Game 112: Yankees at Red Sox lineups and notes
Here are the lineups:
|RED SOX (77-34)||YANKEES (68-40)|
|Betts RF||Gardner LF|
|Benintendi LF||Stanton DH|
|Moreland 1B||Gregorius SS|
|Martinez DH||Hicks CF|
|Bogaerts SS||Torres 2B|
|Núñez 3B||Bird 1B|
|Holt 2B||Andujar 3B|
|León C||Romine C|
|Bradley Jr. CF||Robinson RF|
Pitching: RHP Nathan Eovaldi (4-4, 3.80).
Pitching: RHP Chance Adams (MLB debut).
Game time: 4:05 p.m.
TV/Radio: NESN, YES, FS1 / WEEI.
Red Sox vs. Adams: No history.
Yankees vs. Eovaldi: Gregorius 5-9, Hicks 2-9, Gardner 1-4, Stanton 1-3, Andujar 1-3, Robinson 1-3, Torres 0-3, Walker 0-3.
Stat of the Day: Steve Pearce is the first Red Sox player with four home runs over two games against the Yankees since David Ortiz July 4-5, 2003. Pearce is 4 for 8 in the series with eight RBIs.
Rev it up: The Sox are 13 for 13 in stolen bases against the Yankees this season, 5 for 5 in this series. The Sox lead the majors with 87 steals and have been caught only 17 times.
The Yankee clipper: Mookie Betts is 19 of 43 (.442) against the Yankees this season with 11 extra-base hits, nine RBI and 14 runs in 11 games.
Seems like damage: The Sox have outscored the Yankees 19-8 in the first two games of the series and have 14 extra-base hits.
Other notes: The Sox have a 7.5-game lead in the AL East with 51 games to play. They have won six of seven and 21 of 26 . . . The Yankees have lost three straight and allowed 26 runs in those games . . . The Sox are 40-15 at home, 4-1 against the Yankees. They have outscored the Yankees 46-22 at Fenway . . . Nathan Eovaldi makes his second career start against the Yankees and second this season. He faced the Yankees on June 15 while a member of the Rays and allowed five runs on eight hits over 7⅓ innings . . . The Yankees are calling up Chance Adams to make the start and his MLB debut. The 23-year-old was 3-5 with a 4.50 ERA in 21 starts for Triple A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The former fifth-round pick in 2015 has allowed 81 hits and 48 walks over 98 innings . . . Eduardo Nunez is 11 of 28 in his last seven games with four extra-base hits and five RBIs.
Song of the Day: “Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns N’ Roses.
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