2018 ALDS Game 2: Yankees vs Red Sox top 5 players

New York was able to tie up the series with a solid victory in Fenway Park on Saturday night (October 6).

1

Gary Sanchez - Yankees

Gary Sanchez was easily today's main star, as he gave his team two huge home runs. His first, arrived in the second inning as a solo shot off David Price. Five innings later, he knocked a three-run homer out of Fenway to help strengthen the Yankees' lead. Sanchez finished 2-for-4 with four RBIs and two runs scored.

2

Aaron Judge - Yankees

Judge connected on his second home run of the playoffs, in the first inning, to put the Yankees on the board, 1-0. Overall, it was a good outing for the former AL Rookie of the Year, who finished 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored.

3

Xander Bogaerts - Red Sox

Down 3-0 in the fourth inning, Boston's Xander Bogaerts stepped to the plate. He delivered a solid shot to deep center field, clearing the wall for a solo home run. That finally got the Red Sox on the board, cutting it to a two-run game. Bogaerts would finish 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in the game.

4

Ian Kinsler - Red Sox

An RBI-double from Ian Kinsler gave the Red Sox some life, putting another run on the board. Unfortunately, it wasn't enough, as the Yankees would hold on for a convincing win. While Kinsler helped a bit tonight, Boston fans are still disappointed in his overall performance thus far.

5

Masahiro Tanaka - Yankees

Picking up tonight's win for the New York Yankees, was Masahiro Tanaka. The Yankees' ace worked five innings and struck out four batters. He held the Red Sox to three hits, with one walk, and one run given up in that time, while his NY sluggers provided plenty of run support to give him a cushion.

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