An MLB Game Day Preview – Boston Red Sox VS. New York Yankees – Yankees Stadium, Bronx, NY. (06.06.2021)
When: June 6, 2021
Where: Yankees Stadium – Bronx, NY
TV: Sunday – 7:08 PM EST | ESPN
6/6 – Garrett Richards (R) vs. Domingo German (R)
Boston Red Sox
New York Yankees
Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees Game Day Preview
On Sunday Night Baseball, the Red Sox will face the Yankees for the third time this season. On Friday and Saturday, the Red Sox won by scores of 5-2 and 7-3. Rafael Devers fueled their offense with 5 RBIs over the two games, bringing his season total to 48. This will be an exciting battle of the Boston Red Sox vs. the New York Yankees on primetime, national television. The two teams will not meet again until June 25.
The Yankees will try to avoid the sweep when they send Domingo German (4-3 3.27 ERA). This season, the Yankees have only been swept twice. First by the Rays in a three-game series, and second by the Tigers in a three-game series.
The Yankees’ slump continued on Saturday night when Enrique Hernandez snapped out of an 0-for-27 hitting slump when he hit an RBI double to take the lead.
The Yankees are 3-9 in their last 12 games. After Saturdays loss, they fell into fourth place in the American League East. They remain 5.5 games behind the first place Rays and 4 games behind the Red Sox.
To attempt to complete the sweep, the Red Sox will send Garrett Richards (4-4 3.75ERA) to the mound. He last pitched on Tuesday against the Astros. The Red Sox lost by a score of 5-1. His SO/9 is 7.8. That ranks him 52nd in the MLB in 2021. The Yankees strike out the tenth most in the MLB.
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