New York Yankees: Red Sox Series Preview/Predictions

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Aaron Judge, Gleyber Torres, New York Yankees. (Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images)

The New York Yankees will play their first home series of the season this week as they take on their rivals, the Boston Red Sox.

Predicted Record to this point: 4-1
Actual Record: 4-1

The past week has been bizarre, to say the least for the New York Yankees after the Marlins’ problems with COVID-19 impacting the Phillies, therefore postponing the Yankees/Phillies series. With that, the Yankees played a two-game series in Baltimore against the Orioles, which they managed to win 9-3 and 8-6.

With those two wins, the Yankees improved their record to 4-1 on the season, and will now face the Red Sox for a three-game series in the Bronx.

Unlike the Yankees, the Red Sox got off to a horrendous start to their 2020 season with a 1-4 record, but they have since bounced back after two straight wins over the Mets and now hold a 3-4 record.

As for the Yankees, they have put together three straight wins, including a win on Thursday night where they entered the ninth inning down 6-5 to the Orioles, but managed to win 8-6 thanks to an Aaron Judge three-run home run.

This was the second time we saw the Yankees come from behind late in a game to get a win this season, and it shows the resilience they have. The first was a 3-2 win over the Nationals after they trailed 2-0 going into the seventh inning.

The Red Sox are a much different team in 2020 than they were in 2019 after losing Mookie Betts and David Price, and because of it, they have struggled quite a bit. But even against a better team in 2019, the Yankees still went 14-5 against Boston while sweeping them multiple times as well.

If they can do that against a Red Sox team that included one of the best players in the MLB in Mookie Betts, why can’t they do it against a team without him?

So far I have been spot on with my predictions as I have predicted the Yankees would hold a 4-1 record at this point which has turned out to be true. That being said, let’s see if we can keep it up.

So without further ado, let’s take a look at the Yankees/Red Sox series and give predictions for each game!

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