New York responded with four runs off Porcello in the bottom half, including an RBI double by Carlos Beltran and a two-run homer by Dustin Ackley. Pineda was replaced by Bryan Mitchell in the top of the seventh, and finished with seven runs, all earned, on seven hits with four strikeouts and no walks across six innings.
The two homers Tuesday night gave Swihart three homers in his last four games, and hinted at his power that probably hasn’t fully developed.
As for how the workout went, Lovullo said: “I had my best workout, I felt really strong”.
David Ortiz put the pressure right back on Pineda with a double of his own, and while Pineda had a shot at a second out when Travis Shaw hit a tapper to the first base side of the mound, Pineda opted to try for the out at home, and Bogaerts slid in safe ahead of the tag to make it 2-0. Before Willis visited Porcello, Swihart hit a three-run home run to cap Boston’s first six-run inning in New York since September 26, 1989, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. “Kind of after Carl came out and woke me up a little bit, he told me to make a few adjustments, get the ball down and stop making mistakes”.
Maybe they do, but they also need to start hitting the ball.
“A lot of credit goes out to Rick for rebounding and working as free and easy as he did and giving us eight solid innings”. Michael Pineda had a poor start on Tuesday, putting his team in a six-run, first-inning hole.
“Obviously, it is important for me to swing the bat well”, Rodriguez said. “We’re just going to go out and go play and do what we’re doing”, Betts said.
It was the first multihomer game for Swihart, who entered with three long balls this season.
Center fielder Mookie Betts scored Boston’s first run and added a solo home run in the fifth as the Red Sox ran their winning streak to a season-high five games. “It just looked like his stuff was up and was flat”, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. Yet that’s what Porcello managed to do, as he settled down after that shaky opening frame to shut the door on the New York offense.
“There’s not alarm. That team’s playing really good baseball”. “Just need one more day”, Lovullo said.
The Red Sox did their part in eliminating the Yankees from the AL East race with a 10-4 win in New York, but with the Jays and Orioles getting rained out, the Yankees’ fate will have to wait until tomorrow. Let’s get the regular season over with already, shall we?
In the third inning, each starter only needed 8 pitches to retire all three batters he faced in order. They’re a blade I know that when you were called up they said just worry about the press story about the offense.
“I’m not trying to hit home runs, ” maintained Swihart. Boston manager Torey Lovullo met and took a picture with President Obama, who is staying in the same Manhattan hotel while attending the UN General Assembly. “It couldn’t have been more at ease, more normal, than two guys just talking shop”.
The Orioles put two on with one out in the eighth on Flaherty’s single and a walk to Machado, but Chris Davis popped up to third off left-hander Tommy Layne and Steve Pearce flied out to center against right-hander Noe Ramirez to end the inning. “That’s a different team than we’d seen all spring and summer”, Rodriguez said.