅔ goalless innings in an 8-0 win that ended the Baltimore Orioles ’opening game on Sunday.


Rays 8, Orioles 0 | Box Score | Play-by-Play

“I didn’t really control the count in the way I would have liked in the end,” Kluber said. “But at the end of the day, I made good pitches when I had to keep them out of traffic lights.”

Brandon Lowe hit Homer from two runs against Tyler Wells (0-1), while Wander Franco had his second game with three goals in three days and drove in a couple of sets, while the Rays beat the Orioles 15th in a row and tied the fastest start to the season in the history of the club.

Tampa Bay, which has 21-1 against Orioles since the beginning of last year, also started 3-0 in 2002 and 2012.

After a 110-game losing streak, Baltimore is 0-3 for the first time since 2007. The Orioles have never led in the series, hitting 37 times – the most in three games of the season in franchise history – and being 2 for 24 with runners in points. position.

“They have a really good pitcher, but we didn’t do a very good job swinging the sticks. We didn’t make them work a lot, ”said Orioles manager Brandon Hyde. “We can improve our shots with two shots, put more pressure on their defense. We have some guys arguing early. I would love to see them. We put too much pressure on ourselves. ”

The clubber, who played on his birthday for the first time in his career, allowed three goals, walked four and hit five in a game of 87 points.

Scoreboard: A box of results and summaries for the rest of Sunday’s action.

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred donated Bose headphones to first-league players on the opening day as a peaceful offer after a bitter 99-day blockade that delayed the start of the season.

Major League Baseball confirmed that the headphones and letter signed by Manfred were left in each player’s lockers when the teams began their seasons on Thursday and Friday. The present was first reported by The Athletic.

“Please accept this gift as a small gesture of my appreciation for the hard work that comes with being a major player and your respect for our incredible fans,” Manfred wrote. “Thank you for everything you do in a game that has such a rich history and deep meaning for our fans in the United States and around the world. We wish you good luck in a successful season. “

Manfred’s relationship with the players has become increasingly icy since he succeeded Bada Seliga as commissioner in 2014.

At a press conference announcing an agreement with the union to end this winter’s lockout, Manfred admitted that he had failed in his role as a diplomat towards the players and promised to improve the relationship.

Asked what Manfred could do to fix things this spring, players told the Associated Press that the commissioner could do more to introduce himself as game manager. At least one player, pitcher St. Louis Cardinals Adam Wainwright said he thought the damage was irreparable.

“Simply put, he’s not doing anything for us,” Wainwright said. “I know what it will be like, so Commissioner Manfred, don’t take it personally. That’s exactly what it looks like from a player’s point of view. “

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