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ALDS Game 2: Sanchez Slams Sox To Help Yankees Even Series

(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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ALDS Game 2 Pregame: Yankees Manager Aaron Boone

(Aaron Boone)

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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ALDS Game 2 Pregame: Torres On How Yankees Can Even Series

(Gleyber Torres –¬† @Yankees)

The Yankees lost a nailbiter Friday night, 5-4, to the Red Sox in the first game of the ALDS.

The Yankees can take a lot of positives from the loss as they head into Game 2 Saturday night.¬†They nearly stole a win in a game started by Boston’s ace Chris Sale and their bullpen shut out the Red Sox for the final five innings after starter J.A. Happ left the game.

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ALDS Game 1: Kimbrel Closes Door On Yankee Comeback

(Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel – @RedSox)

The Yankees nearly made up a five-run deficit on Friday night at Fenway Park, but Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel closed them out in a 5-4 Boston victory.

It didn’t take long for the Red Sox to get to Yankees starter J.A. Happ, who pitched well against Boston in the regular season.

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Boone On Yankees Ahead Of Boston Battle: “We feel like we’re a really good club right now”

Aaron Boone authored one of the biggest moments in the long history of their rivalry with the Boston Red Sox when he hit the game-winning walk-off home run in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series in 2003.

Boone, now the Yankees Manager, is set to lead his team into battle against a 108-win Red Sox team in the Division Series, starting Friday night at Fenway Park.

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Yankees, Led By Early Ruling From Judge, Get By A’s

(Aaron Judge scoring early in the night – @Yankees)

The Yankees beat the Oakland A’s, 7-2, on Wednesday night in the American League Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium, led by home runs from Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton.

This sets up a matchup between the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox in the American League Division Series.

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Yankees’ Stanton On Wild Card Game: “We’ve got work to do”

(Giancarlo Stanton – @Yankees)

Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton will be playing in his first-ever postseason game on Wednesday night when the Yankees take on the Oakland A’s at Yankee Stadium in the American League Wild Card Game.

Stanton, who split time between the outfield and designated hitter, hit .266 with 38 home runs and 100 RBI in his first year in pinstripes.

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