Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees - 9/28/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (98-61) at Boston Red Sox (107-52)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7:10 pm (Fenway Park)
L Lynn (9-10) (4.80) vs. R Porcello (17-7) (4.33)
The Line: Boston Red Sox +110 / New York Yankees -130 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, NESN
The Boston Red Sox host the New York Yankees in an AL East rivalry in Friday MLB.
The New York Yankees ended their series at Tampa Bay with a dominating 12-1 rout of the Rays. New York starter CC Sabathia allowed a hit over five scoreless innings with Luis Cessa surrendering a 7th inning homer.
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The Yankees racked up 13 hits and walked four times with Luke Voit going 3-3 with a homer two RBI’s and two runs while Miguel Andujar logged a pair of hits including a homer with two RBI’s. The Yanks saw Giancarlo Stanton go deep twice while Aaron Judge connected on a pair of sac fly’s.
The Yankees send left hander JA Happ to the hill to oppose the Red Sox for the 4th time in 2018. Happ has made 30 starts and has gone 16-6 with a 3.57 ERA.
The Boston Red Sox dropped game two of their DH with Baltimore 10-3 on Wednesday. Boston starter Chris Sale allowed three runs in 4.2 innings with Matt Barnes giving up three more followed by four runs allowed by Craig Kimbrel in 1/3 of an inning.
The Red Sox offense consisted of six hits and eight bases on balls with Blake Swihart and Tzu-Wei Lin recording RBI’s while Jackie Bradley Jr., Rafael Devers and Sam Travis scored.
The Red Sox hand the ball to Rick Porcello for Friday’s start versus the Yankees. Porcello comes off a 5-4 loss at Cleveland where he gave up four runs (three earned) over five frames.
NY Yankees are 14-5 in their last 19 vs. American League East and NY Yankees are 5-2 in their last 7 games vs. a right-handed starter and NY Yankees are 42-20 in their last 62 during game 1 of a series. Boston are 43-15 in their last 58 home games and are 56-25 in their last 81 overall. Under is 7-1-2 in Porcello’s last 10 starts vs. NY Yankees and Boston are 5-2 in Porcello’s last 7 home starts vs. NY Yankees.
I am beginning to see Brian Johnson pop up as the starter for Boston which has me looking at the visiting Yankees…