Sox finish off historic season with rout of Yankees

Sox finish off historic season with rout of Yankees

Sox finish off historic season with rout of Yankees

"We know we have a challenge ahead of us, but that's when we play our best, " major-league home run leader Khris Davis told the San Francisco Chronicle. A brief "M-V-P!" chant broke out.

The Yankees have one more chance to add to the record total Sunday as they try to complete a three-game series sweep against the AL East champion Red Sox, who they could meet again next week in the playoffs.

NY reached 100 wins for the 20th time in franchise history and first since going 103-59 in 2009, when the Yankees went on to win their most recent World Series title.

He and the friend who attended the game with him are not even Red Sox fans. That said, at least they get to host.

The home run record wasn't the only one to fall. Hitting coach Marcus Thames signaled for its retrieval, too, as did Triple-A pitching coach Tommy Phelps, but if anyone in the Red Sox dugout noticed, it was too.

Porcello has pitched well against the Yankees this season, going 2-0 with a 2.53 earned run average in three starts, fanning 18, walking three and allowing just one home run in 21-1/3 innings.

While the Sox will carry five starts, only four will actually get the nod to start games.

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"It happens all the time at our stadium, so not too anxious about it", he said.

It still hasn't been announced, but Friday night victor J.A. Happ is in line to pitch the wild-card game.

He said those decisions will depend on who wins Wednesday's Wild-Card game between the A's and Yankees.

But Pearce grounded out on a 3-2 pitch to third base to end it, giving the Yankees their 99th win.

-Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer figured his season was done when he reached 300 strikeouts earlier this week in a win over the Miami Marlins. They've been head and shoulders the best team in baseball all year long, winning more games than any other team by a landslide. According to ESPN's Coley Harvey, the team has now registered at least 20 homers from each spot in the batting order - and, more importantly, they've outpaced the 1997 Mariners, who had gone undefeated for 21 years after putting up 264 home runs prior to their run at the ALDS. Miguel Andujar, Didi Gregorius, Aaron Hicks and Judge are tied for second with 27.

A North Carolina native and a current resident of storm-ravaged Wilmington, Nixon spent parts of 10 seasons in Boston after being drafted seventh overall in 1993 out of New Hanover High School. Twelve teams in baseball history have won as many as 108 games. It was the only team in baseball to go all season without losing four straight.

The last time they secured home field advantage throughout the playoffs was in 2013, which was the last time they won the World Series. Wade Boggs was the last Boston player to lead the majors in average, hitting.366 in 1988.

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