Opponent: at Boston Red Sox
Result: 3-1 win
2017 Record: 12-7, second place (1.5 GB)
Game Summary: The Yankees took an early 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning with an Aaron Judge home run. As it turns out the pair of runs were all that was needed in New York’s 3-1 victory over Boston. Luis Severino was tremendous though seven and Dellin Betances was great in the eighth. Yankee closer Aroldis Chapman struggled to convert the save in the ninth, however, he got the job done by securing the victory.
Aaron Judge – Judge went 1-2 with a home run, walk, two runs scored and two runs batted in.
Greg Bird – Bird went 1-3 with a long single off the Green Monster and a walk.
Luis Severino – Severino dominated over seven innings of scoreless baseball. He struck out six, walked two and permitted three hits.