The 22-year-old took the mound at Yankee Stadium with the Bronx Bombers fully in control, and he pitched a scoreless ninth despite encountering quite a bit of danger.
After surrendering a single to Brock Holt and an infield single to Eduardo Nunez, Sheffield walked Jackie Bradley Jr. to load the bases with one out.
That successful outing bookended a dominant performance by starter Luis Severino—who picked up his 18th win of the season by scattering six hits and striking out six over seven innings.
The Yankees will aim for a three-game sweep of the Red Sox when Masahiro Tanaka squares off against Eduardo Rodriguez on Thursday night.
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