FINAL SCORE: Yankees 4, Red Sox 2
IN BRIEF: The Red Sox are held to three hits, lose their fifth in a row for the first time since 2015 and drop 11 1/2 games behind the Yankees as a first-inning grand slam by Gleyber Torres is all New York needs in a 4-2 victory in the series opener in the Bronx. BOX SCORE
RED SOX RECORD: 59-52
Bogaerts walks, Martinez hits a two-run homer to left on a 0-1 pitch from Paxton (2-0, BOS).
J.D. wasting no time! pic.twitter.com/U0ixQo0SEx— Red Sox (@RedSox) August 2, 2019
LeMahieu singles to center, moves to second when Judge walks and to third when Encarnación walks, Torres hits a grand slam to left on a 0-0 pitch from Rodriguez (4-2, BOS).
A Beautiful Baby Grand 👋 pic.twitter.com/bx6bpWBzPl— New York Yankees (@Yankees) August 2, 2019
NIFTY PLAY BY DEVERS ON URSHELA'S SHOT DOWN THE LINE:
The throw.— Red Sox (@RedSox) August 3, 2019
The out. pic.twitter.com/zvqdiinS6H
@Yankees, doubleheader, Saturday, 1:05 & 7:05 p.m., FS1 (first game only), NESN (both games)
@Yankees, Sunday, 7:08 p.m., ESPN
Vs. Royals, Monday, 7:10 p.m., NESN
Vs. Royals, Tuesday, 7:10 p.m., NESN
Vs. Royals, Wednesday, 7:10 p.m., NESN
Click here to download the new MyTeams App by NBC Sports! Receive comprehensive coverage of your teams and stream the Celtics easily on your device.