Gleyber Torres, Yankees start doubleheader with close win over Red Sox

Published by
New York Daily News

BOSTON — Nick Pivetta spent the first five innings of Tuesday’s doubleheader carving up the Yankees, but Game 1 unraveled for the Red Sox starter in the sixth frame. Pivetta, protecting a 2-0 lead, began the inning by hitting Everson Pereira and allowing a single to Kyle Higashioka. DJ LeMahieu, who got uncharacteristically angry after an earlier strikeout, then drove in the Yankees’ first run with a double. Gleyber Torres followed up with a two-run single down the first base line. The sudden burst of offense paved the way for a 3-2 Yankees win at Fenway Park after the start of the series was …

Read More