New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox: MLB Opening Day Live Score, Analysis
FINAL: Red Sox 8, Yankees 2
The Red Sox simply controlled the game throughout after scoring four runs in the second inning.
CC Sabathia struggled early and the Red Sox took advantage.
New York answered with two runs in the fourth on a single by Francisco Cervelli, but the offense was stagnate the rest of the game.
Boston added a run in the seventh and three in the ninth to put the game out of reach.
Jacoby Ellsbury and Jose Iglesias each had three hits and a run scored, while Shane Victorino had three RBI.
Boston is in sole possession of first place as no other AL East team was playing.
And that's all she wrote.
A few notes: Yankees walked eight batters, while the Red Sox issued four walks. The Yankees went 3-for-19 at the first five spots in the order. The Red Sox were 10-for-23 through the first three spots in the order and the No. 9 spot.
In the end, the Yankees' Triple-A team proved to be overmatched.
Foul out to end the game.
Ground out to short for the second out.
Just one more and the Red Sox are in first place.
Granted, it's just Opening Day.
Overbay flies out to deep right for the first out the inning.
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Pedroia grounds out to end the inning.
Victorino with an RBI single to make it 8-2.
RBI infield single for Ellsbury.
Gomes with heads-up base running as he scores another run.
Red Sox lead 7-2.
Iglesias strikes out for the second out.
Bradley walks again to load the bases.
Gomes with a liner to left to put runners on first and second with one out.
Jackie Bradley is up.
Middlebrooks now 0-for-4 with the strikeout.
I'm digging that stach by Joba.
Ichiro grounds into a double play to end the inning.
We go to the ninth.
You're hearing a lot of people with their first hits as a Yankee.
Hafner singles with one out.
You can actually hear the gritted teeth of Yankees broadcasters as they announce who’s up next for the bottom of the inning.— Chirpy McChirpson (@BlueJaysChirps) April 1, 2013
Wells flies out for the first out of the inning.
Strikeout to end the inning.
That was quick.
That's two quick outs in the inning.
Youkilis strikes out to end the inning.
That was the Yanks' chance.
Andrew Bailey coming on to pitch.
Red Sox are lucky to not have any damage so far this inning.
Cano strikes out for the second out.
Nunez strikes out for a big first out.
Gardner walks to put runnners on first and second.
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