Red Sox bring 1-0 series lead over Yankees into game 2

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Saturday, June 10, 2023

Boston Red Sox (32-32, fifth in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (37-28, third in the AL East)

New York; Saturday, 7:35 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Tanner Houck (3-5, 5.46 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 56 strikeouts); Yankees: Domingo German (3-3, 3.69 ERA, .95 WHIP, 59 strikeouts)

: Yankees -123, Red Sox +104; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Red Sox face the New York Yankees with a 1-0 series lead.

New York has gone 20-16 in home games and 37-28 overall. The Yankees have the 10th-ranked team batting average in the AL at .234.

Boston is 32-32 overall and 15-16 in road games. The Red Sox are ninth in the AL with 69 total home runs, averaging 1.1 per game.

Saturday's game is the second time these teams match up this season.


Rafael Devers leads Boston with 14 home runs while slugging .490. Kike Hernandez is 7-for-36 with two home runs and seven RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 5-5, .223 batting average, 3.03 ERA, outscored opponents by 15 runs

Red Sox: 4-6, .239 batting average, 4.19 ERA, outscored by nine runs

INJURIES: Yankees: Nestor Cortes Jr.: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Weber: 60-Day IL (forearm), Aaron Judge: 10-Day IL (toe), Greg Allen: 10-Day IL (hip), Carlos Rodon: 60-Day IL (forearm), Harrison Bader: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Ian Hamilton: 15-Day IL (groin), Jonathan Loaisiga: 60-Day IL (elbow), Lou Trivino: 60-Day IL (elbow), Frankie Montas: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Luis Gil: 60-Day IL (elbow), Scott Effross: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Red Sox: Chris Sale: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Joely Rodriguez: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Richard Bleier: 15-Day IL (shoulder), John Schreiber: 15-Day IL (side), Yu Chang: 10-Day IL (hand), Zack Kelly: 60-Day IL (elbow), Wyatt Mills: 60-Day IL (elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60-Day IL (knee), Trevor Story: 60-Day IL (elbow)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.