The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox received their closing video games of the 2021 season to clinch spots within the single-elimination American League wild-card sport.
It took the Yankees till the very finish to place a run on the Tampa Bay Rays.
Rougned Odor singled to start out the underside of the ninth inning, and Tyler Wade pinch-ran for him. Wade moved to second base on a Gleyber Torres sacrifce fly. An Anthony Rizzo single moved Wade to 3rd base whereas Rizzo took second on an errant throw to the catcher.
With two runners on, the Rays selected to pitch to Aaron Judge. The lumbering outfielder hit a liner off the mound, and it was sufficient for Wade to race house and rating the game-winning run.
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The Red Sox wanted to return again from a 5-1 deficit in opposition to the Washington Nationals.
Rafael Devers offered the heroics within the prime of the ninth. With Kyle Schwarber on base, Devers hit a go-ahead house run, and Boston received 7-5. It was Devers’ thirty eighth house run of the season, and it couldn’t have come at a greater time.
The outcomes nullified any hopes of the Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners making the playoffs.
New York and Boston will now meet within the American League wild-card sport Tuesday at Boston’s Fenway Park at 8 p.m. ET.
The Yankees not too long ago swept the Red Sox to assist get them right here.
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