The New York Yankees visit the Boston Red Sox for a three-game nationally televised series at Fenway Park starting Friday, June 25 (6/25/2021).
They Yankees are hungry for a better result during this meeting with the Red Sox, after they were swept at Yankee Stadium in a three-game series earlier in June.
New York is coming off back-to-back wins over the Kansas City Royals, including an 8-1 trouncing on Thursday. They are 40-34 for the season, in third place in the American League East and 3.5 games behind 2nd place Boston.
The Red Sox are eager for a win after losing their last two outings in a row to the Tampa Bay Rays. They have a 44-31 record for the season.
Here’s how to watch the game:
What: MLB regular season game
Who: New York Yankees @ Boston Red Sox
When: Friday, June 25
Where: Yankee Stadium
Time: 7:10 p.m. ET
TV: YES, NESN, MLBN (out of market)
*Channel availability varies with market. Check local listings for live streaming services.
Here’s the schedule for the rest of the series:
- 6/26, 7:15 p.m. on FOX. Stream on fuboTV, AT&T TV, Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV
- 6/27, 1:10 p.m. on TBS. Stream on Sling, AT&T TV, Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV
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New York Yankees (40-34, third in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (44-31, first in the AL East)
Boston; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Domingo German (4-4, 4.17 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 63 strikeouts) Red Sox: Martin Perez (5-4, 4.32 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 57 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox +112, Yankees -130; over/under is 10 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Boston’s Martinez puts 13-game hit streak on the line against Yankees.
The Red Sox are 18-10 against AL East opponents. Boston ranks third in the majors in hitting with a .256 batting average, Xander Bogaerts leads the team with an average of .321.
The Yankees have gone 17-21 against division opponents. New York has hit 98 home runs this season, seventh in the league. Aaron Judge leads the club with 16, averaging one every 15.9 at-bats.
The Red Sox won the last meeting 6-5. Matt Barnes recorded his second victory and Marwin Gonzalez went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Boston. Luis Cessa registered his first loss for New York.
TOP PERFORMERS: Rafael Devers leads the Red Sox with 18 home runs and is batting .280.
DJ LeMahieu leads the Yankees with 74 hits and has 25 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 5-5, .263 batting average, 5.18 ERA, outscored by 12 runs
Yankees: 7-3, .229 batting average, 4.05 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs
INJURIES: Red Sox: Chris Sale: (elbow), Ryan Brasier: (left calf), Christian Arroyo: (knee), Kevin Plawecki: (hamstring).
Yankees: Justin Wilson: (hamstring), Luis Severino: (elbow), Clarke Schmidt: (elbow), Darren O’Day: (rotator cuff), Corey Kluber: (shoulder), Aaron Hicks: (left wrist), Gio Urshela: (leg).
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