Kimbrel & Co Implode In The 8th [VIDEO]
The New York Yankees beat the Red Sox 9-6 last night and moved into first place in the AL East.
A big time 8th inning for the Yanks was the difference in this one.
Leading by a run, the Sox brought in Matt Barnes to shut down the Yanks but he promptly gave up a double and a walk.
Then manager Alex Cora called on closer Craig Kimbrel. He promptly gave up a two-run triple to Brett Gardner and a two-run homer to Aaron Judge.
The Yanks streak continues, winning 17 of their last 18 games.
They improve to 26-10. The Sox drop to 25-11
Game three of the series tonight.