A Win! A Sweep! [VIDEO]
What a comeback! What a sweep! The Red Sox beat the Yankees 5-4 in 10 innings Sunday night, giving the Sox a four-game sweep and a 9.5 game lead in the AL East.
Trailing 4-1 in the 9th inning, the Sox not only came back to tie the game. They did it against Aroldis Chapman. It was a two-run single be J.D. Martinez and then a throwing error allowed the tying run.
In the 10th, Sandy Leon singled, went to second on a wild pitch. Tony Renda pinch run for him as Andrew Benitendi hit a single up the middle for the game winner.
Elias Sports Bureau says it is the first time the Sox have had a four-game sweep of the Yankees when a team is at least 30 games over .500 since Ted Williams rookie season in 1939.
The Sox have today off before starting a series in Toronto next.