Stanton's slam lifts Yanks to 5-3 win, WC tie with Red Sox
Yankees Red Sox Baseball New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton hits a grand slam during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (Michael Dwyer)BOSTON — (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a go-ahead grand slam over the Green Monster in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees beat Boston 5-3 on Saturday to tie the Red Sox for the top spot in the AL wild-card race. The slugger also had three hits and a three-run homer Friday night to help New York win the opening game of the series. The Red Sox took an early 2-0 lead before Pivetta was pulled in the sixth after he gave up a single to Gio Urshela and a double to Brett Gardner. Plawecki then put the Red Sox in front 1-0 in the third, crushing Cortes' slider and clanging it off the light tower above the Green Monster.wftv.com
Indians homer in 19th straight; beat Sox 11-5
Franmil Reyes homered over the Green Monster to spark a three-run third inning _ Cleveland’s franchise-record tying 19th straight game with a home run _ and the Indians salvaged the finale of the series with an 11-5 victory over the COVID-impacted Boston Red Sox.