(Aaron Judge in the batting cage this past July – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees’ offense in their 100-win regular season showed signs of being one of the greatest offenses in team history.
They hit a franchise-record 267 home runs, with five players hitting 27 or more homers, including 38 from Giancarlo Stanton to lead the team in his first year in pinstripes.
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(Aaron Boone on Friday afternoon at Yankee Stadium – Photo by Jason Schott)
Yankees Manager Aaron Boone had a successful season in his first year at the helm, navigating his team to 100 wins in the regular season as they dealt with injuries to slugger Aaron Judge and the pitching staff.
In the playoffs, they beat the Oakland A’s in the Wild Card Game, but they lost in four games to the Boston Red Sox in the ALDS.
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(Yankee Stadium on Friday morning – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees season ended on Tuesday night when they lost to the Boston Red Sox in the ALDS. The Yankees won 100 games in the regular season, then beat the Oakland A’s in the one-game Wild Card playoff before losing to Boston in four games.
Yankees Manager Aaron Boone and General Manager Brian Cashman held their farewell press conferences on Friday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
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(Yankees Manager Aaron Boone)
The Yankees suffered the worst playoff loss in their franchise’s history on Monday night, as they lost, 16-1, to Boston in Game 3 of the ALDS.
Trailing 2-1 in the series, the Yankees are sending veteran CC Sabathia to the mound for Game 4 on Tuesday night in the hopes of keeping the series going. Boston is sending 17-game winner Rick Porcello to the mound to try to end the series.
Yankees Manager Aaron Boone addressed the media on Tuesday afternoon ahead of Game 4, and here is what he had to say:
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(Nathan Eovaldi – @RedSox)
The Red Sox rolled to a 16-1 win over the Yankees, in Game 3 of the ALDS on Monday night at Yankee Stadium.
Boston now leads the series, 2-1, and they can close it out at The Stadium Tuesday night.
This was the largest margin of defeat for the Yankees in a postseason game, 15 runs. It was also the largest defeat by a home team in Major League postseason history.
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Game 3 of the ALDS between the Yankees and Red Sox is on Monday night at Yankee Stadium, with the series tied at one game apiece after the teams split over the weekend at Fenway Park.
The Yankees’ starting pitcher will be Luis Severino, who had a nice outing in last Wednesday’s Wild Card Game, and Nathan Eovaldi, who pitched for the Yankees a couple years ago, will be going for the Red Sox.
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(The Judge’s Chambers – Photo by Jason Schott)
During the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, the Yankees will honor heroes in the Judge’s Chambers.
The Yankees will host families of fallen NYPD officers for Game 3 on Monday night, and American Red Cross volunteers who assisted with relief efforts of Hurricane Florence for Game 4 on Tuesday night.
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(David Ortiz of the Red Sox getting a hit in front of Yankees catcher Jorge Posada)
The 2004 American League Championship Series is remembered for the Red Sox’s historic comeback from a 3-0 deficit to stun the Yankees.
The most memorable moments were the Red Sox coming back against Mariano Rivers in Game 4, including Dave Roberts’ stolen base, followed by Bill Mueller’s liner back up the middle to score him with the tying run in the eighth inning; Ortiz’s walk-off homer that night; Curt Schilling’s heroic effort and his bloody sock in Game 6, and the Red Sox blowing out the Yankees 10-3 in Game 7.
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(Gary Sanchez watching one of his home runs – @Yankees)
The Yankees, backed by a pair of home runs from Gary Sanchez and one from Aaron Judge, rolled to a 6-2 win over the Red Sox in Game 2 of the ALDS at Fenway Park to even the series.
The Yankees now have a chance to clinch the series at home, as the next two are at Yankee Stadium, Monday and Tuesday nights.
The Yankees were 6-0 at home in last year’s playoffs and won the Wild Card Game at The Stadium Wednesday night, so it is a realistic possibility that they can close it out at home and not have to return to Boston.
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The Yankees will be looking to even up the ALDS with the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 on Saturday night at Fenway Park.
Boston needs to hold serve and preserve home field with a win to guarantee that they can get the series back to Boston for a Game 5, if necessary, because the Yankees have turned their building into an imposing place to play in the postseason.
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