Game No. 020 — April 26, 2017
After a two-day layoff — a scheduled day off followed by a rain out — the Red Sox opened the season series with their rival, the New York Yankees. Rick Porcello lost his third straight game, giving up a two-run home run that rookie Aaron Judge sent into the right field bleachers, despite an otherwise solid performance. Boston showed some life in the ninth inning, scoring their only run and bringing the tying run to the plate, but fell just short against World-Series-winning closer Aroldis Chapman.
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