Yankees and Red Sox play in season opener

Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

New York; Friday, 1:05 p.m. EDT


PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Nathan Eovaldi (0-0); Yankees: Gerrit Cole (0-0)

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees host the Boston Red Sox for the season opener.

New York had a 92-70 record overall and a 46-35 record in home games last season. The Yankees scored 4.4 runs per game while giving up 4.1 last season.

Boston went 92-70 overall and 43-38 in road games last season. The Red Sox averaged 8.9 hits per game last season and totaled 219 home runs.


INJURIES: Yankees: Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Red Sox: Chris Sale: 60-Day IL (right rib stress fracture), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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