July 17, 2024

Purple Sox

Justin Turner of the Red Sox celebrates with Rafael Devers and Connor Wong after hitting a three-run home run during the seventh inning.
Justin Turner of the Purple Sox celebrates with Rafael Devers and Connor Wong after hitting a three-run house run through the seventh inning. AP Picture/Frank Franklin II

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees prolonged a shedding streak to eight for the primary time since 1995, permitting Justin Turner’s ninth-inning, go-ahead double after a key overturned name in a 6-5 defeat to the Boston Purple Sox on Sunday.

New York appeared to go forward in eighth when Isiah Kiner-Falefa scored from first on rookie Anthony Volpe’s single. Plate umpire Junior Valentine signaled secure, ruling Kiner-Falefa’s left foot bought in forward of Connor Wong’s tag, however the name was reversed in a video overview, which additionally upheld that the catcher didn’t block the plate in violation of guidelines.

Swept in consecutive collection by Atlanta and Boston, the Yankees have misplaced eight straight for the primary time since Aug. 19-26, 1995. New York (60-64), at risk of ending its streak of 30 consecutive profitable seasons, is 24-39 since June 4. The Yanke started Sunday trailing Seattle by eight video games for the AL’s final wild card.

Turner had 4 RBIs for the Purple Sox, which is 8-1 in opposition to the Yankees this 12 months and has gained seven in a row in opposition to New York.

With the rating 5-5, Pablo Reyes singled off Clay Holmes (4-4) main off the ninth and stole second, and Alex Verdugo walked. Turner doubled to the right-field warning observe on a sinker.

Chris Martin (4-1) allowed two hits in a scoreless eighth, bought the win and Kenley Jansen bought his twenty ninth save in 32 possibilities. Greg Allen doubled main off the ninth and DJ LeMahieu was hit by a pitch, however Jansen struck out Aaron Decide and Torres, then retired Ben Rortvedt on a flyout.

Rafael Devers homered within the first off Clarke Schmidt and Masataka Yoshida hit right into a run-scoring forceout within the sixth, however Kyle Higashioka and Gleyber Torres hit tying homers within the third and sixth off Nick Pivetta.

Turner hit a three-run homer within the seventh off Michael King one pitch after Devers was walked deliberately. Volpe tied the rating within the backside half together with his seventeenth homer, a three-run drive in opposition to John Schreiber. Torres and Volpe reached 50 RBIs; earlier than Sunday, the Yankees had been the one huge league crew with out anybody reaching 50.


Purple Sox: LF Jarren Duran left with a bruised left toe. … RHP Tanner Houck (facial fracture) will probably be activated for his first begin since June 17 Tuesday in Houston. … 1B Tristan Casas (tooth an infection) missed a second straight recreation. He has a observe up appointment Monday in Houston and will return.


Purple Sox: LHP James Paxton (7-3, 3.34 ERA) opposes RHP Cristian Javier (8-2, 4.49) within the opener of a four-game collection Monday in Houston.

Yankees: LHP Carlos Rodón (1-4, 7.33) will probably be activated after lacking two weeks with a left hamstring pressure Tuesday in opposition to the visiting Nationals, who will begin RHP Josiah Grey (7-10, 3.96).