Recap - Red Sox Offense Takes Saturday Off

Jim Monaghan
Content Coordinator

The Red Sox were held to just one run over 16 innings as the Yankees rallied for a 4-1 win at Fenway Park in a marathon Fenway Park game on Saturday that lasted almost six hours.

Photo courtesy of the Boston Herald
Chris Sale (pictured) started for Boston and was brilliant - 7.2 scoreless innings in which he allowed just three hits and two walks while striking out thirteen. He was in line for a 1-0 win until Craig Kimbrel served up a game-tying home run to Matt Holliday in the top of the ninth inning.

The lone Red Sox run came in the bottom of the third on a sacrifice fly by Mitch Moreland that drove in Mookie Betts.

Yankees starter Luis Severino held Boston to just four hits over seven innings. The New York bullpen shut the Red Sox out for nine innings allowing just four hits while walking two and striking out six.

The Yankees scored three times in the 16th off Doug Fister to secure the win.

Boston played the game under protest after a base running play in the 11th involving Holliday and Jacoby Ellsbury in which the Red Sox felt that Holliday had obstructed their attempt to turn a double play.

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