Red Sox Nationals Baseball Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale, left, is pulled from the game by manager Alex Cora, right, during the third inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Washington.
The Red Sox and Yankees entered the day tied at 91-70, one game ahead of both the Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners.
Boston won the series series from the Yankees 10-9.
ET, but the simplest was this: If the Red Sox beat the Nationals, who entered the game last in the NL East, Fenway Park would be the site of the AL wild-card game, no matter what else happened Sunday.
TRAINER’S ROOMRed Sox: Martinez is usually a designated hitter but was playing right field in an NL park.