New York Yankees third string catcher, KYLE HIGASHIOKA, homers into the second deck in left field in the fourth inning off of Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price. After going hitless in his first 22 times at bat in the major leagues, HIGASHIOKA got his first hit, a home run. The Yankees went on to route the Red Sox 11-1.
Uploaded here are 7 selected images from tonight’s Red Sox/Yankees game from Yankee Stadium. I think you will like them and hopefully be able to use one or two of them—-they are particularly strong.
New York Yankees starting pitcher, LUIS SEVERINO, became the first 13 game winner in the majors, pitching 6 2/3rd innings of shutout ball, allowing only 2 hits, striking out 6 and walking 3. Severino was supported by 6 home runs, of which three were hit by leadoff batter, AARON HICKS.
GLYBER TORRES hit another three-run home run and he now leads the major leagues with 6 three-run home runs.
Finally, Yankees third string catcher, KYLE HIGASHIOKA, who had gone 0 for 22 in the major leagues, got his first hit, a home run into the second deck in left field.
It was a great night for the Yankees, not so much for the Red Sox. But, it is a long season and the Red Sox rivalry will continue all year long. The Yankees play the final three games of the season at Fenway Park.