New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox

After a rough start to the season, the Boston Red Sox have reclaimed some of their 2018 magic but will it be too late to catchup to the division leading New York Yankees?

How to Watch

Where: Fenway Park, Boston, MA

When: Sunday, July 28th at 7:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): ESPN, Red Sox TV/Radio: NESN, WEEI, 93.7 FM. Yankees TV/Radio: YES, WFAN 101.9FM.

Team Notes

New York Yankees

The Yankees have a double-digit game lead in the AL East, putting them in cruise control for the lead-up to the AL Playoffs.

The Yankees have a 99.4% chance to make the postseason and a 14.1% chance to take the World Series.

The Yankees are favored to win the AL title at 7-4 and stand at 7-2 to win the 2019 World Series.

Boston Red Sox

The Red Sox are strong candidates for one of the Wild Card spots in the American League and could become serious contenders with a move or two at the trade deadline.

Boston has a 26.5% chance to make the postseason and 0.8% to win the World Series according to baseball-reference.com.

The Red Sox have 20-1 odds to win the AL Pennant and 35-1 to win the 2019 World Series in 2019.

Pitcher Notes

New York Yankees: Domingo German (12-2, 4.03 ERA)

German had his worst start of the season on Tuesday night, allowing eight earned runs via three long balls to the Minnesota Twins.

  • After three straight quality starts, German allowed nine hits in the start against the Twins.
  • The Yanks’ righty has allowed five home runs in his last two starts, after allowing four in his previous four starts.
  • German has walked just four batters while striking out 21 in his four July appearances.

Red Sox: Chris Sale (5-9, 4.00 ERA)

In Sale’s last start, the left-hander allowed two earned runs while striking out ten Tampa Bay Rays over six innings.

  • In July, Sale had 34 strikeouts in 22.1 innings.
  • The Red Sox’s starter has allowed just two runs in his last 12.2 innings behind 22 strikeouts.
  • Sale has thrown two straight quality starts for Boston after three straight starts allowing five earned runs in each game.

Hitter Notes

New York Yankees

The Yankees are 11-7 in July, scoring 102 runs behind 32 homers during the month.

  • OF Brett Gardner is 6 for 29 against Gibson with one double and 10 strikeouts.
  • OF Aaron Judge is 4 for 20 with one homer in his career against Sale.
  • 1B Edwin Encarnacion is 7 for 21 versus the Red Sox’ lefty with three homers and five RBI.

Boston Red Sox

The Red Sox are 12-6 in July, scoring 117 runs in the 18 games. The team has been powered behind 75 extra-base hits thus far, including 31 homers.

  • OF J.D. Martinez is 0 for 4 against German in his career.
  • SS Xander Bogaerts is 2 for 2 versus the Yankees’ right-hander with a solo homer.
  • OF Andrew Benintendi is 2 for 4 versus German with two strikeouts.

Roster Notes

New York Yankees

  • OF Giancarlo Stanton has yet to start baseball exercises, leaving him in doubt to return by mid-August.
  • RP Dellin Betances has a shoulder impingement that continues to keep him on the 10-day IL, even though he is rehabbing.
  • SP Luis Severino continues to increase strength during his rehab throwing program.

Boston Red Sox

  • SP Nathan Eovaldi has returned from the 60-day IL, but is currently in the Sox bullpen.
  • 1B Steve Pearce is recovering from a strained lower back and remains on the 10-day IL.
  • RP Steven Wright has a deep toe bruise and he’s on the 10-day IL.

Game Odds

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Moneyline

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888Sport NJ +150 -182

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Total Runs

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888Sport NJ -110 -110

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Run Line

Sportsbook New York Yankees +1.5 Boston Red Sox -1.5 Link
888Sport NJ -127 +105

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