Yankees don’t waste any time, DJ LeMahieu gets a base hit to right field. Aaron Judge and Luke Voit walk to load the bases. A sac fly by Gio Urshela let LeMahieu slide easily into home while a hit by Clint Frazier is deep enough that Judge scores standing up. Mike Tauchman grounds out to end the inning. 2-0 Yankees.
Second inning. Tyler Wade is caught stealing second after he walked. He came off the bag while the tag was still applied. Boston goes down in order.
Third inning. Brett Gardner stretches a single to two, initially called out. Yankees challenge and it’s overturned. However it was shortlived as Gardner is out at third on the next play. Boston again goes down in order.
Fourth inning. Frazier appears to save a bug after he’s checked at first following a base hit. Tauchman hits a bloop to shortstop Xander Bogaerts who bobbles it. Kyle Higashioka hits one to right field, getting past Christian Arroyo. Frazier scores. Wade up and hits a ball to the second baseman who gets Higashioka out but then throws past the first base. Wade is safe and Tauchman scores. Boston manages to get a hit. 4-0 Yankees.
Fifth inning. Judge is caught stealing second after a walk, but looks like it would have been overturned if the Yankees had challenged. Gardner gets a base hit. Voit hits one just fair into left field and it makes a sharp turn off a garage door, forcing Michael Chavis to quickly correct his course to get the ball. Gardner scores from first as Voit slips approaching first. He appears to be all right. Frazier launches the first home run of the game into right center. Boston again, goes down in order. 7-0 Yankees.
Skipping to the ninth. Gardner walks and advances to second on a wild pitch. Voit gets a hit. Gardner runs to third and Rafael Devers airmails the ball into foul territory behind first base. Both runners are safe. Urshela hits a sac fly to right field. Voit, who had run to second, realizes too late that he needed to get back to first. He’s tagged out, but not before Gardner jogs home. 8-0 Yankees.
Yankees shut out the Red Sox with J.A. Happ going eight innings and only allowing four hits.