The New York Yankees took game one of the London series over the Boston Red Sox 17-13. The game played in front 59.659 fans and the game lasted 4 hours and 42 minutes. The Yankees and Red Sox combined 30 runs and 35 hits. Aaron Hicks hit the MLB home run in London off Rick Porcello. Here are the takeaways from the Yankees win over the Red Sox in London.
DJ LeMahieu Is A Hit Machine
DJ LeMahieu went 4 for 6 in the game and drove in five runs to help lead the Yankees to victory. He leads the American League in batting average, batting, 342. The Former Twin extended his hit streak to 13 games. LeMahieu is the perfect table setter for the Yankees; he can flat out hit. He probably is the Yankees best offseason signing. LeMahieu was a key factor for the Yankees win over the Red Sox.
Luke Voit Heating Up
Luke Voit had himself a day also. He went 4 for 4 with three doubles and an RBI. Voit moved his average up to .280. Voit was hurt in the fifth inning while running to second base. He what the Yankees called a lower abdominal injury. Hopefully, the injury is not serious and Voit does not miss much time because he is playing some outstanding baseball.
Chavis Goes Deep
Michael Chavis hit two home runs for the Red Sox and drove in six runs. He has 14 home runs on the season. It was not enough for the Red Sox to pull off a comeback win.
Masahiro Tanaka and Rick Porcello Rocked
Aaron Judge Goes Deep
Aaron Judge hit an opposite field two-run home run in the fourth inning. Judge’s second home run since coming off the injured list. The London fans were delighted to get a taste off Judge’s power. The Yankees win over the Red Sox did not disappoint the London fans.